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BTN today announced the launch of an all-new BTN2Go, the number one sports destination for Big Ten fans and alumni, featuring immense user personalization, new school-specific video content, improved social features and integrated tools such as school emojis to enhance the fan experience. With the new and improved BTN2Go, users can now enjoy a hyper-personalized experience where they’ll always be in the know on the latest and greatest with their favorite school. With BTN2Go, fans will now have instant access to original video content direct from both their favorite athletic department and BTN, curated key social content and quick access
Are you a fan of Big Ten football in-game video highlights? How about interviews from your favorite Big Ten basketball coaches? If so, we’ve got you covered, with our new BTN YouTube page. In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights, interviews and features on our YouTube page, which can be seen here! When a huge play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com video editors will post and share the video right after they happen. Looking for your favorite play from Week 1 of the season, but don’t want to scroll
Minnesota claimed the Big Ten Championship in men’s golf on Sunday after shooting a four-round score of 1,186 at the 2014 Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships. The Golden Gophers were followed by second-place Illinois (1,190), third-place Iowa (1,194), fourth-place Northwestern (1,204) and fifth-place Purdue (1,205) at the par-72, 7,152-yard Pete Dye Course. Minnesota earned the Big Ten’s automatic berth into the NCAA Championships. This is the eighth team title for the Golden Gophers and first since 2007. Illinois’ Charlie Danielson and Minnesota’s Jose Mendez shared the individual Big Ten title, shooting a 1-over 289. Due to the Big Ten’s tiebreaking
Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue advanced to the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships following the conclusion of the regional championships on Saturday. Each team finished in the top eight of their respective regionals to move on to the championships. [NCAA.com 2012 Women’s Golf Championships homepage] Purdue placed third in the Central Regional, finishing with a 38-over 902. Ohio State finished sixth in the Central with a 44-over 908 and Michigan State tied for sixth in the East Regional carding a 23-over 887 in regional play. Michigan State’s Lindsey Solberg was the top Big Ten finisher in regional play with an
The Big Ten Conference released its Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Golf All-Conference Teams and individual award winners Tuesday. See all the teams and superlative winners in this post. This past weekend, of course, the Michigan State women’s team won its second consecutive Big Ten crown, while Illinois claimed its fourth straight title. Both events were held at the Pete Dye Course at French Lick. BIG TEN WOMEN’S GOLF ALL-CONFERENCE AND INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS First Team Caroline Powers, Michigan State Madeleine Sheils, Nebraska Amy Meier, Ohio State Rachel Rohanna, Ohio State Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, Purdue Paula Reto, Purdue Second Team Yugene
The 2012 Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships took place at the Pete Dye Course at French Lick this weekend, and reigning champs, Illinois and Michigan State, hoisted the hardware again Sunday afternoon. Read about the Illinois men winning its fourth straight crown and the Michigan State women claiming its second consecutive title in this post. ILLINOIS WINS FOURTH STRAIGHT TITLE Illinois won the Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships on Sunday, shooting a 23-over 1,175 to clinch its fourth straight and 11th overall conference title. The Fighting Illini took the lead in the second round of the championships and