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.
White-hot Michigan is headed to the Women's College World Series final. The Wolverines, who have won 28 straight games, will face top overall seed Florida in a best-of-three series starting Monday night.
The Big Ten boasts some of college football’s greatest rivalries, so it comes as no surprise that it’s rivalry trophies are among the best of the bunch. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our Gone Viral section! ] According to NFL.com’s list of college football’s best rivalry trophies, the latest installment in its popular 15 for ’15 series, the nation’s top four trophies reside in the Big Ten. That’s right, the site ranks Floyd of Rosedale No. 1, Paul Bunyan’s Axe No. 2, Little Brown Jug No. 3, and Old Oaken Bucket No. 4. The first non-Big Ten trophy
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.
For the second time in three games, No. 3 Michigan overcame an early three-run deficit, surging past No. 7 UCLA, 10-4, in its winner’s bracket matchup Friday night at the NCAA Women’s College World Series. [ MORE: Get box score, recap & video ] With their 27th consecutive victory, the Wolverines earn a day off and will resume play against the emerging team from the bottom half of the loser’s bracket at 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday. Michigan’s offense exploded for 15 hits — its best of the NCAA Tournament to date — and after UCLA retied the game in the
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
John Beilein announced Friday the signing of 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a National Letter of Intent. Wagner will join the Wolverines for the 2015-16 academic year. “Moe is a long and versatile player,” Beilein said in a team release. “He has a great understanding of the game with a tremendous upside. As a product of Germany, he has always played against men five to even 10 years older than him, which has only helped his growth as a player.” A Berlin native, Wagner played 18 games in his second season with ALBA Berlin in 2014-15, averaging 16.8 points,
No. 3 Michigan used stingy pitching and a pair of home runs to knock off No. 5 Alabama, 5-0, in its opening game of the Women’s College World Series on Thursday evening at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium. [ MORE: View the official NCAA tournament bracket ] The Wolverines, winners of 26 consecutive games, will play No. 7 UCLA at 9:30 p.m. ET Friday night. Sophomore RHP Megan Betsa (31-4) was superb from the circle, scattering four hits and a walk while fanning six Crimson Tide batters en route to her 11th complete-game shutout of the season. Sophomore leftfielder Kelly