Purdue received a big boost on Saturday when A.J. Hammons announced he was returning for his senior season. Hammons is coming off a breakout junior season in which he averaged a team-high 11.9 points and 6.6 rebounds en route to earning second-team All-Big Ten honors. He also paced the conference in blocks for a third season in a row to earn a spot on the league’s All-Defensive Team. “Earning my degree is one of the most important goals that I have for myself, and returning to Purdue next year will enable me to reach that,” Hammons said in a news
Ohio State football fans heard all about Noah Brown during spring practices. In Saturday’s spring game, the sophomore wide receiver showed what all the talk was about. [ MORE: Watch replay of the Ohio State spring game on BTN2Go ] Expected to be Ohio State’s next breakout offensive player, Brown made a terrific one-handed grab on a Cardale Jones pass thrown behind him. Running a slant pattern over the middle, the sophomore wide receiver, somehow, was able to adjust to the errant toss, reach his left hand up behind him and bring it in for the reception. This catch took
Since 1999, film buffs of all kinds have gathered annually in spring at the historic Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Ill., for Roger Ebert’s Film Festival — otherwise known as Ebertfest. This year’s event, which concludes today, has involved hundreds of University of Illinois students and faculty. Each year, the Department of Media and Cinema Studies recruits more than 300 students to volunteer for a variety of roles, and a substantial percentage of them participate through an internship program created specifically for the event. In return for their efforts, they get valuable exposure to the artistic and business sides of film and help
There were five Big Ten spring football games Saturday, including reigning national champ Ohio State taking the field for the first time since winning the crown. Relive our favorite moments and plays.
BTN host Mike Hall traded in his suit and tie for a zebra shirt and black cap Saturday for the Penn State Blue-White Spring Game at Beaver Stadium.
Spring football games are all about moments like the one we saw prior to the annual Penn State Blue-White Spring Game on Saturday afternoon. Watch the moment inside.
There is a reason Ohio State coaches, players and fans refer to Cardale Jones as "12 Gauge." His 74-yard throw during a halftime contest should only make the nickname more popular.
Everyone wants to know who Urban Meyer and Ohio State will start at quarterback in 2015. [ MORE: Watch replay of Ohio State spring game on BTN2Go ] The options are terrific, and one can make the argument there is no wrong choice. If former Ohio State star Troy Smith had the option of a healthy J.T. Barrett, Cardale Jones and Braxton Miller, who would he pick? That’s one of the several questions Lisa Byington asked the 2006 Heisman Trophy winner during halftime of Ohio State’s spring game Saturday afternoon. His answer: “The guy that has the majority of the
To say Ohio State fans are excited about the 2015 season is an understatement. The national spring game record 99,391 fans at Saturday's Scarlet-Gray Game is your proof.
It was a day full of spring football on BTN/BTN2Go Saturday afternoon. There were five games in all, including Ohio State and Penn State. Ohio State, the reigning national champ, highlighted the day’s festivities with a national spring game record 99,391 fans at Ohio Stadium. A couple other highlights: Cardale Jones threw a football 74 yards in a halftime Quarterback Skills Challenge, and Penn State fans gave Devon Still a warm ovation during the coin toss. Catch up on all of the day’s top highlights in the videos below. ILLINOIS [ MORE: Watch replay of the Illinois spring game on