Three weeks of college basketball are in the books. As expected there have been surprises, disappointments, and a handful of teams without a blemish on their record (22 to be exact) thus far in 2012.
Gonzaga (7-0, closest game: 57-49 win over Clemson on Nov. 22) has arguably been the most impressive team, but what about the most impressive conference?
Enough with the ACC-Big East talk, can we please give the Big Ten some love? The conference possesses the nation’s top-ranked team (Indiana) and is one of only two conferences (SEC – Florida, LSU, Ole Miss) with three remaining unbeatens in Indiana (8-0), Illinois (8-0), and Michigan (7-0). Typically, the Big Ten is associated with “walk-it-up-the-court,” slow-paced, 42-41 nail-biters, but this year that is not the case… At all.
Indiana (87.8 ppg) is second in the nation in scoring while Michigan (79.9 ppg) and Illinois (79.5 ppg) are 24th and 28th respectively. Conference play is right around the corner and with North Carolina hav...