The Music City Bowl is an intriguing clash between big-time programs trying to become national powers again. And there is a bit of familiarity, as this will mark the third-ever matchup between Nebraska and Tennessee, which have all been in bowl games.
Justin Jackson scored 19 points and fellow freshman Kevin Huerter added a career-high 14 as Maryland never trailed in a 66-56 victory over Saint Peter's on Saturday.
Isaac Haas scored 14 points, Caleb Swanigan had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Dakota Mathias added 12 points on four 3-pointers, leading No. 18 Purdue to a 77-53 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday.
Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. continues to struggle with a hamstring injury and did not practice Friday as No. 24 Nebraska began preparations for the Music City Bowl against Tennessee on Dec. 30.
It was a B1G year for MSU!
Minnesota crushed Georgia Southern Friday night, 86-49, to improve to 9-1 on the season.
Sure to make you Jump Around!
Entering Friday, six Big Ten teams were in the NCAA volleyball tournament's Sweet 16. Three advanced to the Elite Eight.
Indiana is in a bowl for a second season in a row. And that’s a big deal, as the Hoosiers last pulled off that feat in 1990 and 1991 under Bill Mallory. In fact, the last time IU won a bowl was 1991, when it knocked off Baylor in the Copper Bowl.
Iowa stormed out to a double-digit lead and held off No. 25 Iowa State Thursday for a 78-64 win over their in-state rival.
Michigan tight end Jake Butt and Ohio State center Pat Elflein's close friendship has been well-documented. They were able to share another cool memory Thursday, as they each took home national awards as the best players at their respective positions.