After flirting with retirement in the offseason, Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan made it official tonight: He’s retiring with long-time assistant Greg Gard taking over as interim head coach.
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The Big Ten introduced/reintroduced several alternate uniform designs during the 2015 football season.
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How about the top of the Big Ten? Can any conference compete with the Michigan State-Purdue-Maryland trio? Check out Jon Crispin’s latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, inside.
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Illinois’ season took a bizarre twist before the first kickoff, as Tim Beckman was fired a week before the opener amid allegations he had mistreated players. The school quickly turned to sage offensive coordinator Bill Cubit, who did a good job keeping the program on track.
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No football, no problem. The first Saturday sans Big Ten football features 11 Big Ten men’s basketball teams in action.
Here’s a look at Friday night’s action in the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Nebraska swept BYU 3-0 (26-24, 25-17, 25-23) and Minnesota topped Illinois 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-17). Wisconsin fell to Florida, Ohio State lost to Washington, and Hawaii knocked off Penn State. On Saturday, Minnesota faces Hawaii and Nebraska faces Washington. The winners advance to the Final Four.
It was a great night of Big Ten basketball as the conference went 4-2 in six games on Wednesday.