NO. 13 WEST VIRGINIA AT NO. 12 Texas
2 p.m. Saturday, Ch. 5
The Mountaineers lost at home Jan. 9 to the Longhorns on a three-pointer with 1.8 seconds left. This could be another Big 12 heavyweight matchup that comes down to the wire.
NO. 3 MICHIGAN AT NO. 4 OHIO STATE
12 p.m. Sunday, Ch. 4
The Wolverines were impressive coming off a 23-day COVID pause to win last weekend at Wisconsin. Can they maintain their status as the Big Ten's top dog by winning in Columbus?
TRENDS to watch
Trending up: Big Ten top-five teams. For the first time in league history, three Big Ten teams were ranked in the Associated Press top five in February this week: Michigan (No. 3), Ohio State (No. 4) and Illinois (No. 5).
Trending down: Gophers' NCAA tourney hopes. Seven losses in the past 10 games. Winless on the road at 0-8. Richard Pitino's squad is close to falling off the bubble.
player to watch
Trevion Williams, Purdue: The 6-10, 260-pound junior followed up his 24-point, 10-rebound performance against the Gophers on Feb. 11 with 28 points vs. Michigan State. Williams has surpassed the 20-point mark in three of his past four games.