Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
The Big Ten is known for having a rich history and tradition of outstanding basketball. In fact, the Big Ten has won a total of 10 national championships, with the first one dating back to 1940 (Indiana) and the latest in 2000 (Michigan State).
There is a sense of urgency around Ann Arbor as Brady Hoke and his short-sleeved shirts enter their fourth season at the helm.
Big Ten regular season champ Michigan, Big Ten tourney champ Minnesota and Nebraska all advanced to Super Regionals over the weekend. Here are the teams’ Super Regional best-of-3 matchups: Michigan vs. No. 8 Florida State; No. 16 Minnesota vs. No. 1 Oregon; Nebraska vs. No. 2 Alabama. Winners of the Super Regionals move on to the College World Series in Oklahoma City.
It’s commencement time for many Big Ten universities, and the words being shared with graduates have been powerful and inspiring.
Four pitchers combined on the University of Michigan baseball team’s first shutout of the season as the Wolverines blanked No. 22 Kansas, 4-0, Sunday afternoon (May 18) on Senior Day at the Wilpon Complex, home of Ray Fisher Stadium. All five U-M seniors contributed to the win in the regular-season finale.
The Big Ten released the 2014 Big Ten Baseball Tournament bracket on Saturday evening, with Indiana securing the top seed after winning its second straight conference title. The Hoosiers claimed the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament after going 21-3 in conference play.