When the 2016 season dawned, Wisconsin’s secondary was a concern. There was just one starter back: cornerback Sojourn Shelton. And so far, he has led the way for a defensive backfield that is quickly becoming a strength in Madison.
The Big Ten takes the lid off conference action, as the league is playing nine Big Ten games for the first time since 1984. The headliner is No. 11 Wisconsin at No. 8 Michigan State (noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go).
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here.
Coming off a season in which seven Big Ten teams were selected to participate in the NCAA Tournament with three reaching the Elite Eight, BTN’s 2016-17 men’s basketball schedule will feature more than 75 conference matchups. The slate includes five Big Ten Tournament games and 10 consecutive weeks of “Super Wednesday” doubleheaders, presented by Buffalo Wild Wings. All games can be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go, BTN’s digital extension. Throughout conference play, BTN will be home to 35 games involving Big Ten teams that finished in the top 25 of the USA Today sports
Jerry Palm finally has a Big Ten team in the playoff of his latest bowl projections, slotting Ohio State No. 3 vs. No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.
The Big Ten is riding a wave entering the fourth week of the season, as Ohio State, Michigan State and Nebraska all won huge games on Saturday. Here is what Tom Dienhart is buying and selling in the Big Ten.
With Iowa suffering a stupefying defeat and big wins by Michigan State and Nebraska, my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, has a new look.
The latest college football polls were released Sunday, and the Coaches Poll features a season-high six Big Ten teams, including four in the top 10.
This was a Saturday dotted with big games and big opportunities. The results were very positive for the Big Ten on this big Saturday. At the top end of the scale were huge wins by Ohio State (at Oklahoma), Michigan State (at Notre Dame) and Nebraska (vs. Oregon).
Before we turn our attention to Week 4, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 3 Big Ten game predictions. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart went 9-2 to lead the way and move into a first-place tie.