Illinois student manager Ryan Schmidt was officially added to the men's basketball roster today. Get all the details on this great story inside this post!
With the sports world still buzzing about the New England Patriots and the inflation rates of NFL footballs, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart spoke with a few Big Ten coordinators about how they use their college footballs. Here's what he learned.
In this week’s web-only “BTN Wrestling Report,” BTN’s Kara Lentz is joined by BTN wrestling analyst Shane Sparks to talk about the strength of the Big Ten, with 11 ranked teams in the top 25. Sparks also gives his take on a big weekend ahead, highlighted by Wisconsin visiting Michigan on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET. That match which will broadcast live on BTN/BTN2Go. On Twitter? Interact with us at @BTNWrestling and follow Kara at @KaraLentz.
Super Wednesday featured two outstanding Big Ten men's basketball games on BTN. Catch up on all the action inside this post.
Illinois enjoyed a breakthrough in 2014 under Tim Beckman, getting to a bowl for the first time since 2011. Beckman hopes to build on that in Year Four in Champaign. [ MORE: Illinois team homepage | 2014 Illinois stats | 2014 Illinois schedule ] All of the players who earned postseason honors from the Big Ten return: S Taylor Barton; LB Mason Monheim; OL Ted Karras; CB V’Angelo Bentley; DE Jihad Ward; WR Mikey Dudek. And RB Josh Ferguson also is back, in addition to QB Wes Lunt. So, many good building blocks will be back in 2015. But the
Each Monday during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten 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.
Another week of Big Ten hoops is in the books, and BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at some of the best from the third week of conference play.
Indiana survived an early run from Illinois and battled back to beat the Illini on the road, 80-74, on Sunday afternoon. Get scores, stats and highlights inside.
The five most powerful conferences passed NCAA legislation that increases the value of an athletic scholarship by several thousand dollars to cover the federally determined actual cost of attendance.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and web editor Sean Merriman came up with one burning question facing every Big Ten team heading into next season.