Mark Burish may have had his doubt about being a hockey parent, but much to the benefit of University of Wisconsin athletes, he eventually warmed up to the idea.
There was a trio of Big Ten men’s basketball games Monday, including No. 6 Ohio State putting away Wyoming, 65-50. Also, Minnesota fell to No. 8 Syracuse in the Maui Invitational. Catch up on all the scores and stats in this post.
There is a lot to talk about as the season winds down. Ohio State and the BCS are on the minds of many, as is the always-anticipated Buckeye-Wolverine clash this Saturday.
Sitting at No. 15 in the BCS standings, Wisconsin’s hopes for an at-large BCS bowl bid are looking better and better. The Badgers need to finish No. 14 or higher to be eligible for selection. Gotta think that’s gonna happen over the next few weeks. First, Wisconsin needs to beat visiting Penn State in the finale. Then, sit back, watch and wait.
By now, you’ve probably seen one of the many “Dramatic Gopher” YouTube videos. Only a few seconds long, the brilliant set of videos has millions and millions of views. Its popularity should only increase after the Wisconsin-Minnesota game on Saturday. That’s because Minnesota used the little guy, twice, to taunt Wisconsin kicker Jack Russell.
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If you’re on Twitter, then vote in our ongoing series of Big Ten Twitter polls for our weekday TV show #BTNLive weekdays at 6 p.m. ET. On tonight’s #BTNLive show, our experts discuss this question: When it comes to the BCS this season, what is the most likely scenario for Ohio State? We offer three scenarios: Play Alabama in BCS Championship (vote #OSUvsBama), play Florida State in BCS Championship (vote #OSUvsFSU), or miss the BCS Championship (vote #OSUNoTitleGM)