There were five games on Thursday night as the Big Ten/ACC Challenge concluded, including Miami visiting Michigan State. Morgan Stroman scored 20 points in a near-perfect shooting night to lead Miami past Michigan State 76-60. Watch the highlights now and get the latest on our full scoreboard page with box scores here.
BTN2Go, BTN and NET plan to offer live coverage of the five Big Ten teams that are hosting NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament action this weekend.
Two nights does not a season make, but the Big Ten certainly boosted their reputation as the nation’s preeminent basketball conference by wrapping up the Big Ten/ACC Challenge by an 8-4 margin. But beyond the scope of the Challenge, there are resumes to be built here–let’s see who hurt and helped their cause this week.
The Big Ten finally has a showcase event to cap its football season, kicking off the inaugural Big Ten championship game this Saturday at 8:17 p.m. ET in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with Legends Division champ Michigan State playing Leaders Division champ Wisconsin.
For a fifth straight year, BTN will present the Big Ten Bowl Selection Special, with the 2011 edition at 8 p.m. ET Sunday night live from Chicago. Dave Revsine will host the show alongside Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith as they preview each Big Ten bowl matchup and discuss key post-season factors. Select coaches also will be interviewed during the 60-minute program.
In basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw’s latest episode of her Gimme 5 audio segments for BTN.com she chats with Northwestern freshman point guard Karly Roser. Each week this season we will post an audio interview with a Big Ten Conference women’s basketball player to hear their story. Jump down in this post to read and hear more.
Tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET our Tailgate 48 crew heads to Ann Arbor for “The Game.” Co-hosts Julie Alexandria and Jason Fisher interview Michigan football coach Brady Hoke and men’s lacrosse head coach John Paul. Jason also tests his skills on the volleyball court with the Michigan volleyball team while Julie checks out a Michigan men’s hockey game. Catch the show on BTN.