To commemorate this Independence Day, BTN LiveBIG is looking back on some of the incredible stories we’ve shared recently. Read the articles below to learn more about the interesting, important work that your fellow Americans (and Big Ten students, alums and faculty) are doing.
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At 8 p.m. ET Friday on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Illinois’ 31-26 win over Wisconsin in the 2007 Big Ten regular season.
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Three former Big Ten standouts were selected in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, with two more landing in the second round.
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Check out Sean Merriman’s top Big Ten offensive trios.
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A look at the special teams units in the Big Ten West begins in Lincoln, where the Cornhuskers boast a boffo punter (Sam Foltz), a deadly return man (De’Mornay Pierson-El) and an emerging kicker (Drew Brown).
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University of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas announced Wednesday that former Illinois basketball All-American Dee Brown will join his staff for the summer as Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics.
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The Big Ten West is home to some fine secondaries. And it all begins with a loaded Minnesota defensive backfield that teems with talent and experience.