Remember way back when the national narrative was “the Big Ten is down?” It seems like a silly notion now, doesn’t it? The Big Ten has more than acquitted itself in the opening two rounds of the NCAA tourney.
Three Big Ten teams remained in the NCAA women's basketball tournament heading into Sunday, and two (Maryland and Ohio State) won to advance to the Sweet 16.
Three Big Ten teams made the NCAA men's hockey tourney, it was announced Sunday afternoon. Big Ten regular-season champ Minnesota earned a No. 1 seed to pace the trio. See the full bracket inside.
Michigan earned the 2017 Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships title on Saturday, securing its 23rd overall and fourth consecutive title. The Wolverines tallied 197.300 points en route to the team title, followed by Illinois (196.875).
Seven Big Ten wrestlers won national titles Saturday night in St. Louis, including all five Penn State wrestlers who competed in the finals.
No. 2 Wisconsin defeated No. 3 Ohio State 2-1, and No. 4 Penn State beat No. 1 Minnesota 4-3 in 2OT in the Big Ten semifinals to set up Saturday's tournament final between the Badgers and Nittany Lions.
Four Big Ten teams earned NCAA women's basketball tournament bids, and all four were in first round action Friday. Three of them (Maryland, Ohio State, Purdue) advanced to the Round of 32.
Ohio State handled Michigan State 6-3 in Thursday's first quarterfinal and Penn State throttled Michigan 4-1 in the second quarterfinal of the the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.
Complete details on how to watch the entire 2017 Big Ten Men's Hockey Tournament live.
BTN will offer its most extensive baseball and softball coverage ever in 2017, with over 400 games airing on BTN/BTN2Go and BTN Plus during the upcoming season. BTN’s television coverage of Big Ten baseball begins with a conference showdown between No. 21 Michigan and Maryland on Saturday, March 25 at 7 p.m. ET. Last season, Minnesota won the outright Big Ten title, but Ohio State won the Big Ten Tournament Championship for the first time since 2007 en route to the NCAA tournament. The Big Ten coaches voted the Maryland Terrapins as the 2017 conference favorite; however, they figure to