One week is in the books, and Wisconsin made one really big statement vs. LSU. In fact, no school scored a more impressive Week 1 victory. The win jumped the Badgers to No. 2 in BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings.
The opening week of the 2016 season was a success for the Big Ten, which went 12-2. And Wisconsin carried the flag with a scintillating 16-14 comeback win over No. 5 LSU. Jump inside for BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's Week 1 review.
The Big Ten season kicks off tonight, with Indiana traveling to Florida International and Minnesota hosting Oregon State (9 ET, BTN/BTN2Go). Here are 10 things BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart thinks he knows about this opening week.
BTN today announced the launch of an all-new BTN2Go, the number one sports destination for Big Ten fans and alumni, featuring immense user personalization, new school-specific video content, improved social features and integrated tools such as school emojis to enhance the fan experience. With the new and improved BTN2Go, users can now enjoy a hyper-personalized experience where they’ll always be in the know on the latest and greatest with their favorite school. With BTN2Go, fans will now have instant access to original video content direct from both their favorite athletic department and BTN, curated key social content and quick access
Before Indiana kicks off what it hopes will be a second consecutive bowl season tonight at Florida International, BTN researcher Harold Shelton III shares 10 facts to know about the Hoosiers. Earlier this week, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart previewed the Indiana-Florida International game. See all 10 facts below. 1. Entering his sixth season in Bloomington, Indiana, Kevin Wilson is the Big Ten’s fourth-longest tenured coach, behind Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz (1999), Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald (2006) and Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio (2007). 2. Indiana has won 12 of its last 13 season openers, the only loss coming to Ball State in
The countdown to kickoff has begun. We are one day away from the start of the 2016 Big Ten football season. Until then, here are 14 bold predictions to prime the pump for the 2016 season. Illinois: The Illini will miss a bowl, but they will win one game they aren’t supposed to, beat the teams they are supposed to beat and be competitive in losses. And the expression on Lovie Smith’s face never will change. Indiana: The defense will go from bad to solid as the Hoosiers push to back-to-back bowls for the first time since 1990-91. Kevin Wilson
Who wins Week 1 Big Ten football games? There's 14 of them, including seven on BTN/BTN2Go, and you can select your winners for all of them 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. Listen to your coach below.
Welcome to 2016! And the Big Ten kicks off in style, as all 14 teams are in action over a three-day period. But there is one marquee clash, as LSU plays Wisconsin in iconic Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
The 2016 Big Ten football season kicks off Thursday night, with Indiana at Florida International and Oregon State at Minnesota (9 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go). [ MORE: Get Tom Dienhart’s preseason Big Ten Power Rankings ] Michigan State will take on Furman on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2G0, before the rest of the conference gets things started Saturday. View the full Week 1 schedule. In order to get you ready for kickoff, I put together a fun list, highlighting everything you need to know heading into the season. Here’s an A-Z look at the 2016 Big Ten