At 8 p.m. ET Friday on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Illinois’ 31-26 win over Wisconsin in the 2007 Big Ten regular season. Rashard Mendenhall rushed for a game-high 160 yards and two touchdowns to lead Illinois past the No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers. Juice Williams added 121 yards through the air, as well as 92 yards on the ground. The victory gave the Fighting Illini their first 3-0 start in the Big Ten since 1990. It also marked the program’s second straight victory over a ranked team, as they defeated Penn State, 27-21, in the previous week. Here is a breakdown of
Throughout the year, members of the Buckeye Nation hit the road to have fun, soak up different cultures and serve communities around the world. But no matter where they go, they’re never far from O-H-I-O. On its website, The Ohio State University compiles photos of students, alums, faculty and fans showing school spirit by doing the famous cheer from Disney World to Düsseldorf. The LiveBIG team picked out some of our favorite recent ones from that collection, and we’re sharing them with BTN readers. Engineering students Cameron Duffner (“H”) and Charlie Goettler (front row, right), worked on a project to keep insulin
The Ohio State University Marching Band will lift off next fall for a trip to London, taking its groundbreaking field performances abroad for the first time on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Mohamed Sanu is a pretty good NFL wide receiver. Did you know the former Rutgers star wide receiver could kick in a pinch, too?
At 8 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Ohio State’s memorable 42-39 win over rival Michigan in the final game of the 2006 Big Ten regular season. This game was tabbed by many as being the “Game of the Century,” as it featured the No. 1 Buckeyes vs. the No. 2 Wolverines, the first No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup in the rivalry. Troy Smith was outstanding, passing for 316 yards and four touchdowns in the victory. Ohio State improved to a perfect 12-0 with the win, and the Buckeyes punched their golden ticket into the BCS title game. Here
Even though the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan haven’t definitively ended, the aftereffects are already being felt as thousands of soldiers return home with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) caused by improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The U.S. Department of Defense reports that TBIs, described as “the signature injury” of those wars, have afflicted some 320,000 veterans since 2000. Members of the U.S. Armed Forces who’ve sustained these wounds, which are often caused by simple, low-grade explosives, usually face either a long, hard road to recovery or a lifetime of infirmity. But University of Nebraska engineers are working to better understand
Former Connecticut guard Terrence Samuel has signed with Penn State, Patrick Chambers announced Wednesday afternoon. Samuel played two seasons for the Huskies, including the 2014 national championship team, and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2015-16 campaign, per NCAA transfer rules. Samuel saw action in 65 career games, averaging three points and 1.7 rebounds per game. “We are excited to add someone with Terrence’s background to our program,” Chambers said in a school release. “He played two seasons at a very high level and has seen action in a national championship game – that experience
Only an "awkward" interview involving new Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh would get this much attention. Check out Harbaugh's response to Colin Cowherd calling the interview a "clunker" inside.
One year ago Wednesday, Maryland and Rutgers became official members of the Big Ten. To celebrate the anniversary, we’re taking a look back at the top moments from the conference’s 13th and 14th members in their inaugural Big Ten campaigns. We’ve spotlighted our top moments for each school, in alphabetical order, below: MARYLAND 1. Women’s lacrosse wins national championship. It’s really tough to top a national championship, and it’s even harder to top back-to-back NCAA crowns. The Terrapins went 21-1, with the lone loss coming to Ohio State in the inaugural Big Ten tourney, on their way to claiming a
At 8 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Rutgers’ 2014 home victory over Michigan. Gary Nova threw for a career-high 403 yards and three touchdowns to help the Scarlet Knights claim a 26-24 win, their first Big Ten triumph. The decision also sent the Wolverines to their first 0-2 Big Ten start since 1967. Here is a breakdown of the Scarlet Knights’ victory over Michigan. Top moment: Leading 26-24 with 3:07 left in the fourth quarter, Kemoko Turay elevated to block Michigan’s potential go-ahead 56-yard field goal. Top stat: Rutgers wide receiver Andrew Turzilli caught two passes, both touchdowns, for