With Monday’s National Championship Game quickly approaching, our communications team sat down with BTN’s College Football Analysts Gerry DiNardo, Glen Mason, and Howard Griffith to find out their keys to the game. BTN will have a set in Dallas for both pregame, halftime and postgame coverage following a full Buckeye Block of Ohio State programming beginning at 8 AM ET Monday. BTN will replay Ohio State’s Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama on Saturday at 9 PM ET. Defense Defensively, what is the most difficult adjustment to make when facing Oregon’s up-tempo offense? Gerry DiNardo: There are two adjustments; the first
The hype continues to build for Monday night’s national championship game. No doubt, the play of the quarterbacks will play a big role in the outcome. Cleveland.com takes a look at how Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Ohio State’s Cardale Jones stack up numbers-wise. On the subject of Ohio State, how good of a job has Urban Meyer done this year? It has to be one of the all-time best coaching jobs ever, right? The way Meyer has managed an injury-riddled quarterback spot and improved the defense has been remarkable. *** Who is Jim Harbaugh rooting for to win the national
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. When Greg Michaud was a student at Michigan State University back in the mid-1980s, he studied the pioneering research in forensics being done at that time by MSU computer professor Dr. Anil Jain. Three decades later, Jain’s work is still influencing Michaud — only now he’s a captain and division director of forensic science operations for the Michigan State Police who regularly
There were two Big Ten men's basketball games on Thursday night. Catch up on all the action in this post!
Newborn babies at OSU’s Wexner Center will receive “One Down, One To Go!” blankets. Get the details in this post!
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart called up the coach of the only football team to beat Oregon this season in order to find out what needs to be done to berat the Ducks again. That coach's name will be a familiar one for Big Ten fans - it's Rich Rodriguez of the Arizona Wildcats.
Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh will be rooting for Ohio State in Monday's national championship game. Get the full details inside!
The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2015 debuts at 10:30 PM ET Sunday, immediately following the Illinois at Nebraska men’s basketball game.
Did the Sugar Bowl outcome surprise you? How does Ohio State stop Marcus Mariota and Oregon? And could the 1995 Buckeyes beat this year's Buckeyes? That's what we asked Ohio State product and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George in our Q&A.
If this is what life without Rayvonte Rice (out indefinitely with a broken hand) is going to be like for Illinois, then things may be A-OK in Champaign. The Illini got a monster effort from Malcolm Hill en route to shocking Maryland on Wednesday night. This was a huge win for Illinois—it also was its first of Big Ten play after suffering some tough losses earlier in league action. This could be a spark. *** The staff of new Nebraska coach Mike Riley is taking shape. And it has an “Oregon State” feel, if you know what I mean. Including