D.J. Newbill knows how to get himself on the national highlight shows. Whether it’s with a highlight dunk or a cold-blooded game-winner, Newbill is no stranger to compiling the impressive play. The Penn State star showed that again in Monday afternoon’s 69-49 win over Dartmouth, driving for a buzzer-beating dunk to end the first half. Not only was this a rare buzzer-beating dunk, but Newbill also put the poor Dartmouth defender on a poster.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See his revamped top 10 list inside.
The holiday week is here, and so are 11 Big Ten men’s basketball games today (OK, 10 “today” and one VERY early Tuesday morning). The games include Miami (Ohio) at Ohio State at 6 p.m. ET and Coppin State at Michigan at 8 p.m. on BTN/BTN2Go. Four more are available with BTN Plus on BTN2Go. The other five games are on ESPN properties. Here are the links to watch all 11 games live. All times are ET. On BTN TV/BTN2Go Miami U. at Ohio State, 6 p.m. Coppin State at Michigan, 8 p.m. On BTN Plus on BTN2Go (subscription required) Dartmouth at
The final AVCA Division I Coaches Poll is out, and, to no surprise, back-to-back national champion Penn State finishes the season as a unanimous No. 1. [ MORE: NCAA title gallery | Penn State dynasty isn’t over ] The Nittany Lions, who beat BYU on Saturday night to claim their sixth title in the last eight years, garnered all 60 first-place votes. Big Ten champion Wisconsin, which lost in the regional final to Penn State, finished No. 4, while Nebraska (No. 8), Illinois (No. 11) and Ohio State (No. 13) also finished in the top 25. In other words, the
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See all of the honorees and what they did inside.
What was Maryland's high and low point in 2014? What about its offensive and defensive MVP? Get Tom Dienhart's 2014 Maryland season review inside.
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. It’s one of life’s harsh truths: The most innocent and vulnerable people are also among the most mistreated and neglected. Fortunately, it’s also true that there are numerous individuals and organizations out there that offer support and show love for the downtrodden and defenseless. A shining example of this is University of Minnesota alumna Cece Terlouw, executive director of the Heartland Girls’
We were asked by the execs at BTN.com to pick a winner for each Big Ten bowl game. Make your picks, too! But, my confidence in each pick wasn’t the same. Some picks I felt VERY confident about. Others, not so much so. [ MORE: Top plays | Most Improved Players | MVPs | Players to watch ] So, here are my Big Ten bowl winners from a confidence standpoint, with “10” being most confident and “1” being the least. 10. Alabama over Ohio State. Can a third-string QB really beat a Nick Saban-coached team that will have had almost
The penultimate week of the 2014 NFL regular season featured plenty of highlights for former Big Ten stars. See some of the best plays inside.
For the sixth time in the past eight seasons, the Penn State Nittany Lions are national champions. Scary thing is, the magical run might just be beginning.