Wisconsin will be the next Big Ten school to make a major apparel move. The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced a long-term partnership with Under Armour during a press conference on Friday afternoon. Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank announced a new 10-year partnership, which is set to begin July 1, 2016. Under Armour will exclusively design and supply the footwear, apparel and accessories for training and game-day uniforms for all 23 of the University’s men’s and women’s varsity athletics teams. “The University of Wisconsin is an institution built on the highest values of academic excellence,
Are you a fan of Big Ten football in-game video highlights? How about interviews from your favorite Big Ten basketball coaches? If so, we’ve got you covered, with our new BTN YouTube page. In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights, interviews and features on our YouTube page, which can be seen here! When a huge play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com video editors will post and share the video right after they happen. Looking for your favorite play from Week 1 of the season, but don’t want to scroll
CHICAGO – BTN will offer its most extensive fall sports coverage ever in 2015, with over 250 men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and field hockey games streamed through BTN Plus on BTN2Go to complement the network’s on-air schedule. More than 107 men’s and women’s soccer games will be available on BTN Plus. The men’s squads from Michigan State (No. 9), Maryland (No. 13) and Indiana (No. 14) all reside among the preseason top 15, while the women’s teams at Penn State (No. 6), Wisconsin (No. 14) and Rutgers (No. 24) take their place in the preseason top 25. The first
The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and
Kelsey Amy was the 2012 Big Ten offensive player of the year in field hockey at Penn State and in addition to working at Nike, she also designs custom shoes. Watch our feature and see her artistic talent at work.
In Friday's Big Ten links, we look at what one NFL expert says about Devin Gardner's NFL chances. Plus, Penn State is down one quarterback while Indiana added an impressive wide receiver. Read about all of that and more in this post.
Three Big Ten teams will compete in the NCAA Field Hockey Tournament, it was announced on Sunday night. Maryland, Northwestern and Penn State earned berths to the 16-team tournament, with all three teams opening play on Saturday, Nov. 15. [ MORE: View the official interactive NCAA bracket ] Maryland is making its 27th NCAA Tournament appearance, including its 20th straight, dating back to the 1995 season. The Terrapins garnered the No. 2 overall seed in the tournament, and will host the Princeton-Monmouth winner in the opening round. Maryland won the outright Big Ten Championship in its first year in the
The third-seeded Northwestern field hockey team claimed its first Big Ten Tournament title Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 win over top-seeded Maryland at Phyllis Ocker Field. With the victory, Northwestern (16-6, 6-2 Big Ten) earned the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats’ Lisa McCarthy put Northwestern ahead, 1-0, with a goal in the 25th minute. The Terrapins’ Sarah Sprink tallied the equalizer in the 27th minute, before Northwestern’s Isabel Flens provided the game-winning goal in the 41st minute. Dominique Masters completed the game’s scoring in the 63rd minute. The NCAA Selection Show will be live on
The 2014 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament continued Friday in Ann Arbor. [ MORE: View the MGoBlue.com official tournament page ] The championship game will be played on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. That game will air live on BTN & BTN2Go. No. 1 seed Maryland 1, No. 4 seed Penn State 0 The top-seeded Maryland field hockey team beat fourth-seeded Penn State, 1-0 Friday in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals at Michigan’s Phyllis Ocker Field. The Terrapins (18-2, 7-1 B1G) won their 13th straight game to advance to the Big Ten championship game Sunday afternoon. No. 3 seed Northwestern
The 2014 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament started Thursday in Ann Arbor. [ MORE: View the MGoBlue.com official tournament page ] The tournament picks up again Friday. In Game 5, Maryland plays the Game 2 winner at 1 p.m. ET. In Game 6, it’s the game 3 winner against the Game 4 winner at 3:45 p.m.. Winners advance to play Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. All three of those games air live on BTN & BTN2Go. Game 1 — No. 1 seed Maryland 5, No. 8 seed Ohio State 0 The second-ranked Maryland field hockey team (17-2, 7-1 B1G) rolled