It's Monday, and that means it's time to take a look at Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See his latest list in this post.
The Big Ten has announced another step toward improving student-athlete welfare, approving a conference recommendation to establish enhanced concussion protocols.
The Big Ten office handed out its Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See both of the award winners in this post. Player of the Week: Andre Hollins, Minnesota, G Averaged 21.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game in leading the Golden Gophers to a road win over Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and a home victory against Western Carolina For the week, shot 51.9 percent from the field, 56.3 percent from three-point range and 83.3 percent from the free throw line Converted seven three-point field goals, just one shy of Minnesota’s single-game school record, en
Like everyone else, I already am looking forward to the Alabama-Ohio State clash in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1. What a coaching battle between Nick Saban and Urban Meyer. Cleveland.com has a nice breakdown of their meetings. This will be Encounter No. 4. By the way: Saban leads, 2-1. *** Rick Brown of HawkCentral.com thinks Iowa’s bowl vs. Tennessee is big in scope for the program. And, he’s correct. This team needs to finish on an up note. The eighth bowl trip to Florida under coach Kirk Ferentz will provide an opportunity for the program to take a positive
Imagine it’s the year 2025: As you sit down for breakfast, you turn on a virtual network interface with a voice command. A screen materializes in front of you, and the first thing you see are huge headlines that scream: “Chinese Land Men on Mars: Red Planet ‘Claimed’ for Red China!” It might seem farfetched, but that’s the kind of scenario that concerns Frans von der Dunk, the Harvey and Susan Perlman Alumni and Othmer Professor of Space Law at the University of Nebraska. A leading global authority in this area, his expertise has been called upon a great deal
A Big Ten record-tying 10 teams were selected to a bowl game Sunday, highlighted by Ohio State making the inaugural College Football Playoff.
Michigan State is in the Cotton Bowl, and the Spartans landed a plum spot here vs. Baylor, which won the Big 12 and had a great case to be included in the playoff. Alas, the Bears finished No. 5 in the final College Football Poll. Each of these clubs has a terrific offense led by QBs Connor Cook and Bryce Petty. The Spartans are No. 2 in the Big Ten in scoring (43.1 ppg) and total offense (496.5 ypg). Baylor is No. 1 in the nation in scoring (48.8 ppg) and total offense (581.3 ypg). Which defense can step up?
Before we turn our attention to bowl season, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Big Ten championship game predictions. The results were not pretty for the BTN.com crew, which all predicted a Wisconsin victory. The Big Ten fans had it right, though. Sean Merriman (@BTNSean) 2014 record: 82-24 Big Ten title game pick: Wisconsin 31, Ohio State 24 Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) 2014 record: 78-28 Big Ten title game pick: Wisconsin 31, Ohio State 26 Big Ten fans 2014 record: 78-28 Big Ten title game pick: See poll below Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart)
Ohio State is in the inaugural College Football Playoff, it was announced Sunday, and several Buckeyes players tweeted their reaction to the news. Ohio State, the No. 4 seed, will face No. 1 Alabama, the SEC champ, in the Sugar Bowl. The winner of that game will face the victor of the Rose Bowl between No. 2 Oregon, the Pac-12 champ, and No. 3 Florida State, the ACC champ. The Buckeyes, as one would one expect, were pumped to hear their favorable playoff fate. See the tweets below. We in there baby !! — EzekielElliott#⃣1⃣5⃣ (@EzekielElliott) December 7, 2014 We
Ohio State is in! The field for the inaugural College Football Playoff was announced Sunday, and Big Ten champion Ohio State finished No. 4.