The matchups for the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Challenge were announced Thursday morning. The headliners for the 19th annual event include Duke at Indiana, Notre Dame at Michigan State, Louisville at Purdue and Wisconsin at Virginia.
Yes, June has just begun. And air hasn’t even been pumped into footballs yet for the start of the season, which is still over two months away. But why not take a peek at an early—and I mean EARLY—projected 2018 NCAA tourney bracket now that we know which players are staying and which ones are going pro?
Now that the 2017 NBA Draft draft pool is finalized, the experts are putting out their latest way-too-early 2017-18 top 25 polls. Michigan State is a clear top 5 team in the polls we checked, while Northwestern is represented in each.
The matchups for the 2017 Gavitt Games, held Nov. 13-17, were released Wednesday morning. The event includes eight games, all played on home courts of Big Ten and Big East teams, and is played in honor of the late Dave Gavitt.
Former Minnesota star and two-time second-team All-Big Ten honoree Trevor Mbakwe finds himself in Russia these days, playing for Zenit Saint Petersburg. BTN.com recently caught up with Mbakwe for an email Q&A.
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.
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