The 2014 Big Ten Baseball Tournament starts Wednesday morning at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., home of the College World Series. On Tuesday, the teams took the field for some practice. See a photo gallery from the day in this post. [ MORE: View the tourney bracket | Tourney central | BTN announces tourney coverage ] 2014 BIG TEN BASEBALL TOURNAMENT (ALL TIMES CT) HOW TO WATCH LIVE LIVE STATS Wednesday, May 21 Game 1: No. 3 Illinois vs. No. 6 Michigan State 9 a.m. None Gametracker Game 2: No. 2 Nebraska vs. No. 7 Ohio State 1 p.m.
CHICAGO – BTN’s coverage of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament begins at 6 PM ET on Wednesday with No. 1 Indiana vs. No. 8 Iowa from TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., home of the College World Series. The network will also carry games 6, 7 and 8 on Thursday, each game Friday and Saturday and the Big Ten Baseball Tournament Championship Game, which will air at 2 PM ET on Sunday. Kevin Kugler and Scott Pose have the call for Wednesday and Thursday games. Eric Collins and Danan Hughes will call games 9-12 on Friday and Saturday, with Lisa
The Big Ten on Tuesday announced the 2014 baseball All-Big Ten Teams and individual award winners, as voted by the conference’s coaches. Indiana’s Sam Travis was the unanimous choice for Player of the Year, teammate Joey DeNato garnered Pitcher of the Year accolades and Tracy Smith was tabbed Coach of the Year, while Ohio State’s Tanner Tully took home Freshman of the Year honors. The complete list of All-Big Ten teams and award winners can be found below. — BigTen.org [ MORE: Read full release at BigTen.org ] ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM C – KYLE SCHWARBER, IND 1B – SAM
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. This year’s tournament will feature an eight-team field for the first time and will be held May 21-25 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., home of the College World Series. The tournament’s double-elimination format will culminate with the title game at 1 p.m. on Sunday. The tournament champion will earn the conference’s automatic berth
Looking for the top plays from Saturday’s Big Ten baseball action? We clipped all of the highlight packages from Saturday’s games and posted them here. Check out all the highlights in this post. [ MORE: Get Big Ten baseball recaps ] Ohio State 5, Northwestern 2 Indiana 8, Minnesota 0 Nebraska 7, Illinois 4 Kansas 8, Michigan 2 Other Big Ten baseball scores Purdue 6, Iowa 4 Michigan State 7, Penn State 6
Looking for the top plays from Sunday’s Big Ten baseball action? We clipped all of the highlight packages from Sunday’s games and posted them here. Watch the highlights in this post. [ MORE: Get Big Ten baseball recaps | Get Big Ten softball recaps ] Michigan 4, Ohio State 1 Minnesota 4, Purdue 3 Other Big Ten baseball scores *Indiana 9, Penn State 2 Nebraska 4, Michigan State 1 Illinois 4, Iowa 2 Northwestern 4, SIU Edwardsville 1 * With its 9-2 victory over Penn State on Sunday, Indiana (35-12, 19-2 Big Ten) claimed at least a share of the
CHICAGO – BTN is the home for complete coverage of Big Ten spring championships in May and will televise events in the sports of baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, rowing, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field. In all, BTN will offer more than 50 hours of coverage. Broadcast coverage of Big Ten spring championships begins with the Big Ten Women’s Golf Championships at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 7. The Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships will air at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 14. Both will be televised from French Lick,
It was a busy and exciting day on the Big Ten diamond Sunday. Nebraska beat Ohio State, 2-1, on its second two-out walk-off win over the Buckeyes in as many days. This time, Tanner Lubach sent the Huskers to the win, a decision that wrapped up a series sweep. Catch up on all of Sunday’s action in this post. NEBRASKA 2, OHIO STATE 1 | RECAP It was quite the weekend for Nebraska (19-13, 4-2 Big Ten), which completed its Big Ten-opening homestand on Sunday with another dramatic walk-off victory. For the second straight day the Huskers plated the winning
CHICAGO – BTN will offer its most extensive baseball and softball coverage ever, with over 240 events airing on BTN, BTN2Go and the Big Ten Digital Network (BTDN) for the 2014 season. BTN’s television coverage of Big Ten baseball begins with the third game of a three-game series between Indiana and Michigan. Coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday from Bloomington. Last season, Indiana won both the Big Ten Championship and Tournament, and advanced to the College World Series, becoming the first Big Ten squad to reach Omaha since Michigan in 1984. BTN’s television coverage of Big Ten softball
It’s no secret, the Big Ten is serious about expanding its brand and footprint eastward. The additions of Maryland and Rutgers, both of which officially join the conference July 1, were proof of that. So, too, was the eight-year bowl agreement with New York Yankees and New Era Pinstripe Bowl – a set-up that includes a significant Big Ten branding presence in Yankee Stadium. We saw the first visual proof of the branding presence during the Yankees’ home exhibition game vs. Boston on Tuesday afternoon. Check it out: Check out the ad on the backstop at @Yankees spring training facility.