Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
Don’t look now, but Michigan State is coming on. The Spartans scored a big win on Sunday at Illinois to remain in a second-place tie in the Big Ten and to polish an NCAA resume. MSU has come to life since a home loss to Illinois on Feb. 7. MSU was 3-3 in its last six games after that defeat to the Illini, and some wondered if this was an NCAA team. Since then, Michigan State has won four in a row. This team appears to be peaking at just the right time. *** Speaking of MSU … Nice piece
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. The 3-D printing industry has a great deal of financial, scientific and technological potential. And a group of former University of Wisconsin students are trying to tap some of that by adding a little color to the finished products. They created a company called Spectrom, which provides color add-ons for 3-D printers — an enhancement that co-founder and 2014 chemical engineering graduate Cedric Kovacs-Johnson said is wholly new. “The technology of
Two more weeks. That's all that remains in the 2014-15 Big Ten men's basketball regular season. Before we look ahead, Tom Dienhart highlights the best of the week that was.
Nebraska has lost five in a row and seven of its last eight, so it's only normal for Tim Miles and the Huskers to be disappointed and frustrated.
Rutgers has lost 11 straight games, dating to its upset of Wisconsin on January 11. Don’t tell Scarlet Knight that. The Rutgers mascot is trying to keep spirits up around Piscataway, after all. Minutes after the Scarlet Knights’ 84-54 loss to Indiana, the mascot videobombed BTN’s postgame interview with Indiana coach Tom Crean. It wasn’t just any videobomb, though. Scarlet Knight positioned himself perfectly behind Crean before executing a few creative moves. Check it out in the video above.
That was a fun day of Big Ten men’s basketball! Catch up on all four of Sunday’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. Michigan took down rival and No. 23 Ohio State, 64-57, to snap a five-game losing skid to open the day. After that, Iowa drilled Nebraska, 74-46, Indiana cruised past Rutgers, 84-54, and Michigan State exacted revenge on Illinois in a 60-53 road win. Looking for the latest Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls? We have those, too. And here are the latest Big Ten statistical leaders. Use the links below to catch up
The Big Ten features several entertaining halftime shows. For example, have you see the speed painter this season at Big Ten arenas?
Penn State hosted THON, the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, Friday-Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [ MORE: Watch live webcam of THON ] The 46-hour event, starting at 6 p.m. ET Friday and running through 4 p.m. Sunday, raised $13,026,653.23 for the fight against pediatric cancer, with all benefits going to the Four Diamonds Fund out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center. A year ago, THON raised a record $13,343,517.33. Congratulations to all of those who participated and donated. The Thon total is…. pic.twitter.com/NGrrvuPmGF — Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) February 22, 2015 Here’s video of several of the Penn State athletic
No. 1 Iowa dropped an 18-12 decision to No. 2 Missouri on Sunday in the finals of the EAS/NWCA National Duals tournament. The top-ranked Hawkeyes got wins from Cory Clark (133), Nick Moore (165), Mike Evans (174), and Bobby Telford (285), but lost four one-point decisions and six-of-10 bouts overall to suffer their first loss of the season. “They rode tough on top and they control tied us to death. They weren’t rides where they have tricks. They are hard, driving forward type rides. They came in to beat us and they did at six weights,” Iowa head coach Tom