Big Ten baseball is coming off its best season ever, and the nation is taking notice. A few months after sending a conference-record five teams to the NCAA tournament, D1baseball.com placed nine Big Ten programs on its list of the top 100 programs of the current era in college baseball. How does that compare to the nation’s premier conferences? It’s just one fewer team than both the ACC and the Big 12; the SEC featured 13 teams. Indiana (No. 23) paced the Big Ten, while Vanderbilt (No. 1) and Virginia (No. 2), the participants in the last two College World
It’s time to celebrate, lefties! Today, Aug. 13, 2015, marks the 23rd annual International Left-Handers Day. Last year, I put together a list of our favorite Big Ten lefties, which consisted of names like Kirk Gibson, Calbert Cheaney and Morris Peterson. Today, I dug into the archives and put together a great list of my favorite highlights from left-handed Big Ten athletes over the past season. Did I miss one? Let me know in the comment box below, or tweet it to me @BTNSean. Here we go! Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell drops an incredible pass to Sam Thompson for the
Jim Harbaugh has yet to coach at game at the University of Michigan, but that doesn't mean he isn't one of biggest names in his home state.
The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and
Two Big Ten baseball teams remain following the third day of the NCAA tourney. Big Ten regular-season champ Illinois and Maryland each need one more victory to advance to the Super Regionals.
Welcome to a busy day of Big Ten baseball. All five Big Ten teams remain alive in the NCAA tournament, and all of them will play at least one game Sunday.
The NCAA baseball tourney continued Saturday, and all five Big Ten teams remain alive. Maryland took down UCLA to stay in the Los Angeles Regional winner's bracket, while Indiana, Iowa and Michigan lost and will play elimination games Sunday.
The NCAA baseball tourney got underway Friday afternoon, and the Big Ten went a perfect 5-0 regional openers. Get scores, stats and video from all of the day's action inside.
Jackson Glines strikes again! [ MORE: View the official NCAA tournament bracket ] Just last week, in Michigan’s Big Ten tourney opener vs. Indiana, the center fielder sprinted back toward the fence to make a highlight-reel grab that earned #BTNStandout honors. Well, in Friday afternoon’s NCAA tournament opener vs. Bradley, Glines made an equally impressive, and rather similar, catch. Watch the catch above and relive Glines’ Big Ten tourney highlight in the tweet below. [ MORE: Video: Indiana turns rarest of rare triple plays ] #BTNStandout alert: @umichbaseball CF Jackson Glines goes back, leaves his feet, and makes an incredible
The Big Ten's record five baseball teams in the NCAA tournament open regional action Friday. Get our preview to all of the action inside.