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. It was a simple question, but by no means an easy one to answer: How do you want to change the world? Kirk Alter, an associate professor at Purdue University, put that query before the students in his Monday night class in sustainable construction. And putting their heads together, those students came up with a plan. “This year they decided they wanted
The 2016 WNBA Draft took place Thursday night. A total of six Big Ten players heard their name called, highlighted by three selections in the first round. Former Minnesota star Rachel Banham was the first Big Ten player to come off the board, going No. 4 overall to the Connecticut Sun. Aerial Powers of Michigan State went fifth overall to the Dallas Wings, while former Rutgers standout Kahleah Copper was selected No. 7 overall to the Washington Mystics. Here is a look at every Big Ten player selected and where they were drafted. FIRST ROUND 4. Rachel Banham (Minnesota), Connecticut Sun
The Indiana Hoosiers wrapped up their spring football season with the annual Cream and Crimson Spring Game on Friday.
On Thursday, the East Division football head coaches and one player from each team joined the Big Ten teleconference to take questions from the media. We’ve posted the audio for each school on the call here:
Iowa has seen a lot of success in the last 10 NFL drafts—especially along the trenches. And that success should continue in this year’s draft.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart caught up with Fitzgerald this week to talk about spring drills, which concluded in Evanston last weekend.
In Thursday's football news digest, coaches continue to chime in on the rule preventing satellite training camps while one TV and radio commentator is getting increasingly annoyed with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh. Also, Is Michigan State’s Malik McDowell the best defensive lineman in nation? And what is Ohio State working on improving now?
BTN and Riot Games today announced the BTN Invitational: A University League of Legends Event where two of the best Big Ten schools battle head-to-head in the highly-competitive online game League of Legends, the most played PC video game in the world. Ohio State will face off against Michigan State in front of a live audience at the widely popular video game event Penny Arcade Expo (PAX East) taking place in Boston from April 22 to 24. “The Big Ten has some of the premier eSports teams in the country,” said Michael Calderon, Vice President of Programming and Digital Media
As we get into the home stretch of the 2016 presidential primaries, it seems nearly certain that we’re close to seeing history in the making: For the first time, a woman will be nominated for the head of the ticket of one of the two major political parties. Whether former Secretary of State, U.S. Senator and First Lady Hillary Clinton wins or not, she’ll have accomplished something important: showing young women that the highest office in the United States isn’t out of reach for them. And that’s the kind of message Rutgers University’s Teach a Girl to Lead project aims
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and writer/web editor Sean Merriman debate the following topic: What has to happen for 2016 to be considered a success for Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines?