The Big Ten office handed out its Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See both of the award winners in this post. Player of the Week: Andre Hollins, Minnesota, G Averaged 21.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game in leading the Golden Gophers to a road win over Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and a home victory against Western Carolina For the week, shot 51.9 percent from the field, 56.3 percent from three-point range and 83.3 percent from the free throw line Converted seven three-point field goals, just one shy of Minnesota’s single-game school record, en
A Big Ten record-tying 10 teams were selected to a bowl game Sunday, highlighted by Ohio State making the inaugural College Football Playoff.
On BTN’s “Big Ten Championship Pregame Show” we revealed the Big Ten Football Images of the Year, which included Ameer Abdullah’s game winning TD against McNeese State and Melvin Gordon’s record-breaking performance against Nebraska. The segment also included an incredible original painting by Barrett Keithley who approached a blank canvas and created a masterpiece. Watch it all in this post.
Even though it’s bowl eligible with six wins, could Penn State—or any other 6-6 and 7-5 Big Ten team–be left out of the postseason? Greg Pickel of Pennlive.com says the outcome of Saturday’s Big Ten championship game between Wisconsin and Ohio State will be a major factor in determining whether a team stays home or not. If Wisconsin beats Ohio State, it’s a near certainty that everyone is going bowling because the Big Ten would likely have three programs — Ohio State, Michigan State, and Wisconsin — in a New Year’s bowl. If the Buckeyes win, however, the league could
This weekend presents a Big Ten frenzy, as all six teams go head to head in conference play. Before we look ahead to the weekend, let’s talk about how the Big Ten fared last weekend in non-conference action. The Big Ten went 7-3 overall against non-conference opponents, which means this weekend’s Big Ten play could have some interesting results. Here are last weekend’s compiled results. FRIDAY Western Michigan def. Ohio State, 6-2 No. 3 Minnesota def. No. 12 Boston College, 6-2 Princeton def. Michigan State, 3-1 Michigan def. Renseelaer, 3-2 Wisconsin ties Ferris State, 1-1 SATURDAY Ohio State def. Notre
Who were the top individual performers in this year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge? Find out inside!
The third and final day of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge featured six outstanding hoops games, highlighted by Iowa's 60-55 upset win over North Carolina. Catch up on all of the action inside!
The Big Ten was dotted with a bevy of good freshmen this fall. Jump inside to see Tom Dienhart's 2014 All-Big Ten Freshman Team.
The second day of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge featured six outstanding games, and the Big Ten takes a 6-2 lead into the final night. Catch up on Tuesday's action.
The sixth College Football Playoff Poll was released Tuesday night. Ohio State moved up to No. 5 to pace the Big Ten for the fourth straight week. The Buckeyes, fresh off a rivalry win over Michigan, were No. 6 last week. Michigan State moved up two spots, to No. 8, after rolling at Penn State, while Wisconsin jumped just one spot, to No. 13, following its win over then-No. 18 Minnesota. Minnesota dropped out of the poll as a result of its loss at Wisconsin. As has been the case every week in this poll, the Big Ten is shut