In our latest “5 Things I Know” with BTN women’s basketball analyst Stephanie White, our analyst looks at that amazing night from Minnesota’s Amanda Zaui B., Northwestern’s winning streak, another milestone for Michigan State’s Aerial Powers, and the best games in the coming days. Here’s what White has for us this week: 1. WOWIE ZAUI! Last nights incredible performance for Amanda Zaui B. was one for the ages. Zaui has been consistent all season long and certainly under-publicized from a national media standpoint, but 39 points and 29 rebounds makes a statement. There was nothing Iowa could do to stop
In Wednesday's Big ten links, we look at continued reaction to Pat Chambers criticism of the basketball referees. Plus, who is compiling recruiting profiles of sixth-grade football players? And what will Wisconsin do when Traevon Jackson returns from injury? Catch up on that and more.
Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. had a night that she will never forget. Zahui B. scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed a Big Ten-record 29 rebounds as Minnesota defeated No. 13 Iowa 93-80 on Tuesday night. Her rebounding record broke the former conference single-game mark of 26, which was set by Jerica Watson of Iowa in 2001. Zahui B. also became the 22nd Gopher in program history to join the 1,000-point club. Here’s the box score. Minnesota’s star center shot 16-of-31 from the floor and played all but one minute in the game. She also added four blocks, two
Branden Dawson had a game-high 23 points and 13 rebounds, while Travis Trice added 22 points in Michigan State's impressive 80-67 win over Michigan on Tuesday night.
Draymond Green and Nik Stauskas are in the midst of an outstanding Twitter battle leading up to tonight's Michigan vs. Michigan State game. Check it out.
As we head toward Selection Sunday on March 15, several Big Ten teams have a lot on the line. Our Tom Dienhart asked CBSSports.com's Jerry Palm for his insight.
Thought I didn't have it. I guess I still do @carislevert @dw10_ A video posted by Devin Funchess (@dfunch) on Feb 15, 2015 at 7:41am PST Devin Funchess flashed his athletic prowess numerous times during his Michigan career. The tight end-turned-wide receiver boasts ups that often led coaches, teammates, opponents, announcers, beat writers and fans to rave about his athleticism. A couple days after the NBA dunk contest, Funchess posted a video to Instagram of him dunking. The video, which features Funchess throwing down a powerful one-handed dunk in slow motion and getting his head above the rim on another
The Big Ten office issued a public reprimand of Patrick Chambers for violating the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy following Penn State’s game against Maryland on Saturday. In addition, the conference announced that the institution has been fined $10,000 as a result of the violation. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Player Rankings | Game Rankings | Polls ] The Big Ten determined that Chambers’ postgame comments regarding officials were in violation of Big Ten Conference Agreement 10.01, which states in part that “The Big Ten Conference expects all contests involving a member institution to be conducted without compromise to any fundamental
Twelve games dot the Big Ten menu this week, highlighted by two big ones: Purdue at Indiana on Thursday and Michigan State at Illinois on Sunday.
Patrick Chambers created a stir last weekend when he blasted officials after what he felt was a bad call at the end of a home loss to Maryland. Personally, I never think refs cost a team a game. It’s what I like to call an “excuse.” Worry about what you can control. After the bad call—and it was a bad call—Penn State still could have played defense and not let Maryland score on a layup. Was that the refs’ fault? And, how about this thought: Don’t put your team in a situation where it can be impacted negatively by a