Five Big Ten teams made the NCAA softball tournament, it was announced Sunday night. Big Ten regular-season and postseason champ Minnesota paces the quintet.
For the third time in the last four years, Minnesota is the Big Ten softball tournament champion. The Golden Gophers, who rallied past Illinois, 6-5, in the semifinals, shut out Ohio State, 6-0, in the tournament final Saturday night in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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The first day of the Big Ten Softball Tournament featured four games Thursday, and Friday's quarterfinals are now set. Watch the quarterfinals live on BTN and BTN2Go.
On Wednesday, the 12 Big Ten coaches in the Big Ten softball tournament joined a teleconference to preview the event that runs Thursday-Saturday.
The Big Ten Conference announced the 2017 All-Big Ten Softball Teams and individual awards Wednesday, with Big Ten Champion Minnesota earning all four individual accolades through a vote of the conference’s 14 head coaches.
With spring practices finished, schools are focusing on offseason work before fall camp kicks off. Some positions are in better shape than others for certain schools. Let’s take a look at the seven schools in the best shape at linebacker.
The Minnesota softball team earned the outright Big Ten Conference Championship, its first title since 1991 and the fourth in program history, following a 14-1 win in five innings at Penn State on Saturday afternoon.
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.