BTN is launching a podcast that will talk all things Big Ten, hosted by BTN.com's Alex Roux. USA Today sports reporter and Michigan grad Nicole Auerbach jumped on as a guest for Episode 1.
By now, you probably know former Michigan basketball player Austin Hatch’s story. If not, as a kid, Hatch survived a pair of plane crashes, both of which killed family members, and spent two months in a coma with a traumatic brain injury. Read more about Hatch’s unbelievable story here. On Friday night, Hatch got engaged to his girlfriend, Abby Cole, a former Michigan volleyball player. See photos from both of the former Michigan student-athletes below. Thought this would be a nice graduation present…she said yes! 💍 pic.twitter.com/xCx6xajwAL — Austin Hatch (@AustinHatch30) April 29, 2017 Abigail Hatch has a nice ring
The NCAA announced future championships sites through 2022 on Tuesday afternoon. Jump inside to see all of the future sites.
In the Twitter and message board era, there's even more pressure on big-time coaches. BTN analyst Jon Crispin hopes fans and administrators take notice and place more value on the process of building a true winning culture that these coaches are responsible for developing and maintaining.
College basketball season is in the books, but the NBA playoffs are right around the corner. Here are ten former Big Ten players to watch in the Association's second season.
Three Big Ten teams advanced to the Sweet 16, and all three are ranked in the final Coaches Poll, released Monday, the day after North Carolina beat Gonzaga to claim its sixth national title. Big Ten regular-season champ Purdue paces the conference at No. 15.
The 2017 NCAA tournament champion was crowned Monday night. Congrats to North Carolina on claiming its sixth title. With the season officially over, it's time to surf the web for the way-too-early 2017-18 top 25 polls.
The Big Ten watches and waits for its next basketball national championship. The league has come close to winning it all since Michigan State did it in 2000 in the now-demolished RCA Dome in Indianapolis vs. Billy Donovan and Florida; in fact, it’s played in six title games since (Indiana, 2002), (Illinois, 2005), (Ohio State, 2007), (Michigan State, 2009), (Michigan, 2013) & (Wisconsin, 2015). But on each occasion, the Big Ten team came up short. Since MSU’s Tom Izzo won his only national title in 2000, Duke and UConn have won three apiece, Florida and North Carolina have both won
Former Michigan basketball player Zack Novak joined BTN.com's Alex Roux in the BTN studios to re-watch a thrilling Michigan-Michigan State matchup from 2011. We recapped some of the best tidbits from the hour-long segment.
The AP released its all-time Top 100 college basketball rankings Wednesday, rewarding consistency in appearances and elite programs who have occupied the No. 1 spot.