That was a fun run! The Big Ten put two teams in the Final Four for the first time since 2005 and played in the national final for the second time in three years. Relive our NCAA tourney coverage. And, here are some of our favorite Big Ten NCAA tournament photos, courtesy of @USATsportsImage.
Big events always bring out the best in sports photography, and we expect Monday night’s NCAA Final Four championship game between Duke and Wisconsin to be no exception. Have a look at the best shots from the game. Also, check out these previous photos galleries.
In Saturday’s second Final Four semifinal, Wisconsin handed Kentucky the Wildcats’ first loss of the year. Check out the best photos from the game. Also, check out these previous photos galleries.
We pulled the best photos from the Michigan State-DukeFinal Four semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday. Have a look at some really great photography. Also, check out these previous photos galleries.
The Big Ten’s first spring game is in the books, and it was the Blue Team topping the Maize Team, 7-0, in Michigan’s annual event Saturday afternoon at Michigan Stadium. Watch video highlights and interviews here! Get our favorite USA Today Sports photos from the spring game below:
No. 4-ranked Maryland women’s basketball is making the Terrapins’ first back-to-back Final Four appearance in school history, and they took to the court at the Amalie Arena in Tampa to practice Saturday. Have a look at some of these photos from the day before Maryland takes on No. 1 Connecticut Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET. Want a few more galleries? Use these links below.
On Friday, Frank Kaminsky, the 7-footer who anchored Wisconsin’s run to a second straight Final Four, was the runaway choice as The Associated Press’ player of the year. Kaminsky and his team also practiced at Lucas Oil Stadium, and we’ve posted some of the best photos from USA Today. This season, Kaminsky averaged 18.7 points and 8.0 rebounds while shooting 54.9 percent from the field and 41.5 percent from 3-point range as the Badgers ran up a 35-3 record and won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles. Read more here. Want more galleries? We got ’em.
Michigan State took to the floor at Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday in preparation for Saturday’s Final Four semifinal against Duke. Find more photos in our galleries section.
For the ninth time in program history, Michigan State is headed to the Final Four. The Spartans outlasted Louisville, 76-70, in overtime Sunday afternoon to win the East Region final.
Big Ten regular season and postseason champ Wisconsin is headed to the Final Four for the second consecutive season. Just like last year, the Badgers topped Arizona in the West Region final, this time in regular and this time by a 85-78 ledger.