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
With Ohio State’s win over Iowa on Saturday night, the Maryland women’s basketball team clinched the outright Big Ten crown in its inaugural season in the conference.
Minnesota claimed its fourth consecutive Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio.
The University of Iowa’s Biology Building East Annex sits right in the heart of downtown Iowa City. It has a fairly sleek, contemporary design that contrasts somewhat with the mostly older buildings around it, but otherwise doesn’t stand out all that much. Most of the students, shoppers, businesspeople and civic leaders who regularly walk past it probably have no idea that it houses what’s been dubbed the University of Iowa’s “best-kept secret” — the Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank (DSHB), the largest nonprofit cell bank of its kind in the world. “The DSHB is a unique model,” said Dr. David Soll,
No. 1 Iowa will take on No. 2 Missouri in the finals of the NWCA National Duals on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The highly anticipated 2015 NFL Combine came to a close Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium. See how former Big Ten standouts fared in this post.
No. 4 Wisconsin dropped rival Minnesota, 63-53, on Saturday afternoon to improve to 25-2, which marks the best start in program history. Northwestern also stayed hot, knocking off Penn State, 60-39, to record its third straight win, the team’s longest Big Ten streak since 2011-12. Catch up on both of today’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. 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 track all of the day’s action. WISCONSIN 63, MINNESOTA 53: BOX
Prediction: Women’s basketball fans will be talking about Amanda Zahui B.’s historic week for quite some time. [ MORE: View our Big Ten women’s basketball scoreboard ] The Minnesota star followed up her unforgettable 39-point, 29-rebound effort Tuesday vs. Iowa with an equally eye-popping 27-point, 27-rebound line in Saturday afternoon’s double overtime win vs. Michigan. In all, Zahui B. scored 66 points and grabbed 55 rebounds. In two games! Use the links below to catch up on all of Saturday’s action. NEBRASKA 64, INDIANA 61: BOX | AP RECAP Emily Cady had 22 points and 12 rebounds and freshman Natalie
This week, my "Three Takes" touch on Purdue's dominant bigs, Michigan State freshman "Tum Tum" Nairn and the much-talk-about freshman ineligibility discussion.