It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. Who lands on his list entering the final week of the regular season? Find out inside.
“BTN Women’s Sport Report” announced the 2014-15 All-Big Ten Women’s Basketball Teams and individual honors Monday afternoon. [ MORE: View Big Ten tourney bracket & get links to watch on BTN2Go ] Big Ten champ Maryland had three players earn first-team distinctions, more than any other team, with Lexie Brown and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough making the Coaches and Media teams. Maryland coach Brenda Frese swept Coach of the Year laurels, too, after leading the Terrapins to the third perfect conference season in Big Ten women’s hoops history and the first in school annals (men’s or women’s). Minnesota’s Amanda Zahui B., who
Kentucky is 29-0, with a road game at Georgia and a home game vs. Florida remaining before the SEC tournament. As people have asked most of the season: Can the Wildcats join the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers as the only perfect NCAA champions? And, if they do, how would it compare to what Indiana did? That’s what Chicago Tribune’s Teddy Greenstein asked Tom Izzo on Monday’s Big Ten teleconference. Listen to his full response in the media player above. Here’s a snippet of Izzo’s response: “I don’t know what you’d consider. I know the SEC isn’t as strong, and I don’t
The Big Ten Conference announced the preliminary seeds for the 2015 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, which are set for March 7-8 at Ohio State. Six schools boast at least one top-seeded wrestler, with Iowa and Ohio State leading the way with three each. Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State and Penn State will bring a seeded wrestler in each of the 10 weight classes, while Illinois, Northwestern, Purdue, Rutgers and Wisconsin each boast a seeded grappler in nine classes. The pre-seeds, as voted on by the conference’s coaches, rank the top eight wrestlers in two weight classes, along with all 14
Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon. Listen to all 14 @B1GMBBall coaches on today's teleconference. #MarchOnBTN https://t.co/2J0BUhedFH — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) March 2, 2015
The final week of the season is here. And, the docket is filled with many enticing matchups that will go a long way in helping determine NCAA seeds—and maybe even who makes the Big Dance.
With one week left in the season, the NCAA brackets seemingly are coming into sharper focus. Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com each has lots of love for the Big Ten.
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See the latest honorees in this post.
This morning, the 14 Big Ten women’s basketball coaches held a teleconference with reporters from around the county to preview the Big Ten Tournament. Listen to the audio in this post. Listen to the 14 #B1G women's hoops coaches on today's teleconference here. https://t.co/ywA0p5VeId — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) March 2, 2015
That gutty overtime win by Iowa at Penn State on Saturday likely sealed an NCAA bid for the Hawkeyes. So, after that two-game skid that saw Iowa lose at home to Minnesota and at Northwestern, the Hawkeyes have won four in a row, something an Iowa team hasn’t strung together since the 2005-06 season. Iowa improved to 10-6 in the Big Ten and 19-10 overall. It’s the program’s first winning Big Ten season since 2006-07. The Hawkeyes were 9-9 in each of the past two seasons. Iowa picked up its sixth win in the month of February, something that hasn’t