The Big Ten in Pictures
As expected, three former Big Ten stars were selected in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday night. Here were the picks, in chronological order: D’Angelo Russell (No. 2, Los Angeles Lakers); Frank Kaminsky (No. 9, Charlotte); Sam Dekker (No. 18, Houston). [ MORE: Watch Branden Dawson’s reaction | Aaron White selection ] Aaron White (No. 49, Washington) and Branden Dawson (No. 56, New Orleans/traded to Los Angeles Clippers) were selected in the second round.
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Jun 25, 2015; Brooklyn, NY, USA; D'Angelo Russell (Ohio State) reacts after being selected as the number two overall pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.
It’s Father’s Day! Happy Father’s Day to all of the Big Ten dads out there. We hope you enjoy every minute of this day dedicated to you. We also hope you enjoy this fun gallery of Big Ten dads!
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Michigan State Spartans guard Denzel Valentine (45) celebrates with his father Carlton Vanlentine after the game against the Louisville Cardinals in the finals of the east regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Carrier Dome. The Michigan State Spartans won 76-70.
Penn State held its annual Blue-White Spring Football Game on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Stadium. [ MORE: Watch replay of the Penn State spring game on BTN2Go ] Check out our favorite USA Today Sports photos from the spring game below.
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Apr 18, 2015; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions players sing the alma mater following the Blue White spring game at Beaver Stadium. The Blue team won the game 17-7.
Reigning national champ Ohio State hosted its annual Scarlet-Gray Spring Football Game on Saturday afternoon in front of a spring game record 99,391 fans. [ MORE: Watch replay of Ohio State spring game on BTN2Go ] Take a look at our favorite USA Today Sports photos from the spring game below.
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Apr 18, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer talks to his team before the Ohio Spring Game at Ohio Stadium.
That was a fun run! The Big Ten put two teams in the Final Four for the first time since 2005 and played in the national final for the second time in three years. Relive our NCAA tourney coverage. And, here are some of our favorite Big Ten NCAA tournament photos, courtesy of @USATsportsImage.
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Mar 20, 2015; Omaha, NE, USA; Indiana Hoosiers guard James Blackmon Jr. (1) shoots against Wichita State Shockers guard Ron Baker (31) during the first half in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at CenturyLink Center.
Big events always bring out the best in sports photography, and we expect Monday night’s NCAA Final Four championship game between Duke and Wisconsin to be no exception. Have a look at the best shots from the game. Also, check out these previous photos galleries.
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Apr 6, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Wisconsin Badgers forward Sam Dekker (15) shoots a three over Duke Blue Devils guard Matt Jones (13) in the second half in the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium.