If opponents aren’t careful, Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker has shown he’s more than willing to put them on a poster. The sophomore sensation showcased his leaping ability and power on an impressive two-handed slam in the first half of Saturday’s 70-64 win over Marquette at the Kohl Center. Watch Dekker delight the Badger faithful in this post.
BTN.com provided live coverage of four Big Ten teams hosting NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament action on Friday night, and we’re doing it again tonight. Matches being hosted by Minnesota, Nebraska, Penn State and Wisconsin tonight will be streamed live right here.
Kickoff is just hours away. BCS No. 2 Ohio State and BCS No. 10 Michigan State each has a lot on the line in the third annual Big Ten championship game. For the Buckeyes, a victory figures to push them to the BCS title game. For the Spartans, a triumph will mean a trip to the Rose Bowl for the first time since the 1987 season.
The Big Ten Football Championship is almost here. If you’re on Twitter and you’ve watched #BTNLive before, you know you can vote in our ongoing series of Big Ten Twitter polls. A special #BTNLive airs at 11 a.m. ET Saturday from Indianapolis, and on that show our experts will be answering this question: for our weekday TV show #BTNLive weekdays at 6 p.m. ET. On tonight’s #BTNLive show, our experts discuss this question: Which player has the best chance to be B1G Championship MVP? Here are the options for our latest Twitter poll: #BTNBraxton, #BTNHyde, #BTNCook or #BTNLangford
These days, the average career of an NFL player is less than four seasons, according to the NFL Players Association. A kicker from Michigan State nicknamed “The Great Dane” spent an unheard of 25 seasons employed by the NFL and remains the all-time leading scorer with 2,544 points.
After addressing the media on Friday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium, both Urban Meyer and Mark Dantonio made one thing clear – This year’s Big Ten Championship Game is going to be a good one. Scratch that. A GREAT one.