The Big Ten Conference is home to volleyball powerhouses and Penn State and Wisconsin proved that when both made the 2013 NCAA championship game. On Sept. 24, those two squads faced each other for the first time since then. BTN’s Kara Lentz collected some of the sights and sounds from that match. This Friday, the “Big Ten Women’s Sports Report” took viewers behind the scenes with an in-depth look at a top volleyball match between these too. Heading into that match, the No. 3 Nittany Lions were on a nine-match winning streak that dates back to a straight-set victory against
What if the Big Ten championship game features two 11-1 teams playing each other? What makes Maryland-Wisconsin so intriguing? Who’s the leader for Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year? Read Tom Dienhart's weekly Fourth & Long to get his Friday thoughts before Saturday's games.
BTN Plus will provide live coverage of Michigan State’s “Midnight Madness” and Indiana’s “Hoosier Hysteria” events tonight and Saturday, respectively.
In today's Big Ten roundup of headlines and links, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart found an interesting story about the NFL QBs from the Big Ten who struggled against Ohio State when they played in college. Also, the Big Ten has a number of names on the list of College Football Hall of Fame nominees. We've got a lot more inside this post.
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 we all know from the classic childhood rhyme, beans are good for your heart. But they’re also a dietary staple for hundreds of millions of people around the world. Elementary school poems notwithstanding, they’re a serious subject. Jim Kelly, professor of plant, soil and microbial sciences at Michigan State University, has spent his entire career — from graduate student to head
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BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at how the Big Ten's expansion will impact college basketball.
The intense Michigan-Michigan State rivalry always draws a lot of attention. And the name-brand appeal of Ohio State-Penn State is interesting. But don’t sleep on Maryland at Wisconsin, an inter-divisional clash that figures to go a long ways in determining the fate of the schools in 2014. It also looks like the best chance for an upset, with the Terps coming off a big home victory vs. Iowa while the Badgers were off. Check out my Best of Week 9. BEST GAME: In a scheduling oddity, the Wolverines have to travel to East Lansing for a second season in a
In Thursday's links, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart rounds up a number of stories including one on Michigan's challenged offensive line, J.T. Barrett's rise at Ohio State, and more. Dive in and get caught up.