The page has been turned in Bloomington. Kevin Wilson is out. Tom Allen is in. Allen has been in Bloomington one season and never has been a head coach. And Allen already has shaken up the staff, ousting offensive coordinator Kevin Johns and hiring veteran Mike DeBord.
We're less than a month away from the Big Ten Tournament. With the regular season in its home stretch, Tom Dienhart surveyed writers around the Big Ten for their conference MVP picks.
For the first time ever, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Selection Committee will reveal the nation’s top 16 seeds. How many Big Ten teams will be on it? Let the debate begin! The show airs at 12:30 PM, ET on CBS.
In 1996 Jess Settles played in one of many Iowa basketball games. In 2017 the now-BTN basketball analyst watched that game again and told stories about it via facebook Live. Want to see what he said?
It’s rivalry week in the Big Ten and there is no grudge match bigger than Indiana vs. Purdue. Boilermaker freshman guard Carsen Edwards is new to this scene and Tom Dienhart talked to him leading up to the big game.
Illinois is in search of stability, and Lovie Smith may be moving closer to that desired goal as he enters his second season in Champaign. The former Super Bowl coach experienced a debut that had its share of ups and downs en route to a 3-9 finish (2-7 Big Ten).
The season has rounded the halfway point. There have been surprises, disappointments … and whole bunch of fun games with lots to look forward to. Here is a midseason report as we race to the finish line.
The homestretch is in sight, and Wisconsin is the leader of the pack in the Big Ten—as many envisioned in the preseason. But, there is still a lot of basketball left to be played as we sprint toward the finish line. Get a preview of the week ahead inside.
And then there was one: Wisconsin stands alone atop the Big Ten with a 9-1 mark, knocking off Illinois and Indiana this week to run its winning streak to seven games. Wisconsin sits alone in first place after Maryland saw its seven-game winning streak end on Saturday with a home loss to Purdue.
We offer up a team of departing Big Ten football players on both offense and defense with lots of video highlights. Who will step up to fill their shoes? Spring football is not too far away.