Penn State hosted THON, the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, Friday-Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [ MORE: Watch live webcam of THON ] The 46-hour event, starting at 6 p.m. ET Friday and running through 4 p.m. Sunday, raised $13,026,653.23 for the fight against pediatric cancer, with all benefits going to the Four Diamonds Fund out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center. A year ago, THON raised a record $13,343,517.33. Congratulations to all of those who participated and donated. The Thon total is…. pic.twitter.com/NGrrvuPmGF — Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) February 22, 2015 Here’s video of several of the Penn State athletic
No. 4 Wisconsin dropped rival Minnesota, 63-53, on Saturday afternoon to improve to 25-2, which marks the best start in program history. Northwestern also stayed hot, knocking off Penn State, 60-39, to record its third straight win, the team’s longest Big Ten streak since 2011-12. Catch up on both of today’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for the latest Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls? We have those, too. And here are the latest Big Ten statistical leaders. Use the links below to track all of the day’s action. WISCONSIN 63, MINNESOTA 53: BOX
Inspired by their experiences in college and elsewhere, these Pathfinders are passing by the typical, well-trod career paths and blazing their own trails. We’ll explore the unconventional approaches these Big Ten alums are taking to work. By day, Steve Garguilo, 2009 graduate of Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, is a senior manager at Johnson & Johnson who spends much of his time on engaging and developing thousands of the corporation’s employees. But when he’s out of the office, he takes on some very unique side projects. Like racing across the steppes of Central Asia in a vehicle that’s
We have seen some monster dunks this season in the Big Ten. That prompted Tom Dienhart to ask Big Ten beat writers for their top dunker.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart ranks the top five Big Ten freshmen in the last 20 seasons.
The Big Ten has released a breakdown of conference opponents for the 2016 women’s basketball season. All 14 Big Ten teams will play a 18-game conference schedule, playing five teams both home and away and eight teams just one time. Here is a look at the conference opponents for every Big Ten team. Illinois Home: Maryland, Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State Away: Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue Home/Away: Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio State, Rutgers, Wisconsin Indiana Home: Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Rutgers Away: Maryland, Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue Home/Away: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin Iowa Home: Illinois, Maryland, Ohio State, Rutgers
There is a growing buzz around the idea to make freshmen students ineligible to play football and men's basketball, and that buzz stems from recent reports that several conferences - including the Big Ten - want to discuss the idea.
The Big Ten has released a breakdown of conference opponents for the 2016 men's basketball season. Check it out inside this post!
It was a weekend of upset sweeps as Minnesota took down No. 12 Michigan in a series sweep at Mariucci Arena and the Spartans dethroned No. 19 Penn State at Munn Arena. Watch the latest “BTN Hockey Report” in the video above. A weekend of upsets shook up the Big Ten standings. Michigan and Minnesota are now tied for first place, while Michigan State and Penn State are tied for third place. Here’s a weekend preview of all your Big Ten hockey action: *** MICHIGAN VS OHIO STATE When: Friday, Feb. 20 7:05 p.m. ET; Sunday, Feb. 22 5 p.m. ET How
Super Wednesday featured two outstanding Big Ten men's basketball games. Catch up on all the action in this post!