So, Melvin Gordon had the FBS single-game rushing mark for one week, as Oklahoma’s Samaja Perine broke it on Saturday with 427 vs. Kansas. Here he is talking about it. Of course, loss of the record doesn’t do a thing to diminish what Gordon has done. Just ask Tom Oates of Madison.com. Oates notes that Heisman candidacies aren’t constructed solely of numbers. They also consist of clutch performances, tough performances, winning performances. Gordon’s fourth quarter Saturday at Iowa had a touch of all three. It was very impressive. *** Tough loss for Michigan on Saturday, which fell at home to
Imagine you’re strolling along a path that dips and rises and branches in myriad directions. As you’re walking, you pass through a miniature bamboo forest, all the while watching the light and color around you change dramatically. This dreamlike place doesn’t exist — yet. But it will soon, thanks to a team of landscape architecture faculty and students from Penn State. The group designed a park called the “Happy Valley Garden,” which recently nabbed a first-place finish out of 900 international entries in the 10th China (Wuhan) International Garden Expo. The team’s concept will come to life in the summer of
Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has released his latest bowl projections, and he has 10 Big Ten teams in the postseason.
Nebraska takes a dip, Northwestern is on the rise, and there's a new team in cellar of Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
Ohio State remains No. 7 in the latest Coaches Poll, released Sunday. The Buckeyes, who rallied to beat Indiana on Saturday, are No. 7 for the third straight week. [ MORE: Get our latest Big Ten football coverage ] Michigan State and Wisconsin both move up one spot, to No. 7 and No. 14, respectively. The Spartans routed Rutgers for their second straight win, while the Badgers nipped Iowa to move one game away from the Big Ten title game. Minnesota jumps into the poll, coming in at No. 22 after rallying past Nebraska on the road. The Cornhuskers are
There was a trio of Big Ten men’s basketball games on Sunday. Catch up on all of the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. The biggest headline from today’s action? That would be Shannon Scott’s Ohio State record 16 assists in an easy victory over Sacred Heart. Freshman D’Angelo Russell was pretty good, too, pouring in a career-high 32 points. PENN STATE 63, USC 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP D.J. Newbill scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and Penn State held off Southern Cal to take fifth place at the Charleston Classic with a
It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 11 thoughts inside.
Maryland's maiden Big Ten voyage is a success. Jerry Kill might be the Big Ten's best coach. See what else our guy learned Saturday.
How did the BTN.com team, guest picker Mike Carmin and Big Ten fans do with their Week 13 Big Ten picks? Find out inside!
It’s not uncommon for college students to recall taking at least one course that was so profound and well-taught that it changed the way they view the world and opened their minds to new possibilities. For Northwestern alumnus Zachary Johnson, that class was on social network analysis. Johnson, co-founder of Chicago-based social analytics provider Syndio Social, was introduced to the topic by Professor Noshir (“Nosh”) Contractor. The lessons learned helped Johnson leverage social media for a startup record label that was trying to get attention online for budding artists. The most notable result was a collaboration in 2009 that shot