Ohio State shut out Rutgers 4-0 and Maryland advanced after beating Indiana 3-2 on penalty kicks after two overtimes in the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament semifinals held Friday at Ohio State. Both winners advance to Sunday’s championship, which airs live at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday. Here’s a look at the tournament to date. First round No. 9 Penn State def. No. 8 Michigan State, 2-1 (OT) Quarterfinals No. 2 Indiana def. No. 7 Wisconsin, 1-0 No. 3 Maryland def.. No. 6 Michigan, 5-2 No. 4 Rutgers def. No. 5 Northwestern, 2-0 No. 1 Ohio State def. No. 9. Penn State, 1-0 (OT)
BTN will air both Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament semifinal matches live on Friday from Ohio State, and both game are also available on BTN2Go. At 1 p.m. ET, top-seed Ohio State faces Rutgers before No. 2 seed Indiana faces Maryland at 3:30 p.m.. The Big Ten’s tournament central page at BigTen.org has lots of information, including how the bracket has played so far. Follow @socceronbtn for in-game updates and video highlights, too. Friday’s winners advance to Sunday’s championship, which also airs live on BTN and BTN2Go. Here is the link to watch Sunday’s match. Friday’s matches are below. 1 p.m.
The Big Ten announced the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament bracket on Wednesday, with Ohio State earning the No. 1 seed after clinching the outright Big Ten Championship with a 3-1 win over Michigan on Wednesday. The title marks the fourth for the Buckeyes, and their first since 2009. The tournament champion will earn the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. Last season, Maryland won the Big Ten Tournament title. Michigan State earned the No. 8 seed in the tournament, and will take on No. 9 Penn State in the first round on Saturday, Nov. 7, in
BTN will provide extensive coverage of the 2015 Big Ten fall championships and tournaments, including live broadcasts and streams of the Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament and Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tournaments, as well as delayed coverage of the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships. BTN’s women’s soccer tournament coverage* will begin with Illinois at Penn State on Nov. 1 at 3 P.M. ET. Live coverage of the semifinal round will begin at 3:30 P.M. ET on Friday, Nov. 6, with the second game to follow at 6 P.M. ET. The championship game will air live
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