The Big Ten in Pictures
Looking for the best photos from Saturday night’s Big Ten title game? We compiled all of our favorite USA TODAY Sports shots from Michigan State’s thrilling win over Ohio State at Lucas Oil Stadium. Check out our photo gallery in this post. [ MORE: Dienhart's game column | Watch Spartans celebrate | Twitter reaction ]
Dec 7, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio prior to the 2013 Big 10 Championship game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
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
Michigan Stadium will host the 2014 NHL Winter Classic on New Year’s Day, and “The Big House” is starting to look like it’s ready to host a hockey game. Check out a photo gallery, courtesy of USA TODAY Sports, from media access day Thursday in this post. Detroit and Toronto will be the two teams involved in the NHL’s annual event. Read more about it.
Dec 19, 2013; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; An aerial view of Michigan Stadium in advance of the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game to be held on January 1, 2014. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Vanderbilt’s James Franklin is Penn State’s new football coach, and he will be introduced in a press conference at 3:15 p.m. ET on BTN2Go. Franklin replaces Bill O’Brien, who left after two seasons to coach the Houston Texans. View a USA TODAY Sports photo gallery of Franklin in this post. [ MORE: Dienhart: Franklin a 'home-run hire' for Penn State ]
Sep 14, 2013; Columbia, SC, USA; Vanderbilt Commodores head coach James Franklin directs his team against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the second quarter at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports
Jeremy Hill rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns, helping No. 14 LSU and inexperienced quarterback Anthony Jennings hold off Iowa 21-14 in the Outback Bowl on Wednesday. [ MORE: View the 2013-14 bowl schedule ] LSU 21, IOWA 14 | DIENHART | AP RECAP | LIVE | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY Check out our Outback Bowl gallery, courtesy of USA TODAY Sports.
Jan 1, 2014; Tampa, Fl, USA; A general view of Raymond James Stadium before a game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and LSU Tigers. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Connor Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns, including three passing, and No. 8 South Carolina outlasted No. 19 Wisconsin 34-24 in the Capital One Bowl on Wednesday. [ MORE: View the 2013-14 bowl schedule ] SOUTH CAROLINA 34, WISCONSIN 24 | YARINA | AP RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY Check out our Capital One Bowl gallery, courtesy of USA TODAY Sports.
Jan 1, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Wisconsin Badgers head coach Gary Andersen heads to the locker room before the South Carolina Gamecocks face the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports
The 2013 NFL Draft’s top prospects are in Indianapolis taking part in the annual NFL Combine from Feb. 20-26. Several Big Ten products received an invitation, and here we’ve compiled a USA TODAY Sports photo gallery with some of the best shots. See photos of Montee Ball, Denard Robinson and MarQueis Gray, among others, in this post.
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Feb 23, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Purdue Boilermakers defensive lineman Kawann Short speaks at a press conference during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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.
The 2013-14 college basketball season is officially in the books after the UConn Huskies were crowned national champions on Monday night. Despite not having a team in the National Championship game, it was a memorable NCAA tournament for the Big Ten. Here is a photo gallery of the top Big Ten images from this year’s NCAA Tournament.
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Mar 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Denzel Valentine (45) reacts with Michigan State Spartans guard Gary Harris (14) during the first half against the Virginia Cavaliers in the semifinals of the east regional of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship tournament at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports