Michigan State basketball is already talking about next year. Michigan football says it's open to renewing one special rivalry. Wisconsin football is holding a spring practice not in Florida but some place north. These football and basketball stories and more in Friday's Big Ten news digest.
Behind the walls of the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee, Minn., a woman is crying. It’s one of the first rehearsals of a new choir at the prison called Voices of Hope, and what’s going on in a small room has hit a major emotional chord. “This woman joined us tonight and cried the entire time,” explained UM doctoral student Amanda Weber, the choir leader. At the end of the session, Weber asked her, “Are you okay? “The woman told me she was confused. She said, ‘I’m not usually an emotional person, but for some reason, I can’t stop crying.’ “That’s what music
All four No. 1 seeds are in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2012. And Kansas wasn’t going to be denied on this night.
Maryland's season came to a close on Thursday with a 79-63 loss to Kansas in a Sweet 16 matchup.
Spring practices are in full swing across the Big Ten, as schools begin to answer questions as they prepare for 2016. And no position across the conference may be under more scrutiny than offensive line, which from my estimations will be a top priority for nine schools to shore up. Here is a look at the most critical offensive line situations in the Big Ten, listed alphabetically. Illinois Guard Ted Karras was the team’s top blocker. Now, he’s gone. This unit needs to get a better push after the Illini ranked last in the Big Ten in rushing (129.3 ypg)
The Sweet 16 is set to begin tonight as Maryland is set to take on No. 1-seeded Kansas at 9:40 p.m. ET.
I can think no better way to start your day than the "Fresh Prince of the Big Dance."#MoeschMadness https://t.co/nn2oiGpPc1 — Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB) March 24, 2016 Are you ready for more “Moesch Madness?” On Wednesday, Wisconsin bench players Aaron Moesch and Matt Ferris attempted to recreate Bronson Koenig’s game-winning shot against against Xavier. The video was quite funny, as both players certainly have standout personalities. Today, Moesch and Ferris delivered again. In honor of their Sweet 16 trip to Philadelphia, the two put together a music video to the theme of “Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” Check it out at
At the beginning of the basketball season, our panel of Big Ten men's basketball experts came together and made some predictions. Some were pretty good, others not so much. See what they predicted and how it compares to the end results.
An apology from Ohio State to Michigan. One Big 12 coach isn't a fan of a TV network. Who's in the running to replace Christian Hackenberg at Penn State? And by one measurement, a Northwestern product topped all others at the NFL Combine. All of this and more in Thursday's Big Ten news digest.
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. When Kristen Lewis arrived in Bloomington, Ind., several summers ago, she was expecting to learn about scientific principles. Little did she know she’d learn a lot more than that. Lewis, who was working on her masters degree in chemical computation at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss., came to the Indiana University campus to participate in the Summer Scholars Institute. Summer Scholars