The Big Ten officially kicked off the 2016-17 basketball season with media day in Washington, D.C., today. Talent like Denzel Valentine, Caris LeVert, A.J. Hammons, Yogi Ferrell and Jarrod Uthoff is gone. Still, there is a lot to like about the conference, writes BTN.com's Tom Dienhart.
BTN Live announced the 2016-17 preseason All-Big Ten Team on Monday night. Wisconsin senior Nigel Hayes, the lone unanimous selection and one of three Badgers to earn accolades, claims the preseason player of the year award. Teammates Ethan Happ and Bronson Koenig join Hayes on the list. The only other team to boast multiple honorees is Indiana (James Blackmon and Thomas Bryant). View the full preseason team below. 2016-17 PRESEASON BIG TEN PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin You are looking at the 2016-17 preseason @B1GMBBall player of the Year. Also, the only unanimous selection. pic.twitter.com/5BKLDZmaXm — Big Ten
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here.
BTN is the college sports fans’ home for Big Ten basketball beginning on Thursday with Big Ten Basketball Men’s Media Day. Along with media day coverage, a full lineup of basketball games and nightly studio programming, BTN has Big Ten hoops covered all season long. Thursday’s men’s basketball media day coverage starts with coaches press conferences from 9 a.m. ET to 11:30 a.m. ET, beginning with Nebraska’s Tim Miles, B1G Basketball Media Day: 2016-2017 hosted by Dave Revsine and Jon Crispin, runs from 11:30 a.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET and will feature the coaches and student athletes from each
The Big Ten office released its Week 6 award winners on Monday morning, and it was a pair of Penn State and Purdue players claiming the honors.
As Week 7 dawns, the Big Ten still finds 11 schools in Jerry Palm’s bowl projections for CBSSports.com. Even better: Ohio State remains in the playoffs, taking on No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.
An interesting Week 6in the Big Ten, as Iowa notched what may have been a season-saving win at Minnesota, Ohio State and Michigan rolled on, Purdue showed it means business and Michigan State continued to struggle.
No movement at the top of this week’s Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. But the bottom half had a shake-up, of sorts.
Before we turn our attention to Week 7, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 6 Big Ten game predictions.
For the second week in a row, a Penn State opponent was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct following a late hit on kicker Joey Julius.