It's hoops with heart in College Park.
Rachel Banham’s No. 1 jersey has a permanent home in Williams Arena. Minnesota retired the former star and current Connecticut Sun guard’s jersey in a ceremony Sunday. Banham, the Big Ten’s career scoring leader (3,093 points), the sixth-best total in NCAA history, is one of just 11 players in NCAA history to score 3,000 points. The 2016 Big Ten Player of the Year averaged 28.6 points per game as a senior, including a NCAA record-tying 60 points in a double-overtime win at Northwestern, and her 354 career 3-pointers are a program record. The accolades could go on and on. Watch
Ohio State junior Kelsey Mitchell became the fastest player in NCAA women's basketball history to score 2,000 career points Wednesday night.
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On Friday morning morning, the 14 Big Ten women’s basketball coaches held a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. You can listen to the audio from each coach right here.
BTN is the college sports fans’ home for Big Ten basketball beginning on Thursday with Big Ten Basketball Men’s Media Day. Along with media day coverage, a full lineup of basketball games and nightly studio programming, BTN has Big Ten hoops covered all season long. Thursday’s men’s basketball media day coverage starts with coaches press conferences from 9 a.m. ET to 11:30 a.m. ET, beginning with Nebraska’s Tim Miles, B1G Basketball Media Day: 2016-2017 hosted by Dave Revsine and Jon Crispin, runs from 11:30 a.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET and will feature the coaches and student athletes from each
BTN today announced the launch of an all-new BTN2Go, the number one sports destination for Big Ten fans and alumni, featuring immense user personalization, new school-specific video content, improved social features and integrated tools such as school emojis to enhance the fan experience. With the new and improved BTN2Go, users can now enjoy a hyper-personalized experience where they’ll always be in the know on the latest and greatest with their favorite school. With BTN2Go, fans will now have instant access to original video content direct from both their favorite athletic department and BTN, curated key social content and quick access
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The 2016 ESPY Awards took place Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The annual awards ceremony was filled with memorable moments, including a touching speech from TNT analyst Craig Sager, who was honored with this year’s Jimmy V award. In honor of the ESPY Awards, I went ahead and made up a Big Ten-themed award list of my own, honoring the top performances of the past academic sports year in Big Ten athletics. Here is what I got. Did I miss one? Tweet me your thoughts, @BTNSean. All opinions welcomed! BIG TEN AWARD WINNERS Best Male Athlete: Denzel Valentine, Michigan State