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The Moving Screen: A Big Ten College Basketball Podcast

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A weekly college basketball podcast focused on the Big Ten by Brendan Quinn of The Athletic and Dylan Burkhardt of


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A weekly college basketball podcast focused on the Big Ten by Brendan Quinn of The Athletic and Dylan Burkhardt of




Portal Mega Pod: Do you know who’s on your Big Ten team?

After a month off, Dylan and Brendan go team by team through the conference to make sense of all of the portal chaos and attempt to make sense of where each roster sits -- while fully understanding that many of these takes will be irrelevant in a few days (or hours) as the portal continues to move.


Michigan State to the Sweet 16! Everyone else? Not so much.

Dylan and Brendan discuss Michigan State's wins over USC and Marquette and preview the matchup with Kansas State. Then they roll through the rest of the league's failure to advance to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament, providing a bit of postmortem on each program.


NCAA Tournament Extravaganza

Brendan and Dylan preview the eight Big Ten matchups in this year's NCAA Tournament and try to answer all of the questions we've worried about all year. Which teams fall flat? Which teams are poised for a run? How many teams make it to the second weekend?


Big Ten Tournament Preview and All-Big Ten picks

Brendan and Dylan recap the NCAA Tournament situation for Big Ten teams, preview the Big Ten Tournament game-by-game and then share their thoughts on how the All-Big Ten teams should shake out.


A wild week behind, a wild(er) week ahead

Brendan and Dylan recap an improbable weekend of Big Ten hoops. Purdue clinched a share of the title while playing some of its worst basketball of the season. Iowa and Michigan State played an early afternoon thrilled in Iowa City. Hunter Dickinson kept Michigan's season alive. Is the Coach of the Year debate down to Kevin Willard and Chris Collins?


Fresh Big Ten power rankings for the final 2 weeks of the season

It was an eventful week of Big Ten hoops and we are headed into the home stretch. Brendan and Dylan go with a Moving Screen classic to run through the league with a Big Ten Power Ranking draft to discuss all 14 teams with two weeks to play.


Make way for ... Northwestern?! Things are getting weird in the Big Ten

Dylan and Brendan discuss all things Big Ten including Northwestern's surge, Rutgers' slip, Indiana, Michigan State, Michigan and much more.


Is it too late for a Michigan turnaround?

Dylan and Brendan take a long look at Michigan after the Wolverines won a pair of games with their backs against the wall. What would it take for the Wolverines to make the NCAA Tournament? Is Juwan Howard's team playing better at the right time or did they play the right teams at the right time?


Bracket Bluster: A look at every Big Ten team's NCAA Tournament hopes

Dylan and Brendan run through the Big Ten to discuss where each team in the league stands relative to the NCAA Tournament. What type of seeds can top-half teams expect? What do bottom-half teams have to do make the field? Who are we buying and selling?


What's wrong at Ohio State?

Adam Jardy of the Columbus Dispatch joins the pod to discuss Ohio State's recent skid, Zed Key's struggles and injury, how Chris Holtmann keeps finding first-round talent, whether Holtmann is on the proverbial hot seat, and much more.


All things Indiana with Zach Osterman

Zach Osterman of the Indy Star joins the pod to discuss all things Indiana basketball. Can this team still reach expectations? What is the latest on Xavier Johnson and Race Thompson's injuries? Why is every season of Indiana basketball a roller coaster?


Former Big Ten MBB head Rick Boyages explains officiating; plus thoughts on Purdue, IU, and more

Dylan and Brendan recap Michigan State's win over Michigan and Purdue's bounceback week before running through the latest on Iowa, Indiana, Northwestern and others. Then they are joined by a rare guest appearance on the pod as former Big Ten Associate Commissioner for Men's Basketball Rick Boyages joins to discuss officiating in the league (44:00), what goes into scheduling and assigning officials, coaching reactions, how it impacts the game and much more. Timestamps: (0:00): Big Ten thoughts on Michigan State, Michigan, Purdue, Indiana, Northwestern and Iowa (44:00): Rick Boyages on Big Ten officiating


What's happening in the Big Ten? And a Michigan at Michigan State Preview

Dylan and Brendan sit down to discuss the wacky start to the Big Ten season, including Purdue's loss against Rutgers, what's going on with Illinois, which teams are contenders and much more. Then they go back to a tried and true Moving Screen staple with a preview discussion on Michigan at Michigan State.


Big Ten Year In Review

Brendan and Dylan recap the best and worst moments of the 2022 calendar year in Big Ten basketball, taking time to stop and highlight some ridiculous moments along the way.


Figuring out how to win in the Big Ten — we think

Dylan and Brendan discuss whether you need to play a certain style of basketball to win in the Big Ten, what to make of Brad Underwood calling out his whole team and whether Penn State is legit. Then they dive into a couple of game previews focused on OSU-UNC, IU-Kansas and Maryland-UCLA.


Big Ten Power Rankings! Assessing the league after three weeks

Brendan and Dylan go back to a Moving Screen staple: The Big Ten Power Ranking Draft. They run through the league from top to bottom to sort out the best teams in the league and attempt to separate pretenders from contenders.


Overreactions! Illinois, Kris Murray, TJD, Penn State (!), and much more

The second week of Big Ten hoops brought us some more entertaining games which means it is time to overreact. Dylan and Brendan share some overreactions and debate how their perception of the league has changed after two weeks of basketball.


B1G beginnings: Week 1 takes, Week 2 previews

Without many quality games in the results column, Dylan and Brendan look at six teams with notable challenges coming up this week: Michigan State, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Purdue and Michigan. They break down the opener, big questions that remain and what we'll learn from this week's matchups.


Friday Previews! MSU-Gonzaga, Wisconsin-Stanford & Michigan-EMU

Brendan and Dylan preview some of the notable Friday night neutral court games in the Big Ten, including Gonzaga vs. Michigan State, Wisconsin vs. Stanford and Michigan vs. Eastern Michigan.


The state of Big Ten hoops; projecting head coaches’ futures

College basketball is just three days away! Dylan and Brendan discuss the state of the Big Ten and why the conference has struggled to turn good regular seasons into great postseasons. Then they switch over to the end of the bench and discuss the likelihood that each Big Ten coach is still employed by their school three years from now.