The page is being turned at Ohio State, as Thad Matta is stepping down after 13 seasons as one of the most successful coaches in Big Ten history. Matta is the all-time Ohio State leader in wins (337) and games coached (460). His teams won at least 20 games in 12 consecutive seasons (2005-2016), also an Ohio State record. Now, it’s over.
Ohio State announced Monday afternoon that Thad Matta is out as the men's basketball coach. Matta, who arrived in Columbus before the 2004-05 season, led the Buckeyes to five Big Ten regular-season titles and four Big Ten tourney crowns, all while amassing a 337-123 record.
Yes, June has just begun. And air hasn’t even been pumped into footballs yet for the start of the season, which is still over two months away. But why not take a peek at an early—and I mean EARLY—projected 2018 NCAA tourney bracket now that we know which players are staying and which ones are going pro?
Now that the 2017 NBA Draft draft pool is finalized, the experts are putting out their latest way-too-early 2017-18 top 25 polls. Michigan State is a clear top 5 team in the polls we checked, while Northwestern is represented in each.
The NBA Draft is June 22 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and multiple outlets are pushing their mock drafts. Where do the Big Ten's big names fall? Have a look.
In the second episode of the BTN Podcast, Westwood One radio and BTN TV announcer Kevin Kugler joined Alex Roux in-studio to talk his best broadcasting experiences, Nebraska football, the Cubs winning the World Series and more.
How did this year's decisions by NBA Draft eligible players impact their Big Ten men's basketball teams? BTN.com's Tom Dienhart and Alex Roux have a look.
Wednesday is the deadline for players who declared for the 2017 NBA Draft, without hiring an agent, to withdraw their names and return to school. While several former Big Ten stars are off to the draft early, a handful will return to school for at least one more year.
The matchups for the 2017 Gavitt Games, held Nov. 13-17, were released Wednesday morning. The event includes eight games, all played on home courts of Big Ten and Big East teams, and is played in honor of the late Dave Gavitt.
BTN is launching a podcast that will talk all things Big Ten, hosted by BTN.com's Alex Roux. USA Today sports reporter and Michigan grad Nicole Auerbach jumped on as a guest for Episode 1.