Ohio State jumped to No. 7 in the latest Coaches Poll, released Sunday. The Buckeyes moved up four spots after beating then-No. 6 Michigan State 49-37 Saturday night at Spartan Stadium. [ MORE: Get all of our latest Big Ten football coverage ] The Spartans dropped six spots, to No. 12, one spot behind Nebraska, which moved up three spots on its bye week. Wisconsin rounds out the Big Ten’s ranked teams, coming in at No. 22, two spots higher than last week, after winning 34-16 at Purdue. Minnesota, which carded a 51-14 victory over Iowa, is receiving 83 votes,
J.T. Barrett is the Big Ten's best player. Minnesota isn't going away. See what else Tom Dienhart learned in Week 11.
It isn’t a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo’s latest installment of “Sunday Ruminations.” Get DiNardo’s Week 11 thoughts inside. Also, follow @gerrydinardo! Did you miss any Week 11 action? Don’t worry, our Big Ten scoreboard will get you all caught up. We also have your updated Big Ten standings, Big Ten statistics and major polls. Get our latest Week 11 coverage: INDIANA Sunday Ruminations #Hoosiers Looked liked the game plan with their present personnel was right on to put them in position to win. — Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) November 9, 2014 IOWA Sunday Ruminations #Hawkeyes Before it got ugly
How did the BTN.com team, guest picker Audrey Snyder and Big Ten fans do with their Week 11 Big Ten picks? Find out inside!
The third-seeded Northwestern field hockey team claimed its first Big Ten Tournament title Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 win over top-seeded Maryland at Phyllis Ocker Field. With the victory, Northwestern (16-6, 6-2 Big Ten) earned the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats’ Lisa McCarthy put Northwestern ahead, 1-0, with a goal in the 25th minute. The Terrapins’ Sarah Sprink tallied the equalizer in the 27th minute, before Northwestern’s Isabel Flens provided the game-winning goal in the 41st minute. Dominique Masters completed the game’s scoring in the 63rd minute. The NCAA Selection Show will be live on
The Big Ten men’s soccer tourney has reached the semifinals after a day full of quarterfinal games Sunday. No. 1 Maryland will face No. 5 Michigan State and No. 6 Indiana will take on No. 2 Ohio State for berths in the Big Ten tourney championship game. [ MORE: View the official tournament homepage ] NO. 1 MARYLAND 2, NO. 8 RUTGERS 0 Mael Corboz and George Campbell both notched goals as the top-seeded Maryland men’s soccer team defeated No. 8 seed Rutgers 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Big Ten Tournament Sunday at Ludwig Field. Read full umterps.com
“If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain’t enough!” So wrote Shel Silverstein in his classic collection of poetry, Where the Sidewalk Ends. The book is a favorite of Minnesota Army National Guard Company Commander and Captain Amber Manke, who’s also working toward a Ph.D. in organizational leadership policy and development at the University of Minnesota. It’s easy to see why. The book’s themes of self-reliance, optimism, the importance of experience and compassion for one’s fellow human beings correspond to her own life journey, which started in the small town of Milaca, Minn.,
Ohio State impressed with its convincing victory Saturday night at Michigan State. What does the outcome mean for Ohio State and the Big Ten's playoff chances?
Every week, Tom Dienhart singles out the best from the week that was in the Big Ten. See his Week 11 installment inside.
Who were the top Big Ten individual performers in Week 11 of the college football season? Find out inside!