With the penultimate week of the Big Ten regular season behind us, Tom Dienhart takes a look back at the best of the last seven days.
Like most involved in college basketball, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo finds it easy to compliment Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky.
No. 4 Wisconsin knocked off Michigan State to clinch at least a share of its first Big Ten crown since 2008 to highlight Sunday’s light two-game slate. In the other game, Ohio State rallied and held off Purdue late, 65-61. Catch up on both of Sunday’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for the latest Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls? We have those, too. And here are the latest Big Ten statistical leaders. Use the links below to track all of today’s action: WISCONSIN 68, MICHIGAN STATE 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Behind a season-high 31 points from star Frank Kaminsky, No. 4 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title Sunday afternoon in a 68-61 Senior Day win over Michigan State. [ MORE: View Sunday’s Big Ten men’s hoops roundup ] With one win in its final two games or one Maryland loss, Wisconsin will make it an outright title and claim the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten tourney. The Badgers led by as many as 20 points en route to the seven-point victory. Kaminsky hit 11-of-17 from the field in his final game at
The 2015 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament tips off Wednesday night at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. [ MORE: View Big Ten standings | Check out latest polls ] Twelve of the 13 games air on BTN Plus or BTN/BTN2Go. BTN Plus, our subscription platform, will handle Wednesday night’s two openers, while BTN/BTN2Go will air all of Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s games. ESPN will carry Sunday’s championship game at 7 p.m. ET. The action starts at 6 p.m. ET Wednesday on BTN Plus, with No. 13 Penn State facing No. 12 Indiana. Here are the links to
No. 5 Maryland took down No. 25 Northwestern, 65-46, on Sunday afternoon to complete the school's first perfect conference basketball season.
More than 30 years ago, Sally Ride became the first American woman and the youngest-ever astronaut to travel to space. Today, Jillian Yuricich, a junior majoring in aerospace engineering at Ohio State, wants to follow in the footsteps of Ride and 57 other women who’ve made that journey. Though it’s a relatively small, exclusive group, Yuricich is confident that she’ll be joining their ranks soon. And thanks to their pioneering efforts, the trails she’ll be blazing will be mostly above the stratosphere. “I never felt alienated from my interests because of my gender,” she said. “I just follow my dreams.
No. 5 Michigan claimed its fifth Big Ten title in as many seasons on Saturday , capping off a wire-to-wire performance inside the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.
The Ohio State women’s track & field team won the 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Nebraska won the 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.