Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
Another week is in the books, and it was another opportunity for Wisconsin to prove its case as the Big Ten's runaway leader.
Wisconsin fans will like this: Members of the football team joined the Dance Team to entertain the crowd at Sunday’s men’s basketball game vs. Illinois. [ MORE: Like this post? Get all of our favorite Gone Viral moments ] So, if you’ve ever wondered how Corey Clement dances when he isn’t doing touchdown dances with Melvin Gordon, your answer is in the video above. It was all fun for the Badgers all day Sunday. Wisconsin rolled Illinois, 68-49, to claim its eighth straight game and improve to 23-2, including 11-1 in Big Ten play. The 23-2 clip ties for the
Indiana beat Minnesota 90-71 to cap off a busy day of Big Ten hoops Sunday. James Blackmon Jr. had 24 points and seven rebounds for the Hoosiers, who made school-record 18 3-pointers.
Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan was named a finalist to be considered for election in the Class of 2015 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, as announced Saturday at NBA All-Star Weekend. “I’m extremely humbled and honored just to be mentioned with the other names on the nominee list,” Ryan said. “The Hall of Fame holds so many revered legends of basketball and many of the individuals who originally sparked my love for the game.” Hall of Fame finalist recognition is a career highlight for many in the sport of basketball. This year’s list includes six elite players,
It’s already time to begin the build toward 2015 with spring football. And, all of the Big Ten dates are in.
Can you feel it, ladies and gentlemen? March Madness is quickly approaching!
The Big Ten has some intimidating venues. Loud crowds, suffocating environments, blaring pep bands. Just watch the video clip from one of the Big Ten's newest member schools in this post. So, which school has the best home-court advantage in the Big Ten?
BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman take a look at the past five Big Ten freshman classes and compares them to some of the top newcomers in this year's class from a statistical standpoint.
This week your questions include "What does Wisconsin need to do to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tourney?" "Will Nebraska men's basketball make it to the NCAA tournament again?" and "How about Iowa’s Fran McCaffery as Big Ten Coach of the Year?" among others. Our senior writer's answers are in this post.