Players and head coaches have received more than their share of shoutouts since the 2014 regular season concluded. Now, it's time to give the assistant coaches some props.
There was a quartet of Big Ten men’s basketball games Sunday, including Northwestern toppling Mississippi Valley State, 101-49. Catch up on all of Sunday’s hoops action on our Big Ten scoreboard. In other action, No. 23 Michigan State destroyed Oakland, 87-61, Penn State took down George Washington, 64-51, and Rutgers dropped Manhattan, 63-55, at Madison Square Garden. Get updated links, stats and select video highlights below. Penn State 64, George Washington 51: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP D.J. Newbill scored 20 points, Brandon Taylor added 17 and Penn State defeated George Washington 64-51 Sunday for its eighth straight win. Jordan Dickerson
Reigning national champ and No. 5 seed Penn State is headed to its seventh Final Four in the last nine years. It will face top-seed Stanford in the national semifinals Thursday night.
The 2014 Women’s Volleyball Tournament has reached the Elite Eight, and three Big Ten teams are left standing. Reigning national champ Penn State swept UCLA to advance to play Wisconsin, which edged Big Ten rival Ohio State, in the Louisville Regional Final. The winner of last year’s NCAA title rematch will advance to the Final Four. Nebraska is one win away from the Final Four, too, as it stunned Washington, 3-1, to advance to the Seattle Regional Final. Illinois was eliminated in a thrilling five-set decision to Florida. [ MORE: View the official interactive NCAA bracket ] PENN STATE 3,
What FBS schools would be considered to be “destination” jobs? According to BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart, there are 25 such jobs in America.
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. It’s called brachypodium distachyon: difficult to pronounce, easy to grow. Researchers at Penn State University are studying how this hardy little grass species thrives in all kinds of conditions based on amplified genes in thousands of individual plants. Those genes are then tagged to determine which ones can thrive in certain climates. “These seeds have activation tag lines on them, which are
Which team had the ultimate college football fanbase in 2014? According to USAToday’s first Fan Index, it’s non other than Big Ten champ Ohio State. The Buckeyes topped the publication’s first-ever Fan Index, which combined fan voting and social media activity throughout the season to determine the rankings, ahead of Sugar Bowl opponent Alabama. Four other Big Ten programs landed in the top 15: Nebraska (No. 7), Michigan (No. 12), Penn State (No. 14), Wisconsin (No. 15). Check out where all of the Big Ten teams landed below 1. Ohio State 7. Nebraska 12. Michigan 14. Penn State 15. Wisconsin
Three Big Ten stars were honored on Thursday night at the Home Depot College Football Awards at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Read more here!
What is the best Big Ten bowl matchup this year? How about the quarterback battle? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart breaks down the best of the 2014 Big Ten bowl games. Check it out!
There are several Big Ten names on USA Today and CBS Sports' All-American teams. See who made the lists here!