All-Time Big Ten Basketball Team: Magic, Isaiah and More

The ex-husband of Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries, was successful at the University of Minnesota but his team struggled. The Gophers finished 12–18, with a 3–13 record in the Big Ten during Humphries’ lone season. The team had a .500 record before his arrival and finished with a 10–6 conference record in the season after he left.

Before “Humpdasian,” Kris was a great college basketball player however the Gophers did not win. With the start of college basket season quickly approaching, (and to quote Kim in her divorce statement) “after careful consideration,” our guest contributor West Lamy has decided Kris will not make the cut for his all-time Big Ten basketball team. Not that anyone ever actually thought he would even be in the conversation, but we figured since the whole world was obsessed with his divorce that we should give im a mention.

Here’s the conference’s all-time starting five.

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Big Ten Power Rankings 12-30

By Paul M. Banks

1. Purdue (12-0, 1-0)
Now that conference play has started for what seems like the earliest point in history, it’s time to decide who the conference favorite is, and it’s pretty obvious as the Boilers are off to their best start since the Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson era

2. Michigan State (9-3)
They are a tad overrated. Even in this specific power rankings, I probably gave them to much credit. But I have a feeling Izzo’s benching of Kalin Lucas might wake them up. By the way, backup (sometimes starting) F/C Derrick Nix is shooting 3-28 from the charity stripe this season. No, that’s not a typo.

3. Northwestern (10-1)
Ranked in the Associated Press poll for the first time in 41 years and winners of nine straight, the #25 Wildcats have done it all without injured star Kevin Coble. That’s got to make Bill Carmody the Coach of the Year award front-runner so far

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