The basketball season is nearly two weeks old and every Big Ten team has played at least three games, so it's a good time to post my latest Big Ten Power Rankings.
The Big Ten announced its Week 13 Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See all of the honorees in this post. Offensive Player of the Week: Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin, Jr., RB • Recorded 264 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns to lead Wisconsin to a road victory over Iowa • Ran for 200 yards on 31 carries, matching the Big Ten and school record for most rushing yards in a season of 2,109 yards set by former Badger Ron Dayne in 1996 • Became the fastest player to reach 2,000 yards in NCAA history, doing so on his 241st
Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has released his latest bowl projections, and he has 10 Big Ten teams in the postseason.
Nebraska takes a dip, Northwestern is on the rise, and there's a new team in cellar of Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 11 thoughts inside.
Maryland's maiden Big Ten voyage is a success. Jerry Kill might be the Big Ten's best coach. See what else our guy learned Saturday.
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!
It’s not uncommon for college students to recall taking at least one course that was so profound and well-taught that it changed the way they view the world and opened their minds to new possibilities. For Northwestern alumnus Zachary Johnson, that class was on social network analysis. Johnson, co-founder of Chicago-based social analytics provider Syndio Social, was introduced to the topic by Professor Noshir (“Nosh”) Contractor. The lessons learned helped Johnson leverage social media for a startup record label that was trying to get attention online for budding artists. The most notable result was a collaboration in 2009 that shot
This GIF, courtesy of sbnation.com, is too good not to share. That’s Northwestern true freshman running back Solomon Vault on the bench Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana, trying to quench his thirst. Only problem is, his helmet – err, facemask – kept getting in the way. Hey, at least Vault had his helmet on and was ready to go should his number be called. The coaching staff has to like that. Vault, who has 108 total yards and two rushing touchdowns on the season, did not compile any stats in Northwestern’s 38-14 victory, which put it one win from bowl
What was the biggest Week 13 surprise? How about the biggest disappointment? Check out Tom Dienhart's weekly Big Ten recap.