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. A stressful career running his own architecture firm in Boston left Indiana University lecturer Jon Racek in need of a recharge. Frustrated, he headed to Thailand for six months and discovered, by accident, his new passion: playgrounds. Today, Racek is founder and executive director of Play360, an organization that not only helps build playgrounds in underdeveloped countries, but also teaches people how
Before we turn our attention to Week 7, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Michigan State beat writer Joe Rexrode and Big Ten fans did with their Week 6 Big Ten game predictions.
The Michigan State-Rutgers game was a wild one, and it saved its wildest moment for the final seconds. [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Best of Week 6 | Week 6 picks revisited | Week 6 uniforms | Video: Jehu Chesson returns opening kick for TD | Video: Braxton Miller highlight grab | Video: Norries Wilson takes blame | Video: Randy Edsall gets passionate ] With the clock ticking down and Rutgers in Michigan State territory trailing 31-24, the Spartans sacked Chris Laviano on third down. The Scarlet Knights rushed to the
Northwestern (11-6, 3-3 Big Ten) slayed a giant in the form of defending national champ and No. 3 Penn State (15-2, 4-2 Big Ten) on Saturday night, capturing a dramatic 3-2 victory at home. “It’s an incredible feeling. Penn State is a very high-profile, well-known program,” sophomore Taylor Tashima said. “We knew, coming into this game, we had to come to play.” Tashima logged a match-high 52 assists — passing the 1,500 assist mark in her career. She also recorded her sixth double-double of the season, tallying 10 digs. By her side, sophomore Symone Abbott and junior Kayla Morin had
Week 6 marked the first week of every game featuring Big Ten teams. [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Best of Week 6 | Week 6 picks revisited | Week 6 uniforms | Video: Jehu Chesson returns opening kick for TD | Video: Braxton Miller highlight grab | Video: Norries Wilson takes blame | Video: Randy Edsall gets passionate ] As is the case every week nowadays, several Big Ten teams wore new or alternate uniform designs in Week 6. Indiana, playing at Penn State, was the most noticeable, donning its state
Freshman LJ Scott scored on a 3-yard run with 43 seconds to play and No. 4 Michigan State won ugly for the second straight week with a 31-24 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – There goes Jordan Canzeri, bolting off tackle 75 yards in the brilliant Iowa sunshine. Touchdown Iowa! [ MORE: Week 6 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Week 6 uniforms | Canzeri, Iowa have “vintage effort | Video: Jehu Chesson returns opening kick for TD | Video: Braxton Miller highlight grab | Video: Randy Edsall gets passionate ] And so it went on this glorious homecoming afternoon. Canzeri’s third quarter mad dash gave Iowa a 23-13 lead. And, it essentially iced the game in which the Hawkeyes rode Canzeri all day—and showed why
No. 18 Michigan shut out No. 13 Northwestern, 38-0, Wisconsin rallied to beat Nebraska, 23-21, and Minnesota routed Purdue, 41-13, in late afternoon Big Ten action. Catch up on all of today’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for available live in-game highlights? We got them! Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights Northwestern football highlights Ohio State football highlights Penn State
According to multiple media reports, Randy Edsall was rumored to be coaching his final game at Maryland, win or lose, Saturday afternoon at Ohio State. [ MORE: Get Week 6 Big Ten scores, stats & AP recaps ] The Terrapins gave the defending national champs and top-ranked Buckeyes quite the game for two-plus quarters before falling 49-28. Edsall was asked about his future during his post press conference, and one reporter asked the coach if it was unique for him to be shaking all of his players’ hands before the game. Edsall gave this passionate response: “Have you been to
Michigan wanted to get off to a fast start against Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. [ MORE: Catch up on all of today’s Week 6 action on our Big Ten scoreboard ] Mission accomplished. Jehu Chesson took the opening kickoff of the game 96 yards for a touchdown, bringing Wolverine fans to their feet. Check it out at the top of the post. Talk about a great start! Looking to watch the rest of the game but not near a TV? We’ve got you covered! Watch here on our BTN2Go mobile app. Enjoy, Michigan fans! Here’s a trio of great pictures