Michigan State kicker Michael Geiger was 8-of-13 on field goals this season heading into the biggest kick of his young career. [ MORE: Best of Week 12 | Week 12 scores | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Week 12 picks revisited | Dienhart: Spartans end Buckeyes’ pursuit of perfection | What did our guy learn? | Week 12 top performers | Twitter: Iowa family reacts to Big Ten West title | YouTube highlights ] But with three seconds remaining on the game clock and a chance to take down the defending
There were three Big Ten men’s basketball teams in action on Saturday. [ MORE: Check out our Big Ten men’s basketball scoreboard ] Purdue kicked off the day with a commanding 61-39 win over Old Dominion behind 18 points and six rebounds from big man A.J. Hammons. In other Big Ten action, Rutgers got by Central Arkansas, 87-84, and Illinois fell to Chattanooga, 81-77. Here is a look at the top highlights from Saturday’s Big Ten men’s basketball action. Enjoy! Rutgers’ Corey Sanders throws down a huge one-handed flush Illinois’ Malcolm Hill with the steal and the dunk Rutgers’ Corey
Before we turn our attention to Week 13, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Purdue beat writer Mike Carmin and Big Ten fans did with their Week 12 Big Ten game predictions.
What a crazy way to end the penultimate week of the 2015 season! No. 9 Michigan State and No. 20 Northwestern each carded dramatic last-second victories at No. 3 Ohio State and No. 25 Wisconsin, respectively. Relive all of the Week 12 action on our Big Ten scoreboard. For in-game and postgame video highlights, check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights Northwestern football
Several former Iowa players, including BTN analyst Chuck Long, went to Twitter to celebrate Saturday's 40-20 win vs. Purdue and the team's berth in the Big Ten title game Dec. 5 in Indianapolis. Check out some of the tweets inside.
Braxton Miller is as decorated as any Big Ten football player in recent history. [ MORE: Week 12 scoreboard | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings | Twitter: Iowa family reacts to win | Watch Jim Harbaugh argue PI call | Watch Braxton Miller take field on Senior day ] The Ohio State quarterback-turned-receiver is a two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year who rewrote the program’s proud record books, before teammate J.T. Barrett erased several of his single-season records last season. On Saturday afternoon, Miller and the rest of the Ohio State seniors were honored before the
Football fans didn’t need Saturday’s sideline outburst to learn that Jim Harbaugh is a fiery coach. [ MORE: Week 12 scoreboard | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings | Twitter: Iowa family reacts to win | Watch Jim Harbaugh argue PI call | Watch Braxton Miller take field on Senior day ] The former Michigan quarterback did not like a pass interference call in the third quarter on star Jabrill Peppers, so he ripped off his jacket and let the officials hear his displeasure. Harbaugh, in his first season back in Ann Arbor, continues to live up to his
We love football in weather. You love football in weather. Cold temperatures and snow have hit parts of the Big Ten landscape for Week 12 action, the penultimate week of the season. Snow pounded Iowa City, Iowa, on Friday night, to the tune of nine inches. As a result, Kinnick Stadium was blanketed in snow, meaning plenty of work for the groundscrew before No. 5 Iowa hosted Purdue on Saturday. Watch the Iowa football team’s timelapse of the snow removal at Kinnick Stadium in the video above or the tweet below. *** Watch our Week 12 YouTube playlist:
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. Brad Burns is a fierce competitor. Growing up, he gravitated toward sports that had lots of physical contact and intensity. “In high school, I was a football and ice hockey player,” he said. “I liked the idea of the physical exercise, the competition, being able to be across from somebody and hitting. To me it was always a release … just being
The Big Ten took center stage in the college basketball world on Friday night. There were a total of eight games featuring Big Ten men’s basketball teams, highlighted by No. 3 Maryland’s 65-58 win over Rider. The conference went 4-4 overall on Friday as Michigan State cruised by Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 92-46, Minnesota topped Missouri State, 74-69, and Northwestern got the best of Columbia, 83-80. On the losing end, Wisconsin fell to Georgetown, 71-61, Penn State lost to Duquesne, 78-52, and Michigan fell short to Xavier, 86-70. Here is a look at the top highlights from Friday’s action. Maryland’s Diamond Stone