[tweet https://twitter.com/BTNLax/status/586216156102393857] Big Ten fans are familiar with our award-winning show “The Journey” (find them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram). This Sunday, BTN Originals (@BTN_Originals) is back with the series premiere of “Big Ten Close Up,” presented by Sector Spiders. The new series takes viewers behind the scenes with Big Ten sports teams. The premiere episode provides great access to the Penn State and Maryland men’s lacrosse teams around their April 4 game. That game’s video highlights are here – the sneak peek at the show is embedded in the tweet above. From the film room to the practice field to the
With the men’s basketball season in the books, BTN.com asked a writer from every school for his/her team’s player to watch in 2015-16. See all of the writers’ picks inside.
Every Big Ten women’s lacrosse team has played two conference games, and two teams remain unbetaten: Maryland and Penn State. That’s a good place to start this week’s “Stick Check.” Don’t forget to check out the BTN TV schedule for lacrosse, as well as the BTN Plus live streaming schedule. Can anyone challenge the Terps? Two games into Big Ten play, and Maryland has yet to play a game decided by fewer than 11 goals. The Terps are the clear dominant force in the league, and, as stated last week, will be unbeaten when the Big Ten Tournament takes place
It’s time to look forward and point toward 2015-16. How will the Big Ten look? Check out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's very early predictions inside.
With the men's basketball season in the books, BTN.com asked a beat writer from every school for his/her team's 2014-15 MVP. See all the beat writers' picks inside.
CBSSports.com is reporting that football conference title games will be deregulated in 2016. And, that’s OK. NCAA rules say a league must have at least 12 schools, and teams must play every other team in their division, if a conference wants to play a title game. The ACC, Big Ten, SEC and Pac 12 all have such a configuration, with two division winners meeting for the title. The Big 12 is the lone “major” league that lacks a conference title game, as it has only 10 schools. Now, the Big 12 and ACC want to change the rules—for different reasons,
This weekend in Big Ten men’s lacrosse play, it’s Penn State at Maryland on Saturday followed by Rutgers at Michigan and Johns Hopkins at Ohio State on Sunday. Don’t forget to check out the BTN TV schedule for lacrosse as well as the BTN Plus live streaming schedule, too. Here’s my look ahead at these three games with a focus on all six men’s teams. No. 19 Johns Hopkins (4-5, 1-0 Big Ten) The Blue Jays got off to a good start in conference play with a 9-7 win over Rutgers. The win ended a two game skid for Hopkins, who
San Diego is thousands of miles from State College in a geographic — and possibly cultural — sense. Still, the California city will be the site of Penn State University’s (PSU) newest classroom next fall. What’s the connection between the campus in the shadow of Mount Nittany and “America’s Finest City?” Craig Weidemann, Penn State’s vice president for outreach and vice provost for online education, explains. “We have a long history of educating members of the armed forces, and they were really interested in working with us to provide another learning institution,” he said. “San Diego was the natural choice;
The inaugural season of Big Ten Lacrosse got underway last week, and it was filled with excitement. Let’s take a look how the six women’s teams fared during this opening week of Big Ten action. Don’t forget to check out the BTN TV schedule for lacrosse, as well as the BTN Plus live streaming schedule, too. Maryland Statement Dominance in all aspects of the game in Thursday’s 16-5 win at No. 4 Northwestern only solidified the Terrapins’ spot as the team to beat in women’s lacrosse. Over a three minute and six second span in the final seven minutes of
In my weekly, season-long Stick Check feature covering Big Ten men’s lacrosse, I look at the results from opening play in the conference, one specific area of improvement for Ohio State, and Michigan’s overall athleticism. Don’t forget to check out the BTN TV schedule for lacrosse as well as the BTN Plus live streaming schedule, too. Conference powers hold serve The much-anticipated start to Big Ten lacrosse conference competition finally kicked off this past weekend. All of the ‘favorites’ prevailed. Hopkins withstood a four-goal Rutgers run in the third quarter to come back and win 9-7. Ohio State rebounded from a loss to