Another Big Ten tourney is in the books, as the conference took the Big Apple by storm in what proved to be an exciting tourney with twists, turns ... and a surprise winner in No. 5 Michigan. Here is the best of the 2018 Big Ten tourney.
Ohio State won the 2018 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, behind three individual champions, to defend its crown Sunday in East Lansing, Michigan. The Buckeyes finished with 164.5 points, ahead of runner-up Penn State (148).
No. 3 Purdue is headed to the Big Ten tourney title game to play No. 5 Michigan after a 78-70 win vs. No. 7 Penn State on Saturday night.
This one took your breath away in what was the best game yet in the Big Ten tourney. Plucky Penn State, a No. 7 seed, took down No. 2 Ohio State, 69-68, to advance to the semifinals. It was the third time this season that the Nittany Lions toppled the Buckeyes.
This will surprise no one who watched Saquon Barkley during his decorated Penn State career: The electric running back and likely early first-round pick of the 2018 NFL Draft was the talk of the NFL Combine on Saturday.
No. 7 Penn State lives to fight another day following a 65-57 win vs. No. 10 Northwestern. And the Nittany Lions did it even though it shot 36 percent and was without key big man Mike Watkins, who is out for the entire tournament with injury.
In partnership with NYC Parks, BTN yesterday opened the new-look Triborough Bridge Playground B after its first significant renovation in over 20 years, complete with a custom court design by Brooklyn-based artist Mark Paul Deren (MADSTEEZ). The art, representing colors from all 14 Big Ten universities and incorporating Deren’s signature “M,” was painted on freshly laid asphalt to accompany the two new basketball hoops installed. To open the court, BTN hosted a youth clinic put on by the trainer for numerous NBA All-Stars, Chris Brickley, and former New York Knicks forward, Big Ten Player of the Year and Indiana Hoosier,
On Wednesday, the Big Ten hockey coach’s participated in a teleconference with members of the media to preview the 2018 Big Ten Men’s Hockey Tournament. Audio from each coach is posted here.
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With the Big Ten regular season in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to hand out some awards. It was a season dominated by three schools: Michigan State, Purdue and Ohio State. And those three schools dominate my postseason awards.