The 2016 NBA Lottery is Tuesday night, which got us thinking about recent Big Ten lottery picks. There’s been a dozen from the Big Ten in the last 10 drafts, none higher than Ohio State’s Greg Oden (No. 1; 2007); three Big Ten names have gone No. 2 (Evan Turner, 2010; Victor Oladipo, 2013; D’Angelo Russell, 2015). A couple more Big Ten lottery factoids: Indiana and Ohio State pace the conference with four lottery picks apiece since 2006. The 2013 draft was the most fruitful lottery for the Big Ten, with three picks. See all of the Big Ten lottery
Remember when Caleb Swanigan flipped from Michigan State to Purdue? He now has declared for the NBA draft but took time to reflect on his switcheroo.
Minnesota landed a new athletic director in Mark Coyle and he's got work to do. Also, Jim Harbaugh announces some more satellite football camps and this time he's taking the Wolverines overseas. Catch up on these stories and more in Thursday's news digest.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart and Sean Merriman debate which Big Ten player in this year's NBA Draft would you want to start a franchise with?
If a Big Ten men's basketball coach was to fly with the Blue Angels, Nebraska's Tim Miles would be at the top of the list. Miles did just that Tuesday afternoon, taking a quick ride in the Nebraska sky.
The list of players invited to the 2016 NBA Draft Combine has officially been released, and a total of 12 former Big Ten standouts appear on the 63-man list. Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell is also listed as an alternate. The combine is set to take place on May 11-15 in Chicago. Here is the list of the 12 Big Ten players invited to participate in the event, along with a look at their projected draft stock and a current NBA comparison. The 2016 NBA Draft rules allow underclassmen players to go through the pre-draft process all the way through the combine. Those
The search is on for a mascot at Illinois. Spike Albrecht talks about coming to Purdue. Looks like one Big Ten QB will redshirt. And here's another reason for Michigan State football players to carry a chip on each of their shoulders. And what's going on over at the Big 12 Conference? Catch up in Thursday's Big Ten news digest.
The Rutgers University Department of Athletics, in partnership with Nike, unveiled an updated brand and identity system at the annual R Awards.
Transfers have become ubiquitous in college sports in recent years, especially in basketball.
MICHIGAN BASKETBALL RELEASE — University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Tuesday, May 3) sophomore forward Kameron Chatman requested and was granted his release from the university and plans to transfer for his final two seasons of eligibility. “Kam is a wonderful young man with the potential to mature into a fine college player,” said Beilein. “We have enjoyed coaching him over the past two years and wish him nothing but the best.” “I honestly don’t think I could have had a more quality life experience than I did in Ann Arbor,” said Chatman. “I am