BTN today announced its 2018 Spring Championships schedule, beginning with coverage of the Big Ten Women’s Golf Championship at 5 p.m. ET on Monday, April 30. The following week, the Big Ten Men’s Golf Championship will air on Monday, May 7, at 5 p.m. ET. TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio, will serve as the home to the women’s competition, while the Baltimore Country Club in Baltimore, Md., will host the men. Michigan State earned its seventh women’s Big Ten Championship last year, while Illinois took home its third consecutive men’s title and eighth in the past nine seasons in
BTN today announced its 2018 coverage of Big Ten men’s and women’s lacrosse, televising at least 28 games, including six postseason matchups, and streaming approximately 30 other games on BTN Plus. Additional regular season events may be added to the schedule at a later date. Men’s television coverage begins on Saturday, Feb. 17, when Stony Brook visits No. 16 Penn State at 2 p.m. ET. Highlighting the remainder of the schedule are five appearances by reigning national champion and No. 2 ranked Maryland, including a matchup against No. 9 Notre Dame on Saturday, March 3, at 11 a.m. ET. BTN
Big Ten Network and FloSports, a subscription-based streaming sports platform, today announced a four-year agreement which includes the distribution rights to more than 1,000 non-televised Big Ten Conference events. The events, which were previously exclusive to BTN Plus and range from basketball to ice hockey, will now be available through FloSports’ sport-specific subscription channels such as FloWrestling, FloTrack and FloVolleyball. FloSports is a digital content provider based in Austin, Texas, with a network of 25 verticals covering a range of sports, including basketball, football, wrestling, track, volleyball, gymnastics and swimming. The verticals include sport-specific live streams, documentaries, breaking news and
In a battle between two strong Big Ten men’s lacrosse teams, Maryland stood tall against Ohio State and won 9-6 to take home the program’s first NCAA championship since 1975. It also gave Maryland the rare pair of lacrosse titles in 2017 as Maryland’s women’s team also won an NCAA title on Sunday. Maryland’s men had lost in the NCAA title game nine times before this win. Their last title victory? It was a 20-13 win over Navy in 1975. On Monday, Ohio State opened the scoring to lead 1-0 but Maryland’s defense proved to be too much for the rugged Buckeyes,
The Maryland women's lacrosse dynasty continued Sunday as the Terps won their third national championship in four seasons with a 16-13 victory over Boston College.
The No. 3-seeded Ohio State men's lacrosse team came back from a five-goal third-quarter deficit to top Towson, 11-10, Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium to advance to their first NCAA title game. They'll face fellow Big Ten squad Maryland, which won a 9-8 thriller of its own Saturday to advance to its third straight title game.
The top-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team topped Big Ten rival Penn State, 20-10, to advance to Sunday's national championship game. The Terrapins, who advance to their fifth straight NCAA final appearance and 21st all time, will play Boston College.
The NCAA men's and women's lacrosse tournament national semifinals are next week in Boston, and the Big Ten will be well-represented.
The NCAA men's and women's lacrosse tournament brackets were released Sunday night, and a total of seven Big Ten teams will be vying for the national championship. View both brackets in this post.
The top-seeded Maryland men's and women’s lacrosse teams swept the 2017 Big Ten Tournament, as the men defeated Ohio State 10-9 on Saturday and the women downed Northwestern 14-6 in the title game on Sunday.