Three former Big Ten standouts were selected in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, with two more landing in the second round. Now that this year’s draft is in the books, experts are already looking ahead to next year’s big event. ESPN NBA Insider Chad Ford recently released his 2016 draft sneak peek, where he gave readers an inside look into some potential top picks in next year’s draft. While Ford did not list any Big Ten players in his “Top 5 2016 prospects,” he did list three Big Ten stars later on in his article. Maryland incoming
It’s been a few days, it seems, since Jim Harbaugh has done something that gets people talking on social media. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our Gone Viral section ] He did something about that Thursday, taking to the Ann Arbor streets with several recruits. There’s proof of it in the four-second video above, courtesy of 2016 recruit Naseir Upshur. Harbaugh is only on camera for about a second, but he doesn’t disappoint. In fact, one Michigan writer has already changed his Twitter icon to commemorate the video.
Which Big Ten team has the best fight song? It’s Michigan’s “The Victors,” according to a recent NFL.com ranking, part of its daily 15 for ’15 series. “The Victors” took the publication’s No. 2 spot, behind only Notre Dame’s “Victory March.” Two other Big Ten fight songs made the cut, with “On Wisconsin!” and “Buckeye Battle Cry” opening the ranking at No. 15 and No. 14, respectively. See what NFL.com said about the Big Ten’s fight songs below: No. 15: “On Wisconsin!” A mighty interesting back story, as it was written in 1909 as “Minnesota, Minnesota” because that school was
There’s offense, defense … and special teams, the often overlooked aspect of football. But, special teams can be the narrow difference between winning and losing. Here's a look at the Big Ten East units.
One doesn’t need to be a big college football fan to know that the Big Ten is home to some of the nation’s top stadiums. NFL.com’s recent ranking of college football’s best stadiums is more proof. Five Big Ten stadiums make the list, accounting for 33 percent of the countdown. Ohio Stadium leads the way at No. 5, while Michigan Stadium, Memorial Stadium (Nebraska), Beaver Stadium and Camp Randall Stadium also made the cut. The No. 1 stadium, according to NFL.com? That is the Rose Bowl, home of The Grandaddy of Them All. See what NFL.com has to say about
The 2015 NBA Draft is Thursday night. Before NBA commissioner Adam Silver takes the stage to announce the first pick in Brooklyn, it's time to take a look back at recent drafts.
This is the last line of defense, the one remaining obstacle between an offense and paydirt, and the Big Ten East figures to feature some very talented defensive backfields.
Students at Big Ten universities aren’t waiting until they get out into the “real world” to make a difference. Find out how they’re working together to create positive, meaningful change in this BTN LiveBIG series: the Student Section. São Leopoldo is a long way from Ann Arbor, Mich. — right around 5,000 miles, to be exact. The small city near the southern tip of Brazil doesn’t really have much of an international profile. So why did 10 University of Michigan graduate students feel compelled to make the long trip there for two weeks in March? It all started when Ana
BTN is airing 18 different classic games, ranging from 2007-2014, as part of our new “Big Ten Classics” series. Tonight’s game, which will air at 8 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go, is Michigan’s dramatic 35-31 win over Notre Dame in 2011. This game will be remembered for Denard Robinson’s late heroics. The former Wolverine QB led a late drive with 30 seconds left, which was capped by a 16-yard touchdown pass to Roy Roundtree with two seconds remaining to lead Michigan to a memorable 35-31 win over Notre Dame. The Wolverines trailed 24-7 late in the third quarter before scoring 28
The linebacking corps in the Big Ten East are measured by Ohio State’s unit, which teems with athletic ability and talent. Is young Buckeye Darron Lee the top linebacker in the Big Ten? Maybe.