On Friday, Frank Kaminsky, the 7-footer who anchored Wisconsin’s run to a second straight Final Four, was the runaway choice as The Associated Press’ player of the year. Kaminsky and his team also practiced at Lucas Oil Stadium, and we’ve posted some of the best photos from USA Today. This season, Kaminsky averaged 18.7 points and 8.0 rebounds while shooting 54.9 percent from the field and 41.5 percent from 3-point range as the Badgers ran up a 35-3 record and won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles. Read more here. Want more galleries? We got ’em.
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Apr 3, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Wisconsin Badgers head coach Bo Ryan reacts during practice for the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Championship semi-final game at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Michigan State took to the floor at Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday in preparation for Saturday’s Final Four semifinal against Duke. Find more photos in our galleries section.
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Apr 3, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo during practice for the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Championship semi-final game at Lucas Oil Stadium. at Lucas Oil Stadium.
For the ninth time in program history, Michigan State is headed to the Final Four. The Spartans outlasted Louisville, 76-70, in overtime Sunday afternoon to win the East Region final.
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Mar 29, 2015; Syracuse, NY, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo cuts down the net 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.
Big Ten regular season and postseason champ Wisconsin is headed to the Final Four for the second consecutive season. Just like last year, the Badgers topped Arizona in the West Region final, this time in regular and this time by a 85-78 ledger.
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Mar 28, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and film actress Olivia Munn in attendance during the 85-78 Wisconsin Badgers victory against Arizona Wildcats in the finals of the west regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Staples Center.
The 2015 Big Ten Wrestling Championships ended in a tie for just the sixth time Sunday afternoon, with Big Ten dual champ Iowa and Ohio State sharing the hardware. [ MORE: Iowa, Ohio State share championships crown ] Check out our favorite USA Today Sports photos below.
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Mar 8, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Co-Big Ten champions Ohio State receive the trophy as part of the Big Ten Championships at St. John Arena.
Cardale Jones’ run at the end of the 2014-2015 season as Ohio State’s quarterback was short but very sweet as the one-time third-string passer went 3-0 in the three biggest games of the season for the Buckeyes. He led the Buckeyes to wins in the Big Ten Football Championship, the Sugar Bowl and the CFP Championship. Jones has announced a news conference for today to reveal his decision regarding the NFL Draft, and BTN & BTN2Go will carry the event live. For now, here’s a look at some of the better Jones’ photos from those three big games.
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Jan 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones (12) goes airborne over Oregon Ducks defense during the third quarter in the 2015 CFP National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium.
We’re collecting the best USA TODAY Sports photos from the inaugural College Football Playoff Championship Game right here. Track No. 4 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Oregon. See our favorite photos below.
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Jan 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones (12) talks with running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) during a press conference after beating the Oregon Ducks in the 2015 CFP National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium.
No. 4 Ohio State and No. 2 Oregon face off in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game tonight. Here are some of our favorite pregame photos, courtesy of USA TODAY Sports.
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Jan 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; General view of an Ohio State Buckeyes helmet held in the air prior to the game against the Oregon Ducks in the 2015 CFP National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium.
The Ohio State football team met the media and practiced Saturday in preparation of Monday night’s inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game. See our gallery, courtesy of USA TODAY Sports (@USATSportsImage), below.
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Jan 10, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer stands on the field during practice in preparation for the CFP National Championship at AT&T Stadium.
We collected the best USA Today photos from Ohio State’s Sugar Bowl win over Alabama. With the victory, the Buckeyes will advance to play Oregon in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship.
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Jan 1, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes receiver Michael Thomas (3) catches a second quarter touchdown pass against Alabama Crimson Tide cornerback Cyrus Jones (5) in the 2015 Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.