This much is known: No team, in any sport, had a better month of April than the Illinois baseball team. [ MORE: View the latest Big Ten baseball standings ] The Illini, who clinched a perfect April by downing Southern Illinois on Tuesday night, finished the month 16-0, including 11-0 in Big Ten action. In all, Dan Hartleb’s team has won a program-record 18 consecutive games, the longest active streak in college baseball and the second-longest this season (24, Texas A&M). The games haven’t been all that close, either. Just check out the tweet above for all of the stats.
What school has earned the reputation over the last 10 years for being “Linebacker U” when it comes to NFL draft choices? It’s Ohio State.
Indiana hasn’t been to a bowl since the 2007 season, but you don’t have to tell that to Hoosiers coach Kevin Wilson. He’s aware. He knows history. He wants to change it. And that change could happen this season.
The latest on “will he stay, will he go?” Braxton Miller saga: Urban Meyer thinks he’ll stay. So, there you go. Get all of today's top Big Ten headlines inside.
The 2015 All-Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse team was released Wednesday afternoon. Big Ten champ and undefeated Maryland claimed a conference-high eight selections. The All-Big Ten team was comprised of 20 standouts, including three attack players, three midfielders, three defenders and one goalkeeper, along with 10 at-large selections. The individual award winners will be announced on Monday. Use the links below to watch the inaugural Big Ten women’s lacrosse tournament on BTN Plus and BTN2Go. No. 5 RU vs. No. 4 OSU – 5:25 ET Thu. ($) No. 6 MICH vs. No. 3 NU – 3 ET Thu. ($) TBA vs.
The University of Minnesota and the wrestling community lost a legend late Monday night, as ex-Minnesota wrestler Verne Gagne, 89, passed away after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Gagne won four Big Ten championships and was the program’s first three-time All-America (1947, 1948 and 1949) and first two-time NCAA champion (1948 and 1949). “Verne represents what’s great about the University of Minnesota and our wrestling program,” Director of Athletics Norwood Teague said in a school release. “He was an incredible athlete — Big Ten champ, national champ, Olympian — but he also selflessly served his country, took academics seriously
BTN.com Web Editor Sean Merriman teamed up with Senior Writer Tom Dienhart and Senior Web Editor Brent Yarina to create a list of the top three Big Ten NFL Draft prospects at each position.
Penn State's Von Walker received some excellent news Tuesday. In a team meeting, James Franklin announced that the walk-on linebacker had earned a scholarship.
Mark Dantonio has Michigan State on a roll. In fact, he may have the best program in the Big Ten. Tom Dienhart caught up with the Spartans' head coach for a Q&A.
The inaugural Big Ten Men’s Lacrosse All-Conference teams and individual award winners were announced on Tuesday, with Johns Hopkins’ Ryan Brown earning Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year honors from the conference’s coaches. [ MORE: Mark Dixon recaps a wild final Saturday of the regular season ] Maryland’s Casey Ikeda was tabbed the Defensive Player of the Year, Rutgers’ Joe Nardella collected Specialist of the Year honors, while the Blue Jays’ Joel Tinney was named Freshman of the Year. Johns Hopkins mentor Dave Pietramala received Big Ten Coach of the Year honors. Here are the links to watch the