Here’s something you don’t see every day: Bo Ryan interrupted Mark Turgeon’s postgame press conference Tuesday night. Turgeon was talking to the media about No. 14 Maryland’s win over No. 4 Wisconsin, and point guard Melo Trimble, in particular, when Ryan walked behind him. Here’s what happened next: Ryan: “I was just going to say, we have a flight to catch. We’ve got classes tomorrow.” Turgeon: “Oh, OK, it’s all you, man; it’s all you, man.” Ryan: “They were supposed to get me, and I was waiting, and they didn’t get me. Thanks, Mark.” Then, before Ryan fielded questions, he
No. 4 Wisconsin was stuck in Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning after its plane had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday night because of an engine malfunction.
Dez Wells scored 26 points, and No. 14 Maryland held off fifth-ranked Wisconsin 59-53 Tuesday night, ending the Badgers' 10-game winning streak and ruining their bid to clinch a share of the Big Ten regular-season title.
So, @BadgerFootball, the Wisconsin football team’s Twitter handle, posted a terrific video Tuesday afternoon. As you can tell, it’s a vintage Chris Farley video. In it Farley, playing his popular character “Matt Foley,” tells recruits why they should go to Wisconsin. Farley’s pitch? “If you don’t go to the University of Wisconsin, you’re gonna end up eating government cheese and living in a van down by the river!” This is great stuff. Also: Look at how much Camp Randall Stadium has changed. Please welcome the #Badgers' newest recruiting coordinator, Matt Foley. #SNL #ChrisFarley http://t.co/XyLHBqdVAj — Badger Football (@BadgerFootball) February 24,
Big Ten faculty, administrators and student-athlete representatives met this week to further discuss the importance of keeping education central to the mission of intercollegiate athletics.
Two weeks remain. Wisconsin can clinch its first Big Ten title since 2008 this week, and it will face a couple of stiff challenges, traveling to Maryland and hosting Michigan State.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles to release his latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See who makes his top 10 in this post.
Welcome to the penultimate week of Big Ten basketball. And it could be the week that Wisconsin wraps up its first league regular-season title since 2007-08.
Bracketologists Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com each has eight Big Ten teams in the field. For what it's worth, no conference has more than that.
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.