The Big Ten in Pictures
On Saturday night, Penn State wrapped up its third consecutive NCAA Wrestling Championships. The Big Ten dominated the event, accounting for three of the top four teams in the final standings. Find a gallery of Big Ten photos from the Championships in this post.
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Mar 23, 2013; Des Moines, IA, USA; Kyle Dake of Cornell (in red) is pushed out of bounds by David Taylor of Penn State (in blue) in the 165 lb finals in the NCAA wrestling Division I championship at Wells Fargo Arena. Dake beat Taylor 5-4.
Wisconsin’s Mike Bruesewitz was known for his hustle and hairdos throughout the most part of his college career. For some fun, we’ve highlighted several of Bruesewitz’s different hairdos during his time in Madison. See the photo gallery in this post.
Jan. 15, 2012; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers forward Mike Bruesewitz (left) drives past Nebraska Cornhuskers guard Caleb Walker (25) at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin defeated Nebraska 50-45. Mandatory Credit: Mary Langenfeld-US PRESSWIRE
Happy Valentine’s Day, Big Ten fans! To celebrate the holiday, we’ve compiled some of the best Big Ten names that make us think of Valentine’s Day. See the full gallery in this post. Did we forget a name? Leave it as a comment at the bottom of the post.
In celebration of Veterans Day on Friday night, the Michigan State men’s basketball team played North Carolina on the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego. The top-ranked Tar Heels knocked off the Spartans, 67-55, in front of President Barack Obama. See our photo gallery, courtesy of US Presswire, from the incredible scene in this post.
November 10, 2011; San Diego, CA, USA; General view of the USS Carl Vinson as crews work to finish the court during media day prior to the Carrier Classic game between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Michigan State Spartans. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE
Wisconsin clinched its first Final Four berth since 2000 in Saturday night’s overtime victory over Arizona in the West Region final. We compiled some of the best photos from the Badgers’ celebration in a gallery in this post. Enjoy, Wisconsin fans! [ MORE: Bo Ryan delights with classic photo ]
Mar 29, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Wisconsin Badgers guard Ben Brust (1) celebrates cutting the net after overtime in the finals of the west regional of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship tournament against the Arizona Wildcats at Honda Center. The Badgers defeated the Wildcats 64-63. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
Indiana lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to Mississippi State on Monday night in the College World Series. Throughout the game, we posted the best photos, courtesy USA Today. Check out our Indiana-Mississippi State photo gallery in this post. The Hoosiers play Oregon State at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday in an elimination game.
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Jun 17, 2013; Omaha, NE, USA; Indiana Hoosiers outfielder Will Nolden (11) slides into third during their College World Series game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at TD Ameritrade Park.
Throughout Saturday afternoon’s Penn State Blue-White Game live on BTN/BTN2Go, we posted the best shots, on and off the field, in a photo gallery in this post. Click inside to check out all of the top USA TODAY Sports’ photos. Also, watch highlights and interviews from the spring game.
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Apr 20, 2013; University Park, PA, USA; A general view of Beaver Stadium prior to the Penn State spring game.
For the first time since 1984, the Big Ten is sending a baseball team to the College World Series. And for the first time in school history, it’s Indiana, the 2013 Big Ten regular-season and tourney champion. The Hoosiers swept its best-of-3 series with Florida State on Sunday to advance to Omaha, Neb. View a photo gallery, courtesy USA TODAY Sports, in this post. [ RELATED: McRobbie, others congratulate Indiana | NCAA.com bracket | IUHoosiers.com recap ]
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Jun 9, 2013; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Indiana Hoosiers designated hitter Scott Donley (3) celebrates with shortstop Michael Basil (7) after a home run against the Florida State Seminoles during the Tallahassee super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Dick Howser Stadium.
With the calendar soon flipping to 2014 and the Big Ten football season complete, we decided to take a look back at some of our favorite photos from the 2013 season. Check out the entire gallery, courtesy USATODAY Sports, in this post. Enjoy! [ MORE: Get our Big Ten bowl coverage | View 2013-14 bowl schedule ]
Jan 1, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Rex Burkhead (22) celebrates with fans after scoring a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs during the second quarter of the 2013 Capital One Bowl at the Citrus Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Douglas Jones-USA TODAY Sports
It’s no secret, Michigan Stadium looks great under the lights. Unfortunately, we rarely see it that way. The Wolverines are hosting Notre Dame on Saturday under the lights for the second time in a row in this series, and the pictures are quite pretty. Check out our USA TODAY Sports gallery in this post. [ MORE: See Twitter reaction to Devin Gardner wearing No. 98 ]
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Sep 7, 2013; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines fans cheer during the first quarter against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Michigan Stadium.