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2018 Schedule
10-3, 4th in Big Ten
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17dMyron Medcalf

State of the conferences: Big Ten

As the 2017-18 college basketball season gets underway, let's pause to consider the status of each major conference. Right now, the Big Ten looks underwhelming.

Cuse holds on for win over Maryland (1:25)

Syracuse beats Maryland 72-70 to remain unbeaten

Tyus Battle scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half, Oshae Brissett and Frank Howard each scored 15 and Syracuse held off Maryland 72-70 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Monday night.

Syracuse's Brissett attacks the rim with ease (0:26)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Big Ten/ACC challenge kicks off tonight at 7:00 PM on ESPN2. Per BPI the ACC is the favorite to win the challenge at 54%, the Big Ten has a 24% chance to win, and there is a 22% chance it ends in a 7-7 tie.

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18dJeff Borzello

Picking every game in this year's Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Overall, it might look pretty close, with the ACC and Big Ten both filled with good teams (and even a few elite ones). But go game by game and things do not look good for the Big Ten.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Been impressed by Maryland freshmen Darryl Morsell and Bruno Fernando early in the season. Fernando's improvement in the last 18 months is noticeable.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucknell up by 15 on Maryland at halftime -- in College Park. Bison shooting 65 percent from the field and 70 percent from 3-point range.

Morsell gets up for the big and-1 Maryland dunk (0:28)

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Recruiting news: Keldon Johnson tells ESPN he is ready to make his college decision this Saturday at 6pm. "I have talked it over with my parents and we are all in the same page. " said Johnson. His final choices are Kentucky, Maryland, N.C. State, and Texas. Johnson is currently ranked at no.7 in the ESPN 100.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star center Moses Brown tells ESPN he is down to Maryland, UCLA, Florida State and will decide between Kentucky and Duke for his final visit. Doesn't plan to sign during the early period.

Team Stats

Points Per Game79.2105th
Rebounds Per Game39.557th
Assists Per Game15.3106th
Points Allowed64.952nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record41-25
Championship Seasons2002
Tournament Appearances26