Roy Marble will be remembered as one of the greatest players in Iowa basketball history. The former Hawkeye great died Friday at the age of 48 following a yearlong battle with cancer. After starring for four years at Iowa, Marble left college as the Hawkeyes’ all-time leading scorer. He scored 2,116 points from 1985 through 1989 and the Hawkeyes competed in the NCAA tournament in all four years he was there. To this day, Marble is the only player in Iowa basketball history to score more than 2,000 career points. “Roy is a Hawkeye through and through,” said former Iowa
"Can Northwestern really be a factor in the Big Ten West?" "I won’t be shocked if Minnesota wakes up on Sunday morning 0-2." "Penn State is under big-time pressure to win." These are a just a few of the Friday topics of Tom Dienhart tackles heading into Saturday's games.
Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at the Ohio State Buckeyes warming up before their matchup against Hawaii at 3:30 p.m. ET on BTN. One hour before the game (2:30 p.m. ET) log onto BTN2Go.com or launch the BTN2Go app on your mobile device to access our Field Pass camera.
Did you know there is a new rule that says players’ shirts must cover their bellies? See what one Big Ten running back said about it, plus look at stories covering Penn State's offensive line shift, what Notre Dame thinks of the rivalry game against Michigan, and one writer's theory on why Cardale Jones started against Virginia Tech.
On Saturday, the Iowa Hawkeyes will honor the late Tyler Sash by replacing one Hawkeye on their helmets with No. 9, the number Sash wore as a member of the football team. Iowa plays at Iowa State at 4:45 p.m. ET on Saturday. Sash started 37 games for the Hawkeyes from 2008-10, earning first-team All-Big Ten honors in 2009 and 2010. He was fourth all-time in interception return yardage in the Big Ten when he graduated, and his 13 picks were fifth-best in school history. Sash, a safety who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, died at the
First, the bad news: Right now, there are giant rocks — some of them the size of U.S. states — out in space that could collide with our planet, wiping out most of life on Earth. Now, the good news: First, no major asteroid is expected to hit our world for a while. And second, when one does threaten us, we have a fairly straightforward plan to deal with it, thanks in large part to Bruce Conway. A professor emeritus of aerospace engineering at the University of Illinois, Conway spent several years working out a solution for the eventual possibility
Michigan State holds a special place in Draymond Green’s heart. His love for the university goes back to his childhood days, growing up a Spartan fan and watching Tom Izzo’s team win the 2000 national championship. Green followed his love of MSU and starred for the Spartans from 2008-2012, leading the program to three conference titles and two Final Four appearances. He was named the Big Ten Player of the Year in 2012, as well as a consensus first-team All-American. On Thursday, Green gave back to Michigan State, making a $3.1 million contribution to MSU Athletics in support of the
Plan ahead and use the popular BTN.com/gamefinder page before Saturday’s Big Ten football games to make sure you know where to find any of the five games on BTN TV. You can also search for your TV information on BTN games in this post. A few more notes for this weekend … All five of BTN’s televised games will be available live on BTN2Go? Here are the links to watch each game live: Bowling Green at Maryland, W. Illinois at Illinois, Hawaii at Ohio State, S. Alabama at Nebraska, and FIU at Indiana. Also, as an added bonus, use these Twitter pages
After an impressive Week 1 victory over Virginia Tech, Urban Meyer will make sure the Buckeyes don’t look past their Week 2 opponent — Hawaii. Well, the Buckeyes might struggle looking past the uniforms the Rainbow Warriors will be wearing when they travel to Columbus on Saturday. Hawaii Football’s official Twitter handle, @HawaiiFootball, tweeted out a photo of the throwback uniforms they will be wearing on Saturday against the Buckeyes. Check out the photo on top of this post to see the uniforms. They are certainly loud, but hard not to love at first glance. Here is another look at
Things are ratcheted back a few notches in Week 2, as there is a dearth of top-quality matchups. But the headliner is a doozy. [ MORE: Pick Week 2 winners | Power Rankings | Week 2 previews ] The primetime clash between No. 5 Michigan State and No. 7 Oregon is the first game between top 10 teams at Spartan Stadium since 1966, when MSU and Notre Dame met as the No. 2- and No. 1-ranked teams in a classic 10-10 tie. The Spartans are looking for national respect—and payback for last year’s loss in Eugene. Don’t overlook Minnesota’s junket to