Students at Big Ten universities aren’t waiting until they get out into the “real world” to make a difference. Find out how they’re working together to create positive, meaningful change in this BTN LiveBIG series: the Student Section. Before she even arrived at the University of Illinois, Hannah Taylor knew she wanted to be a member of Orange Krush. Although she didn’t fully understand what being part of the University of Illinois’ basketball cheering section entailed before she came to Champaign, Taylor sensed it would be a meaningful experience. And today, she couldn’t be happier with her decision to join
Minnesota's Charles Buggs threw down an incredible dunk in Minnesota's win over Seattle on Friday night. Check it out inside!
Carlos Morris scored a season-high 19 points and Minnesota romped past Seattle 92-57 Friday for its sixth straight victory. Catch up on all the action here!
Penn State senior Micha Hancock has been named the 2014 AVCA DI National Player of the Year.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart provides his 2014 season review for the Northwestern Wildcats inside!
With college football's bowl season just around the corner, BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman got in touch with media members from every Big Ten school and asked them for their picks of the top Big Ten bowl performers of all time.
As we await bowl season, BTN.com asked a beat writer from every team to participate in a five-part regular-season recap. Part V, the player to watch in 2015 for all 14 teams.
The buzz around Michigan’s reported blockbuster offer to Jim Harbaugh still has many talking. And with good reason. If the Wolverines somehow could land Harbaugh, it would be huge. Ex-players at the University of San Diego have high praise for him, with one saying it’s this simple: Harbaugh takes losers and makes them winners. Steve Politi of NJ.com thinks the mammoth 6-year, $49-million offer to Harbaugh is another sign that the college sports model is broken. Most schools lack the funds to play a coach like Michigan. How high can colleges go with salaries? And what will it take to
Inspired by their experiences in college and elsewhere, these Pathfinders are passing by the typical, well-trod career paths and blazing their own trails. We’ll explore the unconventional approaches these Big Ten alums are taking to work. As students at the University of Wisconsin know, it can get bitterly cold in Madison during December. But for Kristina Slawny, who serves as program director of the Ice Drilling Design and Operations (IDDO) arm of Wisconsin’s Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC), those frigid temperatures might seem downright balmy. That’s because Slawny’s job takes her to extremely remote locations near the North and South
Penn State is headed to its 10th national championship. The Nittany Lions will face BYU in the national title match Saturday night.