There may not be a more intriguing conference race in the country than the one taking place in the Big Ten. Teams in the nation’s best league litter the Top 25, and the physical style of play and intimidating and historic arenas make Big Ten play must-see television every night.
The captivating nature of the race for the conference crown will soon transfer to the Player of the Year competition as the season enters its final stages. After all, it’s only logical that the conference with the best combination of teams also has some of the best players.
It would not be difficult to make an air-tight case for a number of candidates to be named the Big Ten’s MVP. Trey Burke may be the best point guard in all of college basketball, Cody Zeller was the preseason darling who has the Hoosiers primed for a deep run in March and lesser-talked about guys like Brandon Paul, Jared Berggren and Keith Appling have also been great.
However, today we are going to make the case for…
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