Versatile forward Jarrod Uthoff is the driving force behind Iowa's nine-game winning streak, more people should be talking about Oregon's Dillon Brooks and more news and notes from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
Denzel Valentine missed four games with a knee injury. But now he's back. And he helped Michigan State to an easy win at Penn State on Sunday. And the senior guard is still very much a factor in the National Player of the Year race.
Maryland has three former McDonald's All-Americans and a starting lineup with four players who have previously averaged double-figures at the high-major level. So the Terrapins and talented, experienced and the pick in the Big Ten.
The Hoosiers have some important pieces returning and could make a run at Maryland -- a possible national title contender. Michigan, Michigan State and Wisconsin will also be in the mix in what should be a competitive season in the Big Ten.