In Friday's Big Ten links we take a look at Indiana's big win, a story on Braxton Miller's status at Ohio State, and an interesting look at the NCAA's procedure for checking the inflation of college football. Dive on in and get up to speed.
In this week’s web-only “BTN Wrestling Report,” BTN’s Kara Lentz is joined by BTN wrestling analyst Shane Sparks to talk about the strength of the Big Ten, with 11 ranked teams in the top 25. Sparks also gives his take on a big weekend ahead, highlighted by Wisconsin visiting Michigan on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET. That match which will broadcast live on BTN/BTN2Go. On Twitter? Interact with us at @BTNWrestling and follow Kara at @KaraLentz.
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. From a military standpoint, one of the most significant features of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has been the impact of advances in things like body armor, medical treatment, and logistic and communication technologies. Thousands of soldiers today survive combat injuries that would have been fatal just a generation or two before. However, this creates a new set of challenges, according
Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell had an incredible pass in the Buckeyes' game against Northwestern on Thursday night. Check it out in this post!
There were two Big Ten men's hoops game on Thursday night. Catch up on all of the action in this post!
Just one week after beating Oregon in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship, the Ohio State Buckeyes football program has already hung up a banner in their football facility. Check it out inside this post!
Dublin, Ohio, a city located about just less than 15 miles north of Columbus, recently renamed two streets in honor of the Buckeyes' national title.
Kirk Ferentz and Iowa will welcome back some top talent in 2015, but they also lose quite a bit. Tom Dienhart takes a look at the players Iowa will miss most next fall.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart covered a number of topics with Wisconsin's affable big man Frank Kaminsky. The eye-poking incident at Iowa? " I think too much is being made of it," Kaminsky said. Read the entire exchange in this post.
Great gutsy win by Illinois at home last night vs. Purdue. Freshman bull Leron Black was the best player on the court. The Illini have won three games since top player Rayvonte Rice suffered a season-ending injury. Oh, and Illinois also didn’t have injured Tracy Abrams and Aaron Cosby last night—and it still won. Very impressive. John Groce can flat-out coach. Where does Purdue go from here? This team may be lucky to earn an NIT bid. Even that may be a monster stretch. If you are scoring at home, the Boilermakers went 16-18 overall (8-10 Big Ten) two years