It wasn’t always fancy, it wasn’t always pretty … but in the end, it was effectively spectacular for the Hawkeyes. Welcome to Iowa football, 2015, which moved to 9-0 with a 35-27 win at Indiana on Saturday afternoon.
When a team has a player with the talents of Jabrill Peppers, it only makes sense to find as many ways to get the ball in his hands. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | View your team’s homepage ] Jim Harbaugh and staff have gotten creative the last two weeks, making sure the safety can have an impact in all three phases of the game. In Saturday’s game vs. Rutgers, Peppers lined up as a receiver, went in
Few Big Ten quarterbacks have been hotter than Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg the last month or so. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Polls: Pick your Week 10 winners | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | View your team’s homepage ] The junior signal-caller entered Saturday’s game at Northwestern with 12 touchdown passes and zero interceptions in his last six games. It’s tough to top that ratio. Hackenberg’s arm drew some more headlines Saturday, and it was for an early pass that drilled the umpire in the head. Watch Hackenberg, accidentally, knock down the ump with
Well, that was an exciting day of Big Ten football! No. 21 Northwestern edged Penn State on a late field goal and Nebraska stunned No. 7 Michigan State on a controversial call. Catch up on all of today’s Week 10 completed 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 highlights
The holiday season is fast approaching, and if you’re looking for a present for the Big Ten fan who has everything, there’s a Big Ten fan who can help. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] Matt Jenkins (@LEGOStadiums), a 29-year old Ohio State fan, has created quite the buzz with his replica Big Ten football stadiums made out of Legos. So far, Jenkins
Golf is a game of the elements. The rolling hills. The wind. Sand traps. Water hazards. For the U.S. Golf Association (USGA) and the University of Minnesota, these features are also fundamental to a new academic partnership aimed at making the sport more enjoyable — and accessible — for all. The two organizations recently announced a five-year agreement that will use the university’s Les Bolstad Golf Course as a canvas for a wide range of projects that draw on disciplines from agriculture to engineering to management. “As professors, we have to have our places where we conduct our research —
Do you believe in miracles? [ MORE: Get the full Big Ten men’s basketball exhibition schedule ] Augustana does, which was evident by what took place during Friday night’s exhibition basketball game between the Vikings and the Iowa Hawkeyes. With the game tied 74-74 in the final seconds, Augustana’s Dan Jansen hit a fadeaway jumper as the buzzer sounded to give the Vikings the stunning 76-74 upset victory over the Hawkeyes in Iowa City, Iowa. Check out the play at the top of this post or below. Incredible!
There were four Big Ten men’s exhibition basketball games on the schedule Friday night. [ MORE: Get the full Big Ten men’s basketball exhibition schedule ] Michigan cruised by Le Moyne, 74-52, Maryland rolled Southern New Hampshire, 91-55, Minnesota topped S.W. Minnesota, 81-64, and Augustana stunned Iowa on a buzzer-beater, 76-74. All four games were broadcasted on BTN Plus, which allowed us to capture the top highlights from the Wolverines, Terrapins, Gophers and Hawkeyes. Here is a look at the top plays from Friday night’s Big Ten exhibition basketball. Augustana stuns Iowa on a buzzer-beater Diamond Stone throws down a
Fred Glass announced Friday the initial plans for a season-long recognition to honor the 40th anniversary of the undefeated 1976 men’s basketball team. Indiana’s 1976 team remains the last undefeated NCAA men’s basketball champion and was selected as the greatest college basketball team of all-time on the 75th anniversary of the NCAA Tournament in 2013. [ MORE: Iowa Hawkeyes to wear patch to honor late Roy Marble ] The season-long honoring of the 40th anniversary includes season tickets being mailed to fans in a folded keepsake replica of the 1976 championship banner, a commemorative patch placed on the back of
Roy Marble will be remembered as one of the greatest players in Iowa basketball history. The former Hawkeye great died just under two months ago following a yearlong battle with cancer. [ MORE: Indiana to wear patch to honor undefeated 1976 national title team ] In memory of Marble, the Hawkeyes basketball team will have “RM23” stitched into their uniforms this season. Check out the photo at the top of this post. After starring for four years at Iowa, Marble left college as the Hawkeyes’ all-time leading scorer. He scored 2,116 points from 1985 through 1989 and the Hawkeyes competed