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 Ohio State’s new alternate uniform for its game at Michigan.
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Michigan State received 51 of 70 first-place votes and now sits atop of the AP Top 25. Michigan State (3-0) hasn’t been No. 1 since Jan. 1, 2001 – a few months after winning the most recent of its two NCAA titles – and took over No. 1 after holding on for a 78-74 win over then No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday in Chicago. Michigan State plays visiting Portland tonight (game preview) at 7 p.m. on BTN/BTN2Go.
The BCS race is getting a bit interesting, as Baylor has narrowed the gap—and I mean REALLY narrowed the gap as in .001 narrow—behind Ohio State.
The Big Ten office released its Week 12 Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday morning. The list features a pair of Buckeyes, including Ryan Shazier, the back-to-back Defensive Player of the Week. See all the honorees and watch select video highlights in this post.
(AP) The Bowl Championship Series has been good to Urban Meyer.
Five Big Ten men’s soccer teams made the NCAA tournament, it was announced Monday. Reigning NCAA champ Indiana (Big Ten tourney champ), Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State (Big Ten regular-season champ) and Wisconsin all made the field. Read more about each team in this post.