Found January 31, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
            The Big Ten is having one of the most memorable basketball seasons we’ve seen in some time. The conference leads the country with five top-25 teams and ranks number one in the RPI/Sagarin ratings. Along with being regarded as the best conference in the nation, the Big Ten is full of intriguing stories. Here are the top five on the year thus far: 1.) Welcome Back Indiana Hoosiers Not sure anyone, but Head Coach Tom Crean saw this one coming. The Hoosiers are ranked #20th in both polls and have a 17-7 record with wins over big-dawgs Kentucky and Ohio State. Yeah, they may 5-5 in the conference, but not even the Buckeyes are running away with the Big Ten title. This Hoosiers team is nothing like you’ve seen the past few years, mostly because they can fill up the scoreboard. Just ask the Hawkeyes who yielded 103 points to the Hoosiers in a loss this past weekend. Indiana leads the conference with a robust 79.5 points per game. 2.) Big Ten is the Best Conference in the Count...

Michigan State's Green: 'Knee will be fine'

If there's one player that Michigan State's basketball team absolutely can't afford to lose, it's senior captain Draymond Green. It didn't look good for Green and the Spartans when he hobbled off the court, missed the final 3:51 of Tuesday night's game at Illinois and was then seen leaving the arena on crutches because of an injured left knee. Green, however...

Spartans’ Leading Scorer/Rebounder Draymond Green Leaves Game With Serious Leg Injury

The Big Ten’s leading rebounder, and best player on the nation’s 9th ranked team may be out for awhile. Michigan State forward Draymond Green seriously hurt his left leg in tonight’s mild upset loss to the Illini, and left the game with 3:50 left, unable to walk on his own power. Green was down on the Assembly Hall floor in Champaign for quite awhile, and after examination...

Michigan State Basketball: Green injured in Spartans loss to Illinois

East Lansing, Mich. — Sometimes the ball just doesn’t bounce in your favor, and tonight it seemed like the ball didn’t want to bounce in the favor of the Michigan State Spartans or the Fighting Illini. This game was definitely hard on the eyes, and even worse on the Spartans record. The Spartans fall to 17-5 and 6-3 in the Big Ten with the 42-41 loss to the Fighting Illini...

MSU's Green, Dawson win Big Ten awards

Michigan State forward Draymond Green is the co-Big Ten player of the week, and guard Brandon Dawson is the league's freshman of the week.

Michigan State's Green (knee sprain) day to day

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State forward Draymond Green has been diagnosed with a sprained left knee.

MSU show bruises in loss

The Detroit News College basketball : Michigan State Champaign, Ill. - All of the attention over the next couple of days will be on the health of senior Draymond Green. Green went down because of a knee injury with less than four minutes to play Tuesday in Michigan State's 42-41 loss to Illinois. Green left the arena in crutches without talking to the media. But Green wasn...

Michigan State Basketball: Green and Dawson win Big Ten weekly honors

East Lansing, Mich. — The Michigan Sate Spartans had only one game last game, and it was enough for senior Draymond Green and freshman Branden Dawson to prove that they deserved Big Ten weekly awards. Draymond Green is the Spartans leading scorer and rebounder, and now he is the Big Ten Co-Player of the week along with Nebraska’s Brandon Richardson. Green scored 22 points and...

Illini nip No. 9 Spartans; MSU's Green leaves hurt

Brandon Paul shook off a poor-shooting game to score 18 points, including two free throws with 45 seconds left that gave Illinois the lead in a 42-41 victory over No. 9 Michigan State on Tuesday night. Michigan State's Draymond Green left with just under four minutes to play with what appeared to be an injury to his left knee.

Michigan St.'s Green suffers apparent left knee injury

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Michigan State forward Draymond Green left Tuesday night's 42-41 loss at Illinois with what appeared to be a left knee injury.

Spartans' Green has sprained left knee (AP)

Michigan State forward Draymond Green has been diagnosed with a sprained left knee. Green had an MRI on Wednesday and is listed as day to day. The ninth-ranked Spartans don't play again until Sunday, when they host No. 23 Michigan. Green was injured during Tuesday night's loss at Illinois. He was helped off the court and hobbled through the postgame handshake line.

Spartans' Draymond Green listed as day-to-day with no tear in left knee

An MRI revealed early today that Michigan State forward Draymond Green does not have a tear in his left knee, according to MSU's Matt Larson. He said doctors called it a sprain and said Green is day-to-day.

Buckeyes flex muscle, defeat Michigan

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A methodical Michigan team controlled the pace for a while, employed a defensive strategy that forced someone besides Jared Sullinger to score for Ohio State and showed glimpses of why many consider the Wolverines a year away from being really, really good. Those glimpses -- and these Wolverines -- ended up getting avalanched. Ohio State finished Sunday's game...

M. Basketball. Green, Dawson Earn Big Ten Weekly Awards

Two Michigan State basketball players have earned Big Ten weekly honors, as announced by the conference on Monday (Jan. 30). Draymond Green was named the Co-Big Ten Men's Basketball Player of the Week, while Branden Dawson earned the title of Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

Buckeyes Secure First Place With Rebounding Effort vs. Michigan

In a battle for sole possession of first place in the Big Ten, the Buckeyes faced some adversity against a worthy foe in rival Michigan. A well-executed gameplan kept Jared Sullinger from dominating the low post, but the Bucks kept their home winning streak alive thanks in large part to the 38-29 rebounding margin in their favor, led by Lenzelle Smith Jr.’s team-high 17 points...
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