Big Ten hoops fans were treated to a pair of outstanding men's basketball games on Wednesday.
If every college football head coaching job became available tomorrow, which would be the most desirable? ESPN.com’s Travis Haney (@TravHaneyESPN) recently headed a project, which ranked each of the 65 college football jobs at the Power 5 level. He released them in three categories: Bottom of the barrel jobs, middle of the road jobs, and top 24 jobs. According to the article, the list includes factors such as location, administrative stability, support from those bosses, facilities, recruiting base, path to conference titles/playoff, sense of tradition, fervor of fan base, too much fervor from a fan base, etc. Our friends over
We recently asked Big Ten beat writers covering NCAA bubble teams for their respective team's most important player in search of an NCAA tourney berth. See their answers inside.
Our producers here at BTN.com wanted to get a closer look at some of the star women basketball players around the Big Ten, so we started a new series of interviews called “Court Convo.” We’re excited to post the fourth one here. In this edition, BTN’s Taylor Rooks chatted with Iowa’s women’s basketball senior guard Samantha Logic about a few things including, how she feels about being named finalist for the 2015 Nancy Lieberman Award for the second straight year, game-day rituals, and life on the Hawkeyes basketball team. We’ll be posting others for the rest of the 2014-2015 season! In case you’ve missed the
In this week’s “5 Things I Know” with BTN women’s basketball analyst Stephanie White, we take a look at a few recent thrillers, the race to the end of the regular season this weekend, and more as the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament is only one week away. Here’s what White talked to us about this week: 1. Some big thrillers This time of the year teams are making that push for seeding and postseason bids, and we saw some ultra-competitive, down-to-the wire finishes. Michigan at Minnesota was an exciting game of runs that took two overtimes to decide. The
Big Ten faculty, administrators and student-athlete representatives met this week to further discuss the importance of keeping education central to the mission of intercollegiate athletics.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles to release his latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See who makes his top 10 in this post.
Bracketologists Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com each has eight Big Ten teams in the field. For what it's worth, no conference has more than that.
Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
No. 1 Iowa dropped an 18-12 decision to No. 2 Missouri on Sunday in the finals of the EAS/NWCA National Duals tournament. The top-ranked Hawkeyes got wins from Cory Clark (133), Nick Moore (165), Mike Evans (174), and Bobby Telford (285), but lost four one-point decisions and six-of-10 bouts overall to suffer their first loss of the season. “They rode tough on top and they control tied us to death. They weren’t rides where they have tricks. They are hard, driving forward type rides. They came in to beat us and they did at six weights,” Iowa head coach Tom