A slate of six games looms on this Saturday. And there is some marquee appeal. At the top of the list is Ohio State’s trip to Nebraska. Northwestern’s game at Maryland also is interesting. NU may be the top team in the West, while the Terps are on the rise and looking to make a statement.
Week 6 offers up some interesting tilts, including a big rivalry game with Michigan State playing at Michigan. But there are two other very compelling games, headlined by Wisconsin playing at Nebraska. And keep an eye on the Penn State at Northwestern contest.
There isn’t an abundance of pizzazz on a six-game slate this week that includes a Friday night tilt pitting Nebraska at Illinois. The unquestioned top game is Northwestern at Wisconsin in a game between arguably the top two teams in the Big Ten West.
Big Ten action picks up in Week 4, which also is dotted with a few interesting non-league games. The headlines are Penn State at Iowa and Notre Dame at Michigan State. Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's full preview inside.
Our look at the upcoming Big Ten football schedule continues with Week 3, which includes Wisconsin at BYU, Purdue at Missouri, Michigan vs. Air Force and Army at Ohio State.
In a battle between two strong Big Ten men’s lacrosse teams, Maryland stood tall against Ohio State and won 9-6 to take home the program’s first NCAA championship since 1975. It also gave Maryland the rare pair of lacrosse titles in 2017 as Maryland’s women’s team also won an NCAA title on Sunday. Maryland’s men had lost in the NCAA title game nine times before this win. Their last title victory? It was a 20-13 win over Navy in 1975. On Monday, Ohio State opened the scoring to lead 1-0 but Maryland’s defense proved to be too much for the rugged Buckeyes,
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The No. 3-seeded Ohio State men's lacrosse team came back from a five-goal third-quarter deficit to top Towson, 11-10, Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium to advance to their first NCAA title game. They'll face fellow Big Ten squad Maryland, which won a 9-8 thriller of its own Saturday to advance to its third straight title game.
The first week kicks off with a bang with 13 games, including Ohio State at Indiana on Thursday night, involving all 14 teams. And there are several great clashes to whet the appetite and set the table for 2017.
Wednesday is the deadline for players who declared for the 2017 NBA Draft, without hiring an agent, to withdraw their names and return to school. While several former Big Ten stars are off to the draft early, a handful will return to school for at least one more year.