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Barfknecht: Parity pain? See the oh-so-close Wildcats

No better example of what a crapshoot Big Ten men’s basketball is this season came Sunday night when Northwestern, on a five-game losing streak, played at No. 13 Maryland. Northwestern scored the game’s first two baskets; built a double-digit lead by the 10-minute mark; led by 11 points at halftime; and still was ahead by 11 at the last TV timeout with 3:28 to play. And lost.

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Huskers seeking end to frustration against Michigan

In four years of Big Ten membership, Nebraska has claimed men’s basketball victories over every available league opponent so far except one. The sweep would be complete ...

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Husker women fall to Iowa in overtime

Iowa finally broke its eight-game losing streak to Nebraska women's basketball team Monday night. It took overtime and an questionable call at the end of regulation to g...

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Barfknecht's Big Ten Rankings, Jan. 27

World-Herald staff writer Lee Barfknecht ranks the Big Ten men's basketball teams as published in The World-Herald on Jan. 27.

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Barfknecht: Parity pain? See the oh-so-close Wildcats

No better example of what a crapshoot Big Ten men’s basketball is this season came Sunday night when Northwestern, on a five-game losing streak,...

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