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. As described in a BTN LiveBIG story last weekend, the University of Minnesota has a long history of coming up with solutions that help feed the world. And that goes beyond scholarship in agriculture to include academics in fields that range from economics to, well, bugs. At Minnesota’s department of entomology, which is dedicated to the study of insects, professor Ian MacRae
Michigan freshman Aubrey Dawkins threw down a thunderous one-handed dunk against Illinois on Thursday.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer tweeted out a photo in honor of the 74 records Ohio State broke or tied this season. Check it out in this post!
Thursday was filled with plenty of exciting Big Ten men's basketball action. Catch up on all the action in this post.
BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman take a look at the past five Big Ten freshman classes and compares them to some of the top newcomers in this year's class from a statistical standpoint.
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Indiana's spring preview.
CHICAGO – For the eighth consecutive year, BTN will televise seven winter Big Ten Championships, including wrestling, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s indoor track & field and men’s and women’s gymnastics. Coverage begins at 9 AM ET on Sunday, Feb. 22, with the Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships from Ohio State. The Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships will air at 11:30 AM ET on Sunday, March 1, from Iowa. Coverage continues at 10:30 AM ET on Sunday, March 8, with the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championships. Both
This week your questions include "What does Wisconsin need to do to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tourney?" "Will Nebraska men's basketball make it to the NCAA tournament again?" and "How about Iowa’s Fran McCaffery as Big Ten Coach of the Year?" among others. Our senior writer's answers are in this post.
After this past weekend’s Big Ten showdown the top conference contenders are becoming more clear. Michigan scored a revenge win over Michigan State to send the Wolverines into the top spot. Meanwhile, Penn State’s comeback kids finds themselves second in the Big Ten ahead of Minnesota. FRIDAY, FEB. 6 PENN STATE def. WISCONSIN, 5-2 MINNESOTA def. OHIO STATE, 4-2 SATURDAY, FEB 7 PENN STATE def. WISCONSIN, 4-1 No. 12 MICHIGAN def. MICHIGAN STATE, 4-1 MINNESOTA def. OHIO STATE, 6-2 This Friday it’s Wisconsin vs. Ohio State on BTN/BTN2Go at 6:30 p.m. ET followed by Michigan vs. Minnesota at 9 p.m.
In Thursday's Big Ten links, we look at a number of stories, including one on Michigan's NCAA tourney hopes and another on a new addition to Tom Crean's Indiana roster. Hint: The new guy plays football. Also, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery talked to local reporters and made himself perfectly clear on a number of issues involving the eye-poking incident. Watch the video from HawkCentral.com.