Next in the way of Kentucky's perfect season: Frank the Tank and his fun-loving band of Wisconsin teammates.
On Friday, Frank Kaminsky, the 7-footer who anchored Wisconsin’s run to a second straight Final Four, was the runaway choice as The Associated Press’ player of the year. Kaminsky and his team also practiced at Lucas Oil Stadium, and we’ve posted some of the best photos from USA Today. This season, Kaminsky averaged 18.7 points and 8.0 rebounds while shooting 54.9 percent from the field and 41.5 percent from 3-point range as the Badgers ran up a 35-3 record and won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles. Read more here. Want more galleries? We got ’em.
Who has the best shot to get to the title game: Wisconsin or Michigan State? How do you defend Duke big man Jalil Okafor? Thoughts on Iowa QB Jake Rudock going to Michigan? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes on those reader questions and more in this week's mailbag. Read on.
In Thursday's Big Ten links, we take a look at a number of basketball and football stories. Wisconsin looks loose headed into the Final Four. Michigan State shares some things in common with last year's NCAA champs. Maryland's Melo Trimble is staying at Maryland. Christian Hackenberg is refocusing at Penn State. Read all that and more in this post.
Frank Kaminsky needs no introduction. The Big Ten Player of the Year has a game that makes people take notice. Here's a fun look at how Kaminsky became a star.
For the eighth time—and the first since 2005--the Big Ten has two Final Four teams. BTN.com sat down with BTN analyst Jess Settles to preview Saturday's national semifinals.
It's no secret that the Wisconsin Badgers are a fun group that is filled with a bunch of engaging personalities. They showed it again in a press conference Tuesday.
First, there was Tom Brady jumping off a cliff, and now there’s DeAndre Levy taking a walk on the wings of a biplane. [ MORE: Video: J.J. Watt sings about stadium food on tonight’s “New Girl” ] It’s safe to say two of the Big Ten’s top NFL players are enjoying their offseasons – not to mention scaring fans of their teams and schools. The former Wisconsin linebacker was recently in the Pacific Northwest, in Sequim, Washington, where he took a ride on a biplane. Levy, entering his seventh season with the Detroit Lions, was strapped in and standing on
You’ve seen J.J. Watt sacking quarterbacks and catching touchdown passes on TV, you’ve seen him dancing on TV, and you’ve seen him doing interviews on TV. [ MORE: Video: DeAndre Levy takes wing-walk on biplane ] Tuesday night, you’ll see Watt singing on TV. The former Wisconsin star and current Houston Texans’ all-world defensive end will guest star as himself on tonight’s “New Girl,” and the role includes singing about stadium food. “I’m fake bad-singing,” Watt says in the video above, “but I’m a bad singer anyway, so I fit right in.” The storyline, according to FOX, has Watt getting
With both Wisconsin and Michigan State in the Final Four, BTN travels its studio team to Indianapolis for extensive coverage.