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BTN today announced the launch of an all-new BTN2Go, the number one sports destination for Big Ten fans and alumni, featuring immense user personalization, new school-specific video content, improved social features and integrated tools such as school emojis to enhance the fan experience. With the new and improved BTN2Go, users can now enjoy a hyper-personalized experience where they’ll always be in the know on the latest and greatest with their favorite school. With BTN2Go, fans will now have instant access to original video content direct from both their favorite athletic department and BTN, curated key social content and quick access
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For the second straight year, Northwestern and Ohio State shared the Big Ten Championship in women’s golf after shooting a three-round total of 12-under par 852 in the 2016 Big Ten Championships at The Fort Golf Resort. Due to the Big Ten’s tiebreaking procedures, the Wildcats earned the conference’s automatic berth to the NCAA Championship. The Wildcats and Buckeyes were followed by third-place Purdue (859), and Illinois and Wisconsin, which tied for fourth-place with a team score of 862. Purdue’s August Kim won the individual Big Ten title, shooting a 9-under-par 207 (69-71-67). Ohio State’s Katja Pogacar finished second (208),
Illinois claimed its seventh Big Ten title in the last eight years after shooting an event record 838 in the 2016 Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships at Victoria National. The crown marks the Fighting Illini’s 14th in program history, and it gives them the automatic berth to the NCAA tournament. Illinois’ team score bests the previous standard of 842 set by Ohio State in 2004. The Fighting Illini were followed by second-place Iowa (851), third-place Maryland (866), and Michigan and Michigan State, which tied for fourth place with a team score of 867. BTN will debut coverage of the Big
Golf is a game of the elements. The rolling hills. The wind. Sand traps. Water hazards. For the U.S. Golf Association (USGA) and the University of Minnesota, these features are also fundamental to a new academic partnership aimed at making the sport more enjoyable — and accessible — for all. The two organizations recently announced a five-year agreement that will use the university’s Les Bolstad Golf Course as a canvas for a wide range of projects that draw on disciplines from agriculture to engineering to management. “As professors, we have to have our places where we conduct our research —
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
After an exciting comeback victory over UCLA to advance to the Final Four, Fighting Illini Men’s Golf fell to USC in the Semifinal round of Match Play at the 2015 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships. The Trojans took the match 3-1-1 to advance to the Final round. The Illini have qualified for NCAAs in each of the past eight seasons, and conclude this year with eight tournament victories, the most for any Illini team in program history. “We had probably the greatest season in Illinois Golf history this year,” head coach Mike Small said. “We finished second here two years ago,