BTN.com's Sean Merriman gives a look at what a one-round draft of former Big Ten players in the NBA today would look like.
There’s a day for everything, it seems, these days. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out or full Gone Viral section ] National Selfie Day? Yes, there’s that, and it’s Tuesday. Several Big Ten sports Twitter handles joined the #NationalSelfieDay fun. We did, as well, from @BigTenNetwork. Check out some of the examples below. #NationalSelfieDay pic.twitter.com/wNO01B1Fok — Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) June 21, 2016 Look who's home! #NationalSelfieDay @Dez32Wells pic.twitter.com/WRw7o6GIMC — Maryland Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) June 21, 2016 Celebrating #NationalSelfieDay with a few favs. #WeAre pic.twitter.com/4VDTiAGwg0 — Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) June 21, 2016 #NationalSelfieDay, you say…? pic.twitter.com/sjbIaF3aZc — Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB)
Ohio State and Michigan State have been among the top college football programs in the nation over the past couple of years. In fact, the Buckeyes and Spartans have combined to go 74-9 over the past three seasons, with each school making an appearance in the College Football Playoff, and the Buckeyes winning the inaugural playoff in 2014. NFL.com College Football 24/7 writer Chase Goodbread is the latest to recognize the job both Meyer and Dantonio have done at their respective schools, which includes developing a lot of NFL talent. Goodbread recently made up a list of the top 16
LSU’s Ben Simmons looks like the clear No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, which takes place on Thursday night. [ MORE: Watch D’Angelo Russell show sense of humor in commercial ] But where could Big Ten players get selected? It looks like Michigan State’s Deyonta Davis will be the first Big Ten player picked, followed closely by teammate Denzel Valentine. After that? Check out some recent mock drafts. Bleacherreport.com No. 13 Suns Deyonta Davis, Michigan State No. 16 Celtics Denzel Valentine, Michigan State No. 23 Celtics Caris LeVert, Michigan *** CBSSports.com No. 9 Deyonta Davis, Michigan State
NBA rookies are young, of course, and there is no such thing as them receiving too much advice about being a pro. Former Ohio State star D'Angelo Russell knows this all too well.
I continue my look at Big Ten units with a ranking of the offensive lines in the Big Ten West. Once again, Iowa looks to have a stout front. But keep an eye on Wisconsin, whose front looks to be back up to its usual stellar form.
The Michigan QB race is one of the most watched in the nation. And Wilton Speight believes he closed spring drills on top of the depth chart. He may be right. But, will he stay there? I think John O’Korn is still the guy to watch. Why? He has more upside. “You certainly can’t fake the amount of work you put in during the offseason,” O’Korn said recently to Mlive.com. “I’d echo that, (Harbaugh will) find out and we’ll all find out. We’ve all been here together, but you’ll find out Aug. 8 who put in the extra work and
Ask any coach: Football is won and lost in the trenches.
How many games could Penn State win this fall? Here comes the NBA Draft - who is the most intriguing prospect? Michigan's Jim Harbaugh had QB campers do an interesting drill. Read these stories and more in Monday's Big Ten news digest.
“On Wisconsin, On Wisconsin, Fight on for her fame…” The University of Wisconsin has an iconic fight song, one that fits nicely with the state’s single-word motto: Forward. And whether it’s the Badgers’ bulwark offensive line or vast ranks of Peace Corps volunteers, you can be sure that they’re moving things forward in Madison. Here are BTN LiveBIG stories that show how students, faculty and staff, and alumni continue to “fight on for her fame” in a variety of fields: The ‘historic’ life of MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Wisconsin leads the way in the art of glass Wisconsin’s Biotron