It”s a busy weekend of Big Ten championship competitions as the men’s and women’s golf and tennis championship get underway. When will these be on TV? Broadcast coverage of the Big Ten’s spring championships begins at 6 PM ET on Monday, May 6, with the Big Ten Women’s Tennis Tournament air Monday, May 6 at 6 p.m. ET followed by the Big Ten Men’s Tennis Tournament at 7 p.m. ET.
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Offensive coordinators under Urban Meyer go on to big things. There’s Steve Addazio and Dan Mullen, to name a couple. BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo thinks a similar fate could be in store for Meyer’s current OC, Tom Herman, whose offense averaged a Big Ten-best 37.2 points last season. DiNardo sat down with Herman recently for our latest “Film Session.” Watch the full segment here.
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Nik Stauskas promised it on Twitter. On Wednesday, he delivered the goods. The Michigan guard put on another remarkable shooting exhibition (watch earlier one) on his outdoor court and posted the proof on YouTube. Once again, the sharpshooter drained trey after trey despite bad weather conditions. This time, Stauskas traded the cold for rain.
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It was a surprise to see news that Steven Bench is transferring from Penn State. He appeared to be in the thick of the quarterback chase to replace Matt McGloin, competing with JC transfer Tyler Ferguson along with walk-ons D.J. Crook and Austin Whipple this spring.
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You can never underestimate the importance of strong guard play, and based on the names returning in 2013-14, the Big Ten will have plenty of it next season. To be honest, one could fill an All-Big Ten Team with guards alone. But the talent isn’t just at the top. It’s deep. Very deep. Check it out.
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Tom Crean announced Wednesday that Maurice Creek, who graduates next week, will not play for the Hoosiers next season. Creek will look to play his final season immediately at another school and begin work on a graduate degree.
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There are some tweets that are hard to believe at first glance. For example, Michigan athletic media relations intern Laura Raines’ tweet Wednesday. See the tweet in this post.