As we celebrate Veteran’s Day, let’s look at some of the ways the Big Ten Conference is connected to those who have served and are serving our country. On Friday, we featured Iowa grad and former Vice Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James E. Cartwright. During our interview, we asked what Veteran’s Day means to him: “Veteran’s Day is about both the American people and veterans looking back on the sacrifices of those in the military and others in the government made on behalf of the American people. Not all sacrifices have to be in war; the
Where in America does college football mean the most? That's a question nytimes.com recently considered, and Big Ten states like their college football.
There is a new team atop my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. And, it's white-hot Ohio State, of course!
Ohio State basketball fans had to love what they saw from freshman D’Angelo Russell in his first exhibition Sunday afternoon. The highly touted freshman flirted with a triple-double (17 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists) to help lead the Buckeyes to a convincing 77-37 victory over Walsh. Sam Thompson (13 points), Marc Loving (12) and Jae’Sean Tate (10) also scored in double figures for the Buckeyes, while Temple transfer Anthony Lee had eight points and seven rebounds in his debut. Ohio State hosts UMass-Lowell at 7 p.m. ET Friday. Subscribe to watch the game on BTN Plus. Watch some of the
Big Ten soccer fans won't soon forget what they saw Sunday. Neither will Wisconsin's Kinley McNicoll, the architect of one of the crazier game-winning goals you'll ever see.
Three Big Ten teams will compete in the NCAA Field Hockey Tournament, it was announced on Sunday night. Maryland, Northwestern and Penn State earned berths to the 16-team tournament, with all three teams opening play on Saturday, Nov. 15. [ MORE: View the official interactive NCAA bracket ] Maryland is making its 27th NCAA Tournament appearance, including its 20th straight, dating back to the 1995 season. The Terrapins garnered the No. 2 overall seed in the tournament, and will host the Princeton-Monmouth winner in the opening round. Maryland won the outright Big Ten Championship in its first year in the
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!