It came in a loss, but there’s no downplaying Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman’s driving dunk in Saturday afternoon’s 66-56 loss at Maryland. Early in the second half, the Michigan freshman, from near the halfcourt logo, drove past the Terrapins for a powerful one-handed flush. It would have been a poster dunk, however Maryland’s Jake Layman did his best to get out of the way at the last second. How nice was the highlight? Put it this way: ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich could only laugh about it.
There were three Big Ten men's basketball games on Saturday, highlighted by Maryland's impressive 66-56 win over Michigan, completing a perfect Big Ten home season for the Terps.
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. If you were asked to create a working electrical circuit in less than a minute, could you do it? How about in under an hour? For most people, the answer to both questions would probably be “no.” Then again, most people don’t know about the Circuit Scribe. Developed by material science and engineering Ph.D. student Brett Walker and his team at the
With spring practice set to begin on March 7, and the Huskers' spring game scheduled for April 11, Nebraska released a new football hype video, which is narrated by new head coach Mike Riley.
Spike Albrecht cracked an egg on his head to raise awareness for Juvenile Diabetes. Check out the full video in this post!
For the second time since 2012, Wisconsin was rocked by an unexpected coaching defection. First, it was Bret Bielema bolting for Arkansas after the 2012 season. Next, Gary Andersen took off for Oregon State after last season. But Wisconsin A.D. Barry Alvarez turned to a native son this time, tabbing Madison denizen, former Badger player and assistant and Wisconsin grad Paul Chryst for the post. And Chryst—who coached Pitt prior to coming home–will walk into a good situation. In fact, Chryst’s team should be tabbed the favorite to win the Big Ten West. But for that to happen, work must
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart asks five Big Ten writers to pick which coach they felt “interacted” with officials the most.
At 9:30 p.m. ET Sunday on the next episode of "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2015," we take a look at a few more ongoing stories including Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell and Maryland great Walt Williams.. But you really need to see Wisconsin's Bo Ryan shoot a TV commercial as our crew takes you behind the scenes.
Thursday’s “BTN Live” was a special two-hour show from Michigan State’s Breslin Center and it featured a huge guest list. Watch former Michigan State QB Kirk Cousins’ appearance in this post, and use the links below to watch other highlights from the event. Among the scheduled guests: Michigan State’s men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo Michigan State Radio Commentator and former basketball player Matt Steigenga Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio “BTN Live” airs every weekday. If you don’t know by now, “BTN Live” is on Twitter and Facebook,
Happy Friday! In today's Big Ten links we review Minnesota's big win, take look at Iowa's tourney hopes, and found an interesting IndyStar.com story on the perils of social media. Also, Michigan State's Mark Hollis is all for discussion of freshman preparedness, but he would vote against ineligibility. Let's dive in and read some more.