Michigan claimed the 2017 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship, its second consecutive conference crown and 16th in program history, on Saturday at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the campus of Purdue University. Michigan collected 14 top-three finishes and compiled 1,287 total points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,125 points and Wisconsin was third with 1,101.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 1,086 points, while Ohio State recorded 837 points to finish fifth. The Wolverines took home titles and set Big Ten Championship records in the 200-yard freestyle (Siobhan Haughey; 1:42.49), 500-yard freestyle (G Ryan; 4:34.40),
Both bracketologists in this week's tourney temperature check have seven Big Ten teams in the Dance. But where are they seeded, and who is on the outside looking in?
How many Big Ten teams will get into the NCAA tournament? Which ones still have work to do? Tom Dienhart asked the experts.
Nate Mason led Minnesota with 30 points, but it was Akeem Springs who was the hero for Minnesota. His second-effort layup with three seconds remaining was the game-winner in a 75-74 Gopher win over Indiana.
The NFL released names of the players invited to the 2017 Combine, to be held February 28-March 6 in Indianapolis. And the Big Ten is well represented with 51 players invited. Michigan leads the way with 14 invitees.
Maryland was voted the preseason favorite to claim the 2017 Big Ten Baseball Championship, as selected by the conference coaches, it was announced Wednesday. The coaches voted on the top six teams and also selected three students from their own squads to a Preseason Honors list.
The Big Ten Network recently posed this question on Twitter: Who is Big Ten Coach of the Year? And the choices offered were Minnesota’s Richard Pitino, Northwestern’s Chris Collins and Maryland’s Mark Turgeon. BTN.com's Tom Dienhart breaks down the race.
Northwestern’s upset win of a top-10 Wisconsin team at the Kohl Center on Sunday earned a 0.63 HH rating in BTN’s 12 metered markets,* the third-highest conference rating in network history. The highest-rated conference game in BTN history was set less than a month earlier, when Maryland visited Minnesota on Jan. 28 resulting in a 0.75 HH rating. Northwestern will once again be featured on BTN this evening, as the Wildcats host No. 23 Maryland as part of a Super Wednesday doubleheader. A special episode of BTN Live will air prior to tip off from Welsh-Ryan Arena beginning at 6
For the third week in a row, there's a different team atop Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings. This week, it's Purdue, winner of of six of seven, claiming the top spot, replacing Wisconsin, which took over for Maryland the week before.
While Caleb Swanigan continues to pad his lead in the race for 2017 Big Ten Player of Year, perhaps, no one is playing better than Derrick Walton Jr.