With his program embroiled in a sexual assault investigation, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio decided more conventional questions about spring practice would have to wait. There are far more serious issues facing the Spartans this offseason.
Remember way back when the national narrative was “the Big Ten is down?” It seems like a silly notion now, doesn’t it? The Big Ten has more than acquitted itself in the opening two rounds of the NCAA tourney.
It was a battle for about 35 minutes between No. 1 seed Kansas and No. 8 seed Michigan State, but the Jayhawks opened the floodgates in the final minutes for a 90-70 win.
Before No. 9 Michigan State takes on No. 1 Kansas in the Midwest Region on Sunday night, BTN researcher Harold Shelton shares with you what the Spartans have working in their favor and working against them in their matchup vs. the Jayhawks.
Michigan earned the 2017 Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships title on Saturday, securing its 23rd overall and fourth consecutive title. The Wolverines tallied 197.300 points en route to the team title, followed by Illinois (196.875).
No. 9 seeded Michigan State overcame an early 12-point deficit and never looked back against Miami, as the Spartans rolled to a 78-58 victory over the 'Canes.
Four Big Ten teams earned NCAA women's basketball tournament bids, and all four were in first round action Friday. Three of them (Maryland, Ohio State, Purdue) advanced to the Round of 32.
The BTN Stats department gets you ready for Friday night's matchup between No. 9 Michigan State and No. 8 Miami with some quick facts.
Complete details on how to watch the entire 2017 Big Ten Men's Hockey Tournament live.
For what it's worth, Barack Obama doesn't see the Big Ten having much success in the NCAA tournament. See the former President's full bracket inside.