Do some one-stop-shopping right here for Week 5 of the Big Ten season in my Four Downs feature. There are predictions, thoughts, truths and more. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you’ll come back for more. Critics are raving.
Here comes Darien Moran with his red Wisconsin “W” hat flipped backward over his closely cropped hair. Typical 14-year-old, bounding with energy at the start of a new day. Anything seems possible to a teen, even something as big as overcoming a rare disease. And that’s good because that’s exactly what Darien is doing.
If you’re on Twitter, you can 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 ponder this question: What is Minnesota’s best trophy game? Two answers: #FloydofRosedale, #PaulBunyansAxe, #LittleBrownJug, or #GovernorsVictoryBell.
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A total of four Big Ten players were selected in the first round of this past June’s 2013 NBA Draft, and it looks like that number could go up the following year. SI.com recently released a list of the top 20 prospects for the 2014 NBA Draft and four Big Ten products appeared on the big board.
Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a funny BuzzFeed article, featuring former MSU quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Since launching in August 2007, BTN has called the fabulous city of Chicago its home. Through various community initiatives as well as the BTN Big10K race, BTN is establishing deep roots here.