I examined the quarterback situations for each Big Ten East team earlier. Now, let’s scrutinize the quarterbacks in the Big Ten West.
The 2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament on BTN delivered significant audiences this past week, featuring the most-watched programming across all cable sports networks in BTN’s 12 metered markets* over four doubleheaders on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2. The average audience for the sessions, two on Thursday and two on Friday, bested competing programming on every other national cable sports network** in Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Additionally, the 2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament not only produced BTN’s largest aggregate tournament viewership ever, up 99% over the
It was a phenomenal experience being in New York City for the Big Ten Tournament, with five days of thrilling games that culminated in a Michigan title at Madison Square Garden. Here are the best moments I encountered during the week in New York City.
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).
Michigan State arrived in New York as the No. 1 seed. And the Spartans delivered on their promise by beating No. 9 Wisconsin in their opening game of the Big Ten tourney Friday afternoon.
This was a classic nip-and-tuck No. 8 vs. No. 9 game, as Maryland (8) took on Wisconsin (9). And the Badgers earned a hard-fought 59-54 win to move on to play No. 1 Michigan State on Friday.
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,
The good times are rolling for Wisconsin, which has won back-to-back Big Ten West titles and is coming off a historic 13-1 season. Credit Paul Chryst, who has gone 34-7 overall and 22-4 in the Big Ten in three seasons at his alma mater.
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.