All four competing Big Ten teams placed in the top 25 at the NCAA Women’s Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Michigan took fifth, Penn State finished 14th, Michigan State placed 16th and Minnesota landed 22nd.
In volleyball action on Friday night, Minnesota beat Nebraska in five sets (12-25, 25-15, 25-22, 19-25, 19-21). The Gophers win puts them in a tie with Nebraska for second place in the Big Ten. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for more volleyball action and a BTN original video feature on Nebraska’s famed Coliseum.
The No. 1 Gophers opened Big Ten action against the No. 9 ranked Cornhuskers and came out with a 27-7 win on Friday night.
Travis Statchuk and Max McCormick each scored a goal for Ohio State as the Buckeyes beat Northern Michigan 2-0 on Friday night. With the win, Brady Hjelle got his second shutout of the season. The two teams face off again Saturday night at 7:05pm ET and can be seen on the Big Ten Digital Network.
After a week of games, primarily of the cupcake blowout variety, the Big Ten is a cumulative 23-5. Can we learn anything from what we’ve seen so far? Here’s a few thoughts heading into the weekend.
It was an exciting Week 12 of Big Ten football action. Here are the results: Purdue 20, Illinois 17, Nebraska 38, Minnesota 14, Ohio State 21 Wisconsin 14 (OT), Northwestern 23, Michigan State 20, Michigan 42, Iowa 17 and Penn State 45, Indiana 22. Catch up on all the games on our BTN scoreboard, and relive all the action and video highlights right here.
Big Ten Field Pass on BTN2Go, our Web-only live camera, returns to Nebraska this Saturday and goes live at 2:30 p.m. ET with an exclusive look at the pregame activities on the field. And this week should be a special one as Nebraska plans a pre-game tribute to the retiring Tom Osborne. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats a half hour prior to the game in order to enjoy all pregame activities, including Senior Day introductions and a special Cornhusker Band performance before the Tunnel Walk.