Another week brought more exciting finishes in big ten play. In Columbus, Michael Geiger’s field goal gave Michigan State its second straight win in Columbus for the first time since 1951, ending the Buckeyes’ nation-long 24 game winning streak. And then in Madison, you had five turnovers, six Wildcat sacks, a pair of missed field goals, a running back spiking a football, three overturned touchdowns via replay and an education of the fair catch rule in a 13-7 Northwestern win; the Wildcats’ first victory at Camp Randall Stadium since the turn of the century. In other action around the league,
Who wins Week 13 Big Ten football games? See the BTN.com team's picks, including Wisconsin beat writer Jason Galloway, and cast your seven winners inside.
This is one of the most glorious weeks of the year: It’s rivalry week, with eclectic trophies and bragging rights up for grabs. Get Tom Dienhart's best of the week ahead inside.
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here.
The final weekend of the season, also known as Rivalry Week, is here. And, to no surprise, there is no shortage of storylines.
Jalen Coleman-Lands sank a 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer, allowing Illinois to escape with an 82-79 victory over Chicago State Monday night.
Maryland is still No. 1 this week, but there's a new No. 2. And that team is Michigan State, fresh off an impressive week that included a comeback victory over then-No. 4 Kansas.
Duke. Miles. Thelonious. Perhaps no other genre of music is as strongly associated with masters of improvisation as jazz. And improvisation is a decidedly human quality. A computer might be able to write, say, a polished pop music hit, but it could never construct a soulful bebop jazz masterpiece, right? Well, as it happens, a new project at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is aiming to program those organic musical skills into machines. Through a $2.4 million grant from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Illinois assistant professor Ben Grosser and his merry band of musicians/professors/tech nerds hope to expand
We have a shakeup in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal! That's right, put on your black-and-gold stripped overalls and say “hello” to new top dog Iowa!
It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time for Gerry DiNardo’s weekly Sunday Ruminations. [ MORE: Best of Week 12 | Week 12 scores | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Week 12 picks revisited | Dienhart: Spartans end Buckeyes’ pursuit of perfection | What did our guy learn? | Week 12 top performers | Twitter: Iowa family reacts to Big Ten West title | YouTube highlights ] The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his 140-character analysis on each Big Ten team that was in action the previous