How did the BTN.com team, guest picker Mike Carmin and Big Ten fans do with their Week 13 Big Ten picks? Find out inside!
What was the biggest Week 13 surprise? How about the biggest disappointment? Check out Tom Dienhart's weekly Big Ten recap.
There were five Big Ten basketball games on Saturday, headlined by No. 3 Wisconsin taking down Boise State, 78-54. Catch up on all of the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. NORTHWESTERN 68, ELON 67 – OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Tre Demps scored 21 points and hit the game-winning basket for a second straight game and Northwestern rallied down the stretch for a 68-67 overtime victory over Elon on Saturday. RHODE ISLAND 66, NEBRASKA 62 – OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP E.C. Mathews scored 26 points, including six in overtime, to help Rhode Island upset
Minnesota is one win from playing in the Big Ten championship game. Let me type that again: Minnesota is one win from playing in the Big Ten championship. Those are words I didn’t think I ever would punch out on the keyboard of my company-issued EliteBook 844Op. But the amazing story of Minnesota’s program continues. The latest chapter of this tale was perhaps the best yet. No doubt, maybe years from now, we’ll look back on the Golden Gophers’ 28-24 win at Nebraska on Nov. 22, 2014, as the day Minnesota truly turned the corner in its ascent to becoming
Week 13 is in the books, and Ohio State has clinched a berth in the Big Ten title game. The Buckeyes will play the winner of next week’s Minnesota-Wisconsin game on BTN. Relive all of the Week 13 action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Here are today’s full results: Wisconsin edged Iowa and Maryland rallied past Michigan in afternoon action. In a busy slate of early action, Ohio State took down Indiana, Michigan State rolled Rutgers, Minnesota stunned Nebraska, Illinois nipped Penn State and Northwestern dropped Purdue. Get links to catch up on all of the Week 13 games below.
Get recaps, stats and video from Thursday night's Big Ten basketball slate, including Indiana's big win over No. 22 SMU.
Is Tom Dienhart buying or selling Urban Meyer as the Big Ten Coach of the Year? What about Michigan and Northwestern's bowl hopes? See his thoughts inside!
The final two weeks of the season are on our doorstep. Ohio State remains in firm control of the East Division. But the West is up for grabs among four schools.
Who wins Week 13 Big Ten games? See our team's picks, including Purdue writer Mike Carmin, and select your winners inside.
USA TODAY released its annual list of NCAA college football coaches salaries Wednesday, and the Big Ten has four of the 10 highest-paid coaches. Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio comes in at No. 2 to pace Big Ten coaches ($5,636,145), trailing only Alabama’s Nick Saban ($7,160,187). Ohio State’s Urban Meyer is No. 6 ($4,536,640), Penn State’s James Franklin No. 8 ($4,300,000) and Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz No. 9 ($4,075,000). The Big Ten is tied with the SEC with four coaches in the top 10. Bob Stoops (Oklahoma) and Charlie Strong (Texas) are the only others among the 10 highest-paid coaches. How did