What can $3 get you at this weekend’s Final Four in Indianapolis? A Big Blue Nation Kentucky rally towel, which reads “UK Not Done.” [ MORE: Badgers, on how and why they’re so excited, such characters ] The issue is, the Wildcats are done after falling to Wisconsin 71-64 on Saturday night. The loss ended Kentucky’s pursuit of a perfect season. Now, the towel has a red “X” over over the word “Not” and a Wisconsin “W” below the Kentucky slogan. Check it out in the tweet above. *** Read more NCAA Tournament posts below:
Logan Stieber forever has a place in the proud Big Ten wrestling record books. The Ohio State senior became the first Big Ten wrestler to win four individual NCAA titles late last month, and just the fourth in the sport to do so. Even better: Stieber’s record came in a special year, one when the Buckeyes won their first national championship. BTN.com recently caught up with Stieber for a quick Q&A. See it below. Q: What went through your mind when the referee raised your arm to signify your fourth NCAA title? Logan Stieber: A feeling of satisfaction and enjoyment
It’s all right there for Wisconsin: The national championship. The Badgers will look to win the Big Ten’s first title since Michigan State cut down the nets in 2000 tonight vs. Duke.
In a matter of hours - at 9:18 p.m. ET, to be exact - Wisconsin will play in its first national final since 1941. They're nervous and uptight right now, right? Nope, not even close.
His name is Gregg Anthony. No, not the former UNLV star, not even close. This Gregg is the one who is responsible for escorting Wisconsin players and head coach Bo Ryan from event to event.
Happy National Championship Monday! Before Wisconsin takes on Duke at 9:18 p.m. ET tonight in the national title game, let’s take a look at the top Big Ten links. As you might suspect, Wisconsin’s win over unbeaten Kentucky on Saturday set the sports world on its ear. The Wildcats’ march toward a 40-0 season and national title were halted by a plucky Badgers’ team that will meet Duke tonight for the crown. Wisconsin has made good on its promise to improve on last season, which ended with a Final Four loss to UK. But, why be satisfied? Why not win
One of the most heartbreaking things parents can experience is when one of their children goes through terrible physical pain and they can’t do anything about it. But a father-daughter research team with strong Northwestern ties may have found the key (and rhythm, and notes) to alleviating pain in young patients after they go through medical procedures. Santhanam Suresh, the Arthur C. King Professor of Anesthesiology at Northwestern and the chair of pediatric anesthesiology at Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, joined forces with his daughter Sunitha, who majored in biomedical engineering at the McCormick School of Engineering
Two nights after ending No. 1 overall seed Kentucky's pursuit of perfection in the national semifinals, the Badgers get to take on another perennial power, Duke, in the national final.
In Maryland’s first season in the Big Ten Conference, the Terrapins women’s basketball team advanced to the Final Four. But the road ended Sunday night as Maryland fell to perennial power UConn, 81-58. Brionna Jones led the Terrapins with 14 points. Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and Morgan Tuck added 24 for UConn, who are now one win away from a third straight national championship. UConn will face Notre Dame for the title on Tuesday night in a rematch of last season’s championship game. Lexie Brown added 12 points for Maryland. Maryland’s Brown had some extra support at the game as
In the eyes of Dana Priest, longtime reporter for the Washington Post and journalism professor at the University of Maryland, endangered species aren’t limited to the animal kingdom. She believes journalists around the world are falling victim to predatory forces capable of causing their extinction, too. With that in mind, Priest set out to enlighten her students about the world’s growing number of imprisoned reporters by giving them an assignment in her “Journalism in Peril” course last fall. “I was thinking very hard of ways to teach a number of things at the same time,” Priest says. “How do I