Kirk Ferentz and Iowa will welcome back some top talent in 2015, but they also lose quite a bit. Tom Dienhart takes a look at the players Iowa will miss most next fall.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart covered a number of topics with Wisconsin's affable big man Frank Kaminsky. The eye-poking incident at Iowa? " I think too much is being made of it," Kaminsky said. Read the entire exchange in this post.
Great gutsy win by Illinois at home last night vs. Purdue. Freshman bull Leron Black was the best player on the court. The Illini have won three games since top player Rayvonte Rice suffered a season-ending injury. Oh, and Illinois also didn’t have injured Tracy Abrams and Aaron Cosby last night—and it still won. Very impressive. John Groce can flat-out coach. Where does Purdue go from here? This team may be lucky to earn an NIT bid. Even that may be a monster stretch. If you are scoring at home, the Boilermakers went 16-18 overall (8-10 Big Ten) two years
It was a rivalry weekend showdown as the Gophers took on the Badgers, which included a brawl after a controversial hit to Minnesota’s Leon Bristedt. Michigan faced Ohio State in a game where the two teams combined to score 16 goals. Yes, you read that right – 16 goals. Here are the results from the weekend: FRIDAY, JAN. 16 No. 19 Michigan def. Ohio State, 10-6 Wisconsin ties No. 16 Minnesota, 2-2 (Wisc. wins SO, 2-1) Michigan State ties Penn State, 2-2 (MSU wins SO, 1-0) SATURDAY, JAN. 17 Penn State def. Michigan State, 5-2 No. 16 Minnesota def. Wisconsin
A series that covers the true revolutionaries, Game Changers explores how innovators from Big Ten universities — students, faculty and alums — are inventing or reinventing their chosen fields. Video games don’t have a reputation for being an optimal use of one’s time. But a professor at The Ohio State University has found that video games that employ a two-eye treatment system can help people who have ocular (i.e., eye) disorders after just a few minutes of playing them. A trio of scientists, including Teng Leng Ooi, professor of optometry at Ohio State, have developed video games that can improve
Super Wednesday featured two outstanding Big Ten men's basketball games on BTN. Catch up on all the action inside this post.
This week, Jess Settles takes a look at Wisconsin's near-perfect game against Iowa, Maryland's suffocating defense and Big Ten scheduling.
Nebraska's men’s basketball program is teaming with the American Cancer Society to promote #AveryStrong Day on Saturday when the Huskers take on Michigan State at 3 p.m. ET at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
What type of 2014 NFL team could be assembled with Big Ten alums? Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart gives his best shot at creating a Big Ten All-NFL team in this post.
If the game was on the line and you needed to pick one player to take a shot to win a game, who would you select? I asked five writers who cover the Big Ten. Read what they said and then tell us in the comments below who you would pick to take one last shot.