Today is the day that Ohio State QB Cardale Jones must decide if he’ll return for his junior season or turn pro. I think he should return to Columbus. Three starts aren’t enough even if they were incredibly impressive. Jones needs more seasoning. Then again, his stock never will be higher—and he risks sliding back to third-string. An interesting conundrum. Update: Jones has announced a news conference today to make his decision. BTN & BTN2Go will carry the event live. Life changing decision at 4pm — Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) January 15, 2015 On the subject of Ohio State quarterbacks, here
As part of honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Michigan State University will celebrate the one-year anniversary of Project 60/50. Finding its title in the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the goal of Project 60/50 was to engage the MSU campus and greater community in a broad range of civil and human rights conversations. During the past 12 months, the program has featured more than 200 events, thousands of participants and over 20 corporate sponsors and community partners. Here’s a breakdown of the first year of the program from
Big Ten fans were treated to two outstanding men's basketball games on Wednesday night. Catch up on all the action inside this post!
Just how good has Travis Trice been since the schedule flipped to Big Ten play? BTN analyst Jess Settles gives his thoughts on this and more inside.
We're approaching the 10-year anniversary of Deron Williams' shot vs. Arizona in the NCAA tourney. Well, Illinois has recreated it, using bobbleheads. Watch it in this post.
Nearly three weeks into the conference hoops season, it’s time to single out a handful of impressive stats. [ MORE: Big Ten Power Rankings | Big Ten Player Rankings | Mailbag ] Don’t forget, it’s Super Wednesday on BTN tonight. It all starts with Rutgers at No. 11 Maryland (7 ET; watch on BTN2Go), followed by Illinois at Northwestern (watch on BTN2Go). Get ready for both games and hear the latest Big Ten news on “BTN Tip-off Show” at 6:30 p.m. ET. Now, back to the statistics: How about these five stats? #B1G stats: #Hoosiers are 3-1 despite Yogi Ferrell
Time to reach into my latest Big Ten Mailbag. The performance of the conference in the postseason has many of you excited. And, with good cause. On to the letters!
The answer? Yes. But for some of the former Big Ten players, it was more about rooting for the Big Ten than Ohio State.
It’s never too early to look toward 2015 schedules, right? The Minneapolis Star Tribune took a gander at Minnesota’s slate for next season. And, let’s just say that it’s mighty tough–maybe one of the most difficult in the nation. It opens at home on a Thursday night vs. a TCU team that crushed Minnesota, 30-7, in 2014 and is projected by some to be the preseason No. 1 club. Wait, it gets tougher: There also is a date at defending national champ Ohio State, which also could be a preseason No. 1. In addition to the tilt with the Horned
Urban Meyer announced that Ed Warinner has been promoted to offensive coordinator and that Tim Beck has joined the staff as co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach.