As College Football Hall of Fame inductee Gene Washington prepares to be honored at Spartan Stadium this Saturday, he can’t help but feel that something – someone – is missing.
On The Big Ten Pulse, Rick Pizzo, Brandon Williams and Tim Doyle spoke with Kyle Dammeyer, the Ohio State water skier who crashed at the Division I National Championships and came away with only a few bumps and bruises. Watch the interview with Kyle now or head over to BTN2Go.com to watch the entire episode.
Last Saturday we posted a page with video clips of ten Big Ten football plays on it, one for each of the schools playing that day. Then we let fans rate any and all of the plays all week long right up until kickoff of the next games. In fact, if you missed the feature you can still rate the plays right here. Good news: We’re going to do this again for every football weekend left in the season, including the Dec. 3 Big Ten Championship. Right now, Iowa’s Tanner Miller has the highest-rated play. Watch it here.
On the next Big Ten Football Report on Friday at 7 p.m. ET we roll out the red carpet for our Big Ten football coaches as we prepare for Saturday’s Big Ten slate. Our own Mike Hall chats with Wisconsin’s Bret Bielema, Michigan’s Brady Hoke, and Minnesota’s Jerry Kill and checks in with Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald. On top of all of that, the show will air a great feature on Joe Paterno and the 10th anniversary of the Penn State coach Bear Bryant’s coaching victory record. Watch a preview video clip here.
No. 2 Minnesota women’s hockey team defeated Minnesota State, Mankato by a 3-0 margin tonight at Ridder Arena. The Gophers move to 6-1-0 on the season and 4-1-0 in WCHA play, while the Mavericks fall to 4-3-0 overall and 0-1-0 in conference action. Watch now as Minnesota Head Coach Brad Frost talks about the win.
On Thursday night’s episode of “BTN Live,” our experts covered a host of topics in 60 minutes and kicked out another bonus Web-only video clip we like to call ” The Fifth Quarter.” This week, the BTN Live panel answers questions about Saturday’s big game in East Lansing between Wisconsin and Michigan State. Why is nobody talking about Wisconsin’s scoring defense? Can Michigan State pressure Badger quarterback Russell Wilson? Track all of Saturday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard andwatch ” The Fifth Quarter” now!