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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The 2016 ESPY Awards took place Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The annual awards ceremony was filled with memorable moments, including a touching speech from TNT analyst Craig Sager, who was honored with this year’s Jimmy V award. In honor of the ESPY Awards, I went ahead and made up a Big Ten-themed award list of my own, honoring the top performances of the past academic sports year in Big Ten athletics. Here is what I got. Did I miss one? Tweet me your thoughts, @BTNSean. All opinions welcomed! BIG TEN AWARD WINNERS Best Male Athlete: Denzel Valentine, Michigan State
Including the phrase “the leaders and best” in your school’s fight song is a pretty bold move. But when it comes to Michigan, it’s not just idle boasting. From its winged helmets to “The Big House,” from Fielding Yost’s “Point a Minute” football teams to Tom Brady and Charles Woodson, the university’s athletics have always stood out. And Michigan excels in many other areas, too — auto engineering, alternative energy and adaptive technologies, to name a few. These LiveBIG stories demonstrate how Michigan continues to be among the “leaders and best” in many important respects: For Michigan professor, computer science
If you’re a subscriber on BTN Plus, you know that BTN Student U is the leading production branch of BTN’s Big Ten Olympic Sports coverage. These crews produce more than 1,000 live events each year. Student U cultivates real world experience for more than 500 students per year with events that stream live on BTN2Go or air on delay on BTN. Our team went ahead and compiled some of the best moments from 2015-2016. Have a look in the video above. BTN Plus programming includes non-televised games and events like these on BTN2Go with a purchase of a BTN Plus subscription.
Following its 15-14 overtime victory against fifth-seeded Brown in Saturday’s NCAA semifinals, the Maryland men’s lacrosse team advanced to Monday’s national championship game.
TERPS WIN!!! No. 1 #Terps beat No. 4 Syracuse, 19-9, to advance to Sunday's NCAA title game! #FearTheTurtle pic.twitter.com/IaPGQnZwi9 — Maryland Women's Lax (@MarylandWLax) May 28, 2016 Maryland’s women’s lacrosse team is moving on to the NCAA championship. Taylor Cummings, Taylor Hensh and Megan Whittle each scored four goals as the Terps defeated Syracuse 19-9 in a NCAA semifinal matchup on Friday night. Zoe Stukenberg added three goals, while goalie Megan Taylor had seven saves in the win. With the victory, No.1-ranked Maryland will take on No. 2 North Carolina at noon ET on Sunday in the NCAA championship game.
Following its 18-3 victory over Massachusetts in Sunday’s NCAA quarterfinals, Maryland’s women’s lacrosse team secured its eighth straight Final Four appearance.
The #NittanyLions are advancing to their 10th NCAA Semifinal! #WeAre #PennState #ThisIsB1G #NCAAWLAX pic.twitter.com/bt2C47QqXE — Penn State Lacrosse (@PennStateWLAX) May 21, 2016 PENN STATE RELEASE — The unseeded and 11th-ranked Nittany Lions women’s lacrosse team is off to its first NCAA Semifinals since 1999 with an 8-4 victory over seventh-seeded and No. 14-ranked Penn on Saturday at Penn State Lacrosse Field. “It was an awesome win for our program and just an awesome day in general,” said head coach Missy Doherty. “Our defense just played out of their minds today. They were stopping their main threats. I was so proud
FINAL: Maryland 13, Syracuse 7 Terps are back in the Final Four for the 3rd straight season!!#BeTheBest — Maryland Lacrosse (@TerpsMLax) May 21, 2016 BIG TEN RELEASE — Top-seeded Maryland advanced to its third straight NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Final Four on Saturday after posting a 13-7 win over eighth-seeded Syracuse in the quarterfinals. The Terrapins, who improved to 16-2 on the season with the win, will take on either Brown or Navy in next Saturday’s national semifinals at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Maryland led 7-3 at the half and tallied six second-half goals to claim the 13-7 victory. Matt