Duke, 88, helped shepherd the Big Ten into the modern era during an 18-year run as commissioner, focusing on academic achievement while also helping build the NCAA tourney into its modern incarnation.
The Big Ten was well-represented within NFL Network expert Mike Mayock's positional rankings ahead of next week's NFL Combine.
The NFL released names of the players invited to the 2017 Combine, to be held February 28-March 6 in Indianapolis. And the Big Ten is well represented with 51 players invited. Michigan leads the way with 14 invitees.
There will be some big holes to fill for Iowa if it wants to return to the summit of the West Division in 2017. And there will be a new play-caller, with offensive line coach Brian Ferentz taking over for the retiring Greg Davis. Add it all up, and 2017 shapes up as interesting season in Iowa City.
We offer up a team of departing Big Ten football players on both offense and defense with lots of video highlights. Who will step up to fill their shoes? Spring football is not too far away.
The latest bracket projections are out from the national experts. How does the Big Ten shape up this week?
We had 247Sports.com national writer Kevin Ryan answer some followup National Signing Day questions for BTN.com, and he broke down the Big Ten's recruiting class.
Iowa landed one of the top recruits in school history on Wednesday in defensive lineman A.J. Epenesa. Epenesa, the rare five-star recruit to commit to Iowa, is a 6-foot-5, 270-pound defensive end from Edwardsville, Illinois.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart offers up his National Signing Day notebook.
Leading up to eight hours of live National Singing Day coverage on BTN?BTn2Go starting at 9 a.m. ET Wed., Feb. 1, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart looked for answer to this question: Why does anyone use the fax machine?