Wisconsin will be the next Big Ten school to make a major apparel move. The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced a long-term partnership with Under Armour during a press conference on Friday afternoon. Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank announced a new 10-year partnership, which is set to begin July 1, 2016. Under Armour will exclusively design and supply the footwear, apparel and accessories for training and game-day uniforms for all 23 of the University’s men’s and women’s varsity athletics teams. “The University of Wisconsin is an institution built on the highest values of academic excellence,
Are you a fan of Big Ten football in-game video highlights? How about interviews from your favorite Big Ten basketball coaches? If so, we’ve got you covered, with our new BTN YouTube page. In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights, interviews and features on our YouTube page, which can be seen here! When a huge play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com video editors will post and share the video right after they happen. Looking for your favorite play from Week 1 of the season, but don’t want to scroll
Did you see this Big Ten game-winner yet? In men’s soccer on BTN Plus on BTN2Go, Wisconsin’s Christopher Mueller’s drilled a last-second goal in the second overtime to give the Badgers a dramatic win over Rutgers. Hat tip to @BTNStudentU for posting the clip to Twitter as soon as it happened. Keep your eye on the clock as you watch the video above. With time winding down in double overtime and a scoreless draw looming, Mueller took one last shot at net and redirected a blast off a defender and over the goalkeeper for the score with just one second remaining.
Freshman Sebastian Elney scored a game-winning goal in overtime to help lead No. 6 Maryland to an incredible 2-1 win over No. 1-ranked UCLA on Friday night at Lugwig Field in College Park, Maryland. The Terps got on the board first when Mael Corboz scored on a penalty kick with 23:41 remaining in the second half. UCLA answered as Abu Danladi scored to tie it at 1-1 with 9:30 left. The game went to overtime and that’s when Elney headed in a Tsubasa Endoh cross and the Terps took down the top-ranked Bruins in the 96th minute. Check out the
The Big Ten Conference announced its 2015 men’s soccer preseason coaches poll and players to watch list on Wednesday, with Maryland claiming the top spot among the nine conference teams.
CHICAGO – BTN will offer its most extensive fall sports coverage ever in 2015, with over 250 men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and field hockey games streamed through BTN Plus on BTN2Go to complement the network’s on-air schedule. More than 107 men’s and women’s soccer games will be available on BTN Plus. The men’s squads from Michigan State (No. 9), Maryland (No. 13) and Indiana (No. 14) all reside among the preseason top 15, while the women’s teams at Penn State (No. 6), Wisconsin (No. 14) and Rutgers (No. 24) take their place in the preseason top 25. The first
The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and
The Penn State men’s soccer team recently held the third annual Mack Brady Clinic, and it was a ringing success. The event honors its namesake, a young Penn State soccer fan who died a few years ago from a blood infection. “It’s so wonderful to celebrate the life of Mack Brady,” Penn State coach Bob Warming said. He was energetic, enthusiastic, wonderful little boy who passed away too soon.” To remember Brady, the team hosts a camp for boys Brady’s age to play and interact with Penn State coaches and players. “That’s what this clinic is about,” Warming said. “We’re
Yesterday, John William McKenzie “Mack” Brady would have been 11 years old. The boy, whose greatest wish since he was in Kindergarten was to play goalkeeper for the Nittany Lions, was one of the most well-known fans of the soccer program at the university even as a student in elementary school. Tragically, he passed away on New Year’s Eve of 2012 due to a blood infection. To honor his memory, the team created the Mack Brady Memorial Clinic, held for the past three years on or close to his birthday. “The event is a celebration for everyone who loves soccer
Ohio State men’s soccer team advanced past Akron in a 1-1 double overtime tie after a 15-round (13-12, OSU wins) finish on penalty kicks. Get the details inside!