Welcome to a busy day of Big Ten baseball. All five Big Ten teams remain alive in the NCAA tournament, and all of them will play at least one game Sunday.
A series that covers the true revolutionaries, Game Changers explores how innovators from Big Ten universities — students, faculty and alums — are inventing or reinventing their chosen fields. Dr. Mary-Dell Chilton’s groundbreaking work with genetic engineering in plants started with what seemed to her like a ludicrous theory: that particular species of bacteria could attach to plant genomes and proceed to spread DNA to them. “There was a student in the class that I taught who once told me about agrobacterium and crown gall tumors,” Chilton said. “People had the idea that there might be gene transfer from the
The NCAA baseball tourney continued Saturday, and all five Big Ten teams remain alive. Maryland took down UCLA to stay in the Los Angeles Regional winner's bracket, while Indiana, Iowa and Michigan lost and will play elimination games Sunday.
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Inspired by their experiences in college and elsewhere, these Pathfinders are passing by the typical, well-trod career paths and blazing their own trails. We’ll explore the unconventional approaches these Big Ten alums are taking to work. Penn State professor Jairam KP Vanamala grew up in a place where there was no 9-1-1 and very little in the way of emergency services. His village in southern India, while idyllic, was so remote that the nearest health facility was more than 40 miles away. If you got sick or injured, you had to cross a river and go over a mountain. But
For the second time in three games, No. 3 Michigan overcame an early three-run deficit, surging past No. 7 UCLA, 10-4, in its winner’s bracket matchup Friday night at the NCAA Women’s College World Series. [ MORE: Get box score, recap & video ] With their 27th consecutive victory, the Wolverines earn a day off and will resume play against the emerging team from the bottom half of the loser’s bracket at 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday. Michigan’s offense exploded for 15 hits — its best of the NCAA Tournament to date — and after UCLA retied the game in the
The NCAA baseball tourney got underway Friday afternoon, and the Big Ten went a perfect 5-0 regional openers. Get scores, stats and video from all of the day's action inside.
No matter how much baseball you've watched, there's no guarantee you've seen the kind of triple play Indiana turned Friday afternoon.
Jackson Glines strikes again! [ MORE: View the official NCAA tournament bracket ] Just last week, in Michigan’s Big Ten tourney opener vs. Indiana, the center fielder sprinted back toward the fence to make a highlight-reel grab that earned #BTNStandout honors. Well, in Friday afternoon’s NCAA tournament opener vs. Bradley, Glines made an equally impressive, and rather similar, catch. Watch the catch above and relive Glines’ Big Ten tourney highlight in the tweet below. [ MORE: Video: Indiana turns rarest of rare triple plays ] #BTNStandout alert: @umichbaseball CF Jackson Glines goes back, leaves his feet, and makes an incredible
John Beilein announced Friday the signing of 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a National Letter of Intent. Wagner will join the Wolverines for the 2015-16 academic year. “Moe is a long and versatile player,” Beilein said in a team release. “He has a great understanding of the game with a tremendous upside. As a product of Germany, he has always played against men five to even 10 years older than him, which has only helped his growth as a player.” A Berlin native, Wagner played 18 games in his second season with ALBA Berlin in 2014-15, averaging 16.8 points,
I recently ranked Big Ten non-conference schedules. Now, in a three-part series, I'm going to take a look at some of the best and worst of the non-league schedule this fall.