THREE YEARS AGO, Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor couldn't figure out why he was running so much. Sometimes coach Bo Ryan would make the Badgers first team do sprints after the scout team scored a few buckets. That made sense to the freshman. But other times Taylor found himself running even though the subs hadn't put up any points.
The Big Ten is this season's toughest conference. The reason? Its teams make the most of each and every possession.