CHICAGO – With the Big Ten seeking its ninth-straight national championship, BTN’s 2014-15 wrestling coverage, presented by returning sponsor Cliff Keen Athletic, will be the most extensive in network history. “With Big Ten programs consistently among the nation’s best, fans will see a lot of high-quality wrestling on BTN,” said BTN President Mark Silverman. “Each week will feature an extremely competitive matchup.” The television schedule includes a dual between Penn State and Iowa, winners of the past seven national titles; the Midlands Championships hosted by Northwestern; the semifinals and finals of the NWCA National Duals at Iowa; and live coverage
Ohio State avoiding the letter "M" during Michigan week is nothing new. Ohio Stadium is getting in on the act this year, too.
The Big Ten's top player? We all thought it was Frank Kaminsky before the season started, and nothing's changed nearly two weeks into the season.
You have questions, and I have answers in my weekly Big Ten Mailbag. And from the look of things, many folks are excited about Minnesota.
The Big Ten announced its Week 13 Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See all of the honorees in this post. Offensive Player of the Week: Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin, Jr., RB • Recorded 264 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns to lead Wisconsin to a road victory over Iowa • Ran for 200 yards on 31 carries, matching the Big Ten and school record for most rushing yards in a season of 2,109 yards set by former Badger Ron Dayne in 1996 • Became the fastest player to reach 2,000 yards in NCAA history, doing so on his 241st
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week on Monday. See the honorees in this post. Co-Players of the Week: Shannon Scott, Ohio State, G, Sr. Averaged 15.0 assists, 9.5 points and 2.5 steals per game and shot 57.1 percent in leading Ohio State to wins over Marquette and Sacred Heart For the week, posted an assist/turnover ratio of 6.0 (30 assists and five turnovers), while accounting for 50 percent of the Buckeyes’ offensive output Against Marquette, scored eight points, handed out 14 assists and swiped two steals Chipped in 11 points, dished
So, Melvin Gordon had the FBS single-game rushing mark for one week, as Oklahoma’s Samaja Perine broke it on Saturday with 427 vs. Kansas. Here he is talking about it. Of course, loss of the record doesn’t do a thing to diminish what Gordon has done. Just ask Tom Oates of Madison.com. Oates notes that Heisman candidacies aren’t constructed solely of numbers. They also consist of clutch performances, tough performances, winning performances. Gordon’s fourth quarter Saturday at Iowa had a touch of all three. It was very impressive. *** Tough loss for Michigan on Saturday, which fell at home to
Imagine you’re strolling along a path that dips and rises and branches in myriad directions. As you’re walking, you pass through a miniature bamboo forest, all the while watching the light and color around you change dramatically. This dreamlike place doesn’t exist — yet. But it will soon, thanks to a team of landscape architecture faculty and students from Penn State. The group designed a park called the “Happy Valley Garden,” which recently nabbed a first-place finish out of 900 international entries in the 10th China (Wuhan) International Garden Expo. The team’s concept will come to life in the summer of
Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has released his latest bowl projections, and he has 10 Big Ten teams in the postseason.
Nebraska takes a dip, Northwestern is on the rise, and there's a new team in cellar of Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.