The Big Ten has always been home to legendary coaches, and Tom Dienhart lists the best he's seen since 1990.
We're putting numbers through the old cruncher today, with a big assist from @BTNStatsGuys! A few stats for each team to help you sound like an expert:
In its first home game since Joe Tiller’s death, the Purdue football team will have several tributes to the legendary coach, 74, who died last weekend, when it hosts Minnesota on Saturday. Purdue will hold a moment of silence prior to the national anthem and don Tiller-era helmets, accompanied by a tribute sticker, to single out a couple of the tributes. See the full list of the tributes in the tweet below. Full list of Joe Tiller tributes planned at #Purdue on Saturday. pic.twitter.com/5AzIoRKjI8 — GoldandBlack.com (@GoldandBlackcom) October 4, 2017 Minnesota will honor Tiller, as well. The #Gophers will be
The Big Ten basketball season is just around the corner, and BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart decided to offer some preseason predictions. See his predicted order-of-finish and preseason All-Big Ten teams inside.
College basketball season is officially upon us. To some, the start of the season came in the form of the FBI’s investigation into the numerous improprieties, which will affect the game for years to come. For coaches and players, particularly those in the Big Ten this year, the season started a long time ago. With an early start to conference play this season – Dec. 1, to be exact – let’s get ahead of the conversation and think about how this changes the approach, on a day-to-day basis. My initial thought is that the shift in the start of conference
Listen in to the Big Ten football coaches teleconference here, with audio provided for each of the 14 coaches in the conference ahead of Week 6.
Every week during the 2017 football season, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart makes his Big Ten game predictions. See Dienhart's Week 6 picks inside, plus select your winners.
Week 6 is filled with seven games, six Big Ten contests and one non-league title. And there are two marquee contests: Wisconsin at Nebraska and Michigan State at Michigan. Penn State’s trip to Northwestern drips with intrigue, too.
Penn State and Wisconsin roll on, while Maryland, Michigan State and Nebraska are upwardly mobile in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
The Big Ten lost one of its most innovated, influential and beloved coaches with the passing of Purdue’s Joe Tiller, who was 74. Tiller forever changed the face of Big Ten football upon being hired at Purdue in 1997, showing a wide-open offense could be a success in the black-and-blue Big Ten.