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. Rutgers students put in long-term effort to help Jersey Shore recover from Hurricane Sandy Northwestern alumnus launches start-up business incubator for veteran entrepreneurs Michigan State alumna shows perseverance as she breaks a swimming record and beats breast cancer Penn State grad and Marine vet intends to make his mark in journalism Illini Paralympian Josh George rises above
Three former Big Ten standouts were selected in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, with two more landing in the second round. Now that this year’s draft is in the books, experts are already looking ahead to next year’s big event. ESPN NBA Insider Chad Ford recently released his 2016 draft sneak peek, where he gave readers an inside look into some potential top picks in next year’s draft. While Ford did not list any Big Ten players in his “Top 5 2016 prospects,” he did list three Big Ten stars later on in his article. Maryland incoming
Former Indiana star Jordan Hulls and his groomsmen wore candy stripe pants for his wedding.
There’s offense, defense … and special teams, the often overlooked aspect of football. But, special teams can be the narrow difference between winning and losing. Here's a look at the Big Ten East units.
The 2015 NBA Draft is Thursday night. Before NBA commissioner Adam Silver takes the stage to announce the first pick in Brooklyn, it's time to take a look back at recent drafts.
This is the last line of defense, the one remaining obstacle between an offense and paydirt, and the Big Ten East figures to feature some very talented defensive backfields.
Over the next month, BTN will profile 18 different classic games, ranging from 2007-2014. Tonight’s classic game features Indiana’s 73-72 upset win over No. 1 and eventual national champion Kentucky on Dec. 10, 2011. Even better, Christian Watford, the man who hit the buzzer-beating 3-pointer, is scheduled to tweet during the game. Follow Watford (@Cwat205)! This game will be remembered for Watford’s incredible buzzer-beater that stunned the top-ranked Wildcats at Assembly Hall. Students rushed the court and the celebration was on as a sea of red covered the floor in what was a crazy scene. The victory marked only the
At a time when many college students are working summer jobs and internships, going on vacation or just finally exhaling after the long grind of finals, Brooklyn Sloss is sticking around Bloomington. In fact, Sloss, an Indiana University undergraduate majoring in neuroscience, will be spending much of her summer on campus for the second-straight year. The reason? To participate in the Summer Scholars Institute, a program run by IU’s STEM Initiative as part of its overall mission to expand opportunities for minority students in science, technology, engineering and math. Both Sloss and her brother discovered their passion for science in
It isn't as easy as Kyle Schwarber is making it look. The former Indiana catcher went 4-for-5 in his first MLB start Wednesday night, and he followed that up by belting his first home run Thursday night.
Several former Big Ten basketball players have their eyes set on the $1 million purse at the second annual The Basketball Tournament on July 10-Aug. 2.