On BTN’s “Big Ten Championship Pregame Show” we revealed the Big Ten Football Images of the Year, which included Ameer Abdullah’s game winning TD against McNeese State and Melvin Gordon’s record-breaking performance against Nebraska. The segment also included an incredible original painting by Barrett Keithley who approached a blank canvas and created a masterpiece. Watch it all in this post.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is posting quick takes after each quarter of the Big Ten Football Championship from his perch at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Also, follow him on Twitter @BTNTomDienhart. WISCONSIN vs. OHIO STATE: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | UW VIDEO | OSU VIDEO FIRST QUARTER Quick take: This game couldn’t have started any better for Ohio State, which scored on two of its first three drives to jump out to a 14-0 lead. Not having to play from behind, no doubt, will help QB Cardale Jones, who is making his first career start. Key
We collected the best USA Today photos from the 2014 Big Ten Football Championship game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Wisconsin Badgers. Check them out in this post and look back at every week of the best Big Ten football photos right here.
Michael Bennett will wear #53 tonight. @theohiostatefootball #btnjourney A photo posted by btnjourney (@btnjourney) on Dec 6, 2014 at 2:15pm PST Ohio State defensive lineman Michael Bennett will honor late teammate Kosta Karageorge by wearing No. 53 in Saturday night’s Big Ten title game. Karageorge went missing last week, the day before Thanksgiving, and his body was found in a dumpster near his residence last Sunday. Karageorge was a senior walk-on defensive lineman who was a wrestler for his first three years. Bennett, who usually wears No. 63, and the Buckeyes take on Wisconsin at 8:17 p.m. tonight in the
It was a busy day of Big Ten men’s basketball, as 12 teams were in action. No. 19 Michigan State and No. 14 Ohio State rolled to victories to highlight the action. Catch up on all 12 games on our Big Ten scoreboard. In other action, Indiana walloped Savannah State, while No. 17 Michigan and Purdue suffered stunning losses to New Jersey Institute of Technology and North Florida, respectively. See all of the other results below. *** NJIT 72, Michigan 70: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Damon Lynn made a critical 3-pointer with less than three minutes to go and
We are hours away from kickoff of the 2014 Big Ten Football Championship Game between Big Ten West champ Wisconsin and Big Ten East champ Ohio State. Leading up to the game, fans from both schools gathered at Big Ten Fan Fest at the Indiana Convention Center, which is right outside of Lucas Oil Stadium, the site of Saturday night’s game. I spent the day at Fan Fest and tracked down some of the best jerseys, costumes, memorabilia pieces and other fun sights leading up to the big game. Track tonight’s game on our Big Ten scoreboard. Here’s what I
The fourth annual Big Ten championship game will be played tonight in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with Ohio State taking on Wisconsin. This is the matchup many people envisioned prior to the season starting. So, this clash comes with much anticipation, with a possible trip to the College Football Playoff on the line for Ohio State. The Buckeyes are back in this game for a second season in a row looking for their first Big Ten title since 2009. The Badgers are in the league title game for a third time, looking to go 3-0. The game will be
It's game day! In a matter of hours Wisconsin and Ohio State will be facing off in the Big Ten title game. Check out Tom Dienhart's keys to victory for both teams inside.
Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer addressed the media on Friday before the Badgers and Buckeyes square off in Saturday night’s Big Ten championship tilt. This is Meyer’s second time playing in the Big Ten title game after his Buckeyes fell to Michigan State last season, which ultimately left the Buckeyes out of the BCS Championship game. For Andersen, this is his first run at a Big Ten title. Of course, this is the third time in four years the Badgers have played in this game, but the first two were under the guidance of Brett
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart is in Indianapolis for Saturday's Big Ten Football Championshiop and he writes about the quarterbacks - Wisconsin’s Joel Stave/Tanner McEvoy and Ohio State’s Cardale Jones. "It won’t conjure images of Brady vs. Manning. Still, the signal-callers in the 2014 Big Ten title game still will be the keys to victory for their respective teams."