Our producers here at BTN.com wanted to get a closer look at some of the star women basketball players around the Big Ten, so we started a new series of interviews called “Court Convo.” We’re excited to post the sixth one here. In this special edition of Court Convo, BTN’s Taylor Rooks brings you a quick behind the scenes look at the B1G women’s basketball tournament. Enjoy! In case you’ve missed the previous editions, you can check them out below. Court Convo #1: Michigan’s Cyesha Goree: Court Convo #2: Rutgers’ Kahleah Copper: Court Convo #3: Nebraska’s Tear’a Laudermill: Court Convo
Tuesday’s “BTN Live” was a special two-hour show from Joe’s Bar on Weed Street in Chicago. With the 2015 Big Ten Tournament set to kick off on Wednesday at Chicago’s United Center, several big-name guests joined the show, including the likes of Penn State coach Pat Chambers, former Iowa star Acie Earl, and Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany. Watch Delany’s interview in this post, and use the links below to watch other highlights from the event. Among the guests: Penn State Head Coach Pat Chambers Former Illinois star and director of USA Basketball Jerry Colangelo Former Iowa star Acie Earl
Wisconsin enters the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament as the top seed and favorite to win the 14-team event. The Badgers finished the regular season with an impressive 28-3 record, including a 16-2 mark in Big Ten play, two games ahead of second-seeded Maryland. But just because Bo Ryan’s team is the top seed in this weekend’s tournament, does that mean they are the obvious favorite to win it? Let’s take a look at some history. In the 17 years of the Big Ten tourney, the No. 1 seed has won the event seven times (41 percent of the
Each Tuesday for the rest of the Big Ten men’s lacrosse season, I’ll be looking at the conference overall and drilling in on a few key observations. Just as varsity lacrosse is new to the Big Ten, this is my first Stick Check column for BTN.com. Don’t forget to check out the BTN TV schedule for lacrosse as well as the BTN Plus live streaming schedule, too. Let’s begin. Ohio State’s Jesse King is the league’s best player The senior from British Columbia, Canada has had an outstanding career in Columbus and is putting together a stellar collegiate swan song. King, a
Our Nebraska Cornhusker Helmet Concepts #football #GBR pic.twitter.com/ZhBvyXeng9 — Big Red Nation (@NebBigRedNation) March 9, 2015 Alternate uniforms and concept helmets… You either love them or hate them. Well, the staff over at bigrednation.com had some fun and created four different Nebraska helmet concepts. Check them out in the photo above. Two of the helmet designs feature a “Blackshirts” theme, while another one is a red and white look with an all-red facemask. Remember, these are concept designs, meaning Nebraska won’t actually be wearing them. However, if the Huskers did wear something like this, there’s no question the fans would
The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament is set to kick off on Wednesday, and all eyes will be on the conference’s top players. With a big week ahead, here’s a look at five players to watch in this week’s Big Ten tournament. Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin: The Big Ten regular season was “Frank’s World,” and the rest of the league was forced to live in it. Now, he is poised for prime time as Kaminsky and the Badgers look to sweep the conference championships. As versatile as the senior Player of the Year is, it has been his dominant post play
Don’t forget that our daily show “BTN Live” goes live from Joe’s Bar on Weed Street in Chicago ahead of Wednesday’s opening games of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament at Chicago’s United Center. Hosted by Dave Revsine, Jim Jackson, Shon Morris, and Stephen Bardo, the Tuesday show guest list is out. Tune in at 6 p.m. ET for the two-hour show. Can’t get to a TV? Click this link to watch “BTN Live” live at 6 p.m. ET via BTN2Go. Today’s guests include: Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany Penn State Head Coach Pat Chambers Former Illinois star and director of
The Big Ten men's Basketball Tournament is almost here, and our Tom Dienhart takes a look at the best game, most overlooked game, a few "must win" situations and more. Jump in for a quick read and be sue you have the BTN2Go app ready to go for live games on BTN and pregame and postgame shows.
We know the Ohio State football team can play football really well. But can the national champs dance? The Buckeyes showed off their moves with the dance team at halftime of the Ohio State men’s basketball season finale vs. Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon. Whether they can dance or not, well, just check out the video above. One thing’s for sure: Ezekiel Elliott won’t be wearing his cropped jersey in 2015, per a new NCAA rule. ALL THE RIGHT MOVES on & off the field! 2014 National Champion #Buckeyes perform w/ @OhioStateDT #GoBucks http://t.co/jQLgPXmF0A — Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) March 9,
The 2015 Big Ten Men's Basketball Teams and individual honors were released Monday night on "BTN Live." See the full teams and individual honors inside.