Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan was named a finalist to be considered for election in the Class of 2015 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, as announced Saturday at NBA All-Star Weekend. “I’m extremely humbled and honored just to be mentioned with the other names on the nominee list,” Ryan said. “The Hall of Fame holds so many revered legends of basketball and many of the individuals who originally sparked my love for the game.” Hall of Fame finalist recognition is a career highlight for many in the sport of basketball. This year’s list includes six elite players,
Happy Valentine’s Day, Big Ten fans! Hope you’re staying warm and ready for a day of some Big Ten basketball. There are two games today, including No. 21 Ohio State at rival Michigan State at noon ET on ESPN. What a perfect day for the two teams to meet, too, as it features Marc Loving (Ohio State) and Denzel Valentine (Michigan State). In the other game, Penn State hosts No. 19 Maryland at 8:30 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go. Before the games tip off, check out some of our favorite Big Ten Valentine’s Day tweets. First off, let’s take a quick
Can you feel it, ladies and gentlemen? March Madness is quickly approaching!
The Big Ten has some intimidating venues. Loud crowds, suffocating environments, blaring pep bands. Just watch the video clip from one of the Big Ten's newest member schools in this post. So, which school has the best home-court advantage in the Big Ten?
This week on a new episode of "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2015" meet Indiana’s spectacular sophomore Troy Williams, learn how Minnesota senior Maurice Walker got in better shape, and go behind the scenes with the Maryland student section known as "The Turgeonites.” The show airs Sunday at 9:30 p.m. ET.
In Fridays Big Ten links, we take a closer look at Illinois OT win over Michigan. Plus, what does Purdue need to do to make the men's tourney? And here's an an update on Penn State and their sanctions. Take a spin around Friday's headlines in the Big Ten
Michigan freshman Aubrey Dawkins threw down a thunderous one-handed dunk against Illinois on Thursday.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer tweeted out a photo in honor of the 74 records Ohio State broke or tied this season. Check it out in this post!
BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman take a look at the past five Big Ten freshman classes and compares them to some of the top newcomers in this year's class from a statistical standpoint.
This week your questions include "What does Wisconsin need to do to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tourney?" "Will Nebraska men's basketball make it to the NCAA tournament again?" and "How about Iowa’s Fran McCaffery as Big Ten Coach of the Year?" among others. Our senior writer's answers are in this post.