Indiana held its annual Hoosier Hysteria on Saturday night, and the program added a new wrinkle to the event.
We’re collecting the best USA Today photos from Week 9 of the college football season. All of our photo galleries can be found over here. And here’s the live Week 9 scoreboard page.
Iowa linebacker Reggie Spearman was cited for an alcohol related offense early Saturday morning and will face a suspension, announced head coach Kirk Ferentz on Saturday. “I was disappointed to hear of the charges against Reggie,” said Ferentz. “Reggie will face a minimum one game suspension, as well as other consequences within the program. We will work with authorities in gathering all the facts. Reggie will go through the UI Student Athlete Code of Conduct process and we will move forward from there.” Iowa, which is off this week, hosts Northwestern on Nov. 1. Spearman, a native of Chicago, is
Wisconsin punter Drew Meyer probably wasn’t the Big Ten player most expected to make one of the best plays of Week 9. He did. On a first-quarter fourth down on the Maryland 36-yard line, Wisconsin called Meyer’s number on a fake punt in a prime fake punt situation. And, Meyer beautifully executed the play. The punter took the snap and ran toward the line of scrimmage before delivering a perfect jump pass to a wide open Troy Fumagalli. Meyer was drilled after the jump pass, which probably hurt quite a bit. But, you know what helps ease the pain of
The Illini have taken the field in their new "Gray Ghost" alternate. Check out photos of the design inside.
Inspired by their experiences in college and elsewhere, these Pathfinders are passing by the typical, well-trod career paths and blazing their own trails. We’ll explore the unconventional approaches these Big Ten alums are taking to work. As a kid who grew up on the West and South Sides of Chicago, professional dance artist Jarius King felt like a stranger in a strange land when he decided to attend the University of Wisconsin via the school’s POSSE Program. Of course, there’s the fact that the student body is predominately Caucasian — King is African-American — and Madison has a relaxed, small-city vibe
What did Tom Izzo have in store for Michigan State's Midnight Madness event this year? Find out inside!
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman asks former Maryland standout Shawne Merriman to point out one impact player for every Week 9 Big Ten game.
What does a college football kicker or punter do on a daily basis during the season? Well, the Minnesota Gophers specialists gave us a sneak peek of what their practice schedule consists of. The group posted the following tweet to their Twitter account, @MinnSpecialists. Today's specialist practice schedule: pic.twitter.com/nD6RwEA13Q — Gopher Specialists (@MinnSpecialists) October 23, 2014 Who knew Thursday’s schedule consisted of so many “curls in the Indoor?” My personal favorite is that the practice concludes with “watching Jeopardy in the locker room.” The tweet itself, (which was a joke, of course) received more than 300 retweets and 400 favorites
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