Interesting take from Bleacher Report that says the Big Ten needs to fight back on recruiting rules that favor the SEC. The author of this piece, Greg Couch, says unofficial visits hurt Big Ten schools, who can’t get as many from top players as SEC schools on those “unofficials” because of proximity. Unofficial visits aren’t paid for by the school, so it’s cheaper for a recruit in the south to drive to many SEC schools than it is for them to fly to a Big Ten one. The story quotes BTN’s very own Gerry DiNardo, too. “The Big Ten can advocate for
What is your favorite Big Ten campus? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart provides his list of the top seven college campuses in the Big Ten. Check it out!
Wallethub.com, a personal finance resource site, ranked East Lansing as the top college town for football fans. See where other Big Ten towns landed in this post!
It's time for Tom Dienhart to reach into his mailbag. Lots of football queries ruminating throughout the minds of Big Ten fans. There are some hoops, too. Let’s get to it!
How will Rutgers' QB race play out next season? What does Ohio State's 2015 projected depth chart look like? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart points out the top stories on those topics in Tuesday's Big Ten links.
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.
Big Ten fans love their campuses, and for good reason. The conference, after all, is home to some of the nation’s most beautiful and fun college towns. One site, schoolstreetposters.com, is selling school street posters that will make you think of your time on campus every time you look at it. Good thing is, the site has 10 Big Ten school maps available (click links to view and purchase): Ann Arbor, Bloomington, Champaign-Urbana, Columbus, East Lansing, Evanston, Iowa City, Madison, University Park, West Lafayette. So, if you’re in the market for a present for the Big Ten fan that has
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.
How will the Big Ten East race shape up in 2015? Find out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's answer inside this post!