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The case for and against the Big Ten bubble teams

Illinois' Khalid Lewis gets blocked on a layup by Wisconsin's Khalil Iverson during the game against Wisconsin at the State Farm Center on Sunday, January 31. The Illini lost 63-55.

By Dan Escalona

March 1, 2016

Over the next week or two, you will undoubtably hear a lot about bubbles. As it stands now, the Big Ten is guaranteed at least five spots in the tournament. For those five teams —Indiana, Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa and Purdue — the regular-season finales and the conference tourna...