Four of the nation’s top men’s basketball programs are in Chicago on Saturday for the CBS Sports Classic. The event, which pit Ohio State vs. North Carolina and Kentucky vs. UCLA, was played on a head-turning and attention-grabbing court design at the United Center. What made the design so unique? Each team’s logo – a rather large version of it – was represented on the floor, accounting for nearly all of the space outside of the key to the sideline on both sides. What’s more, the second “S” in the CBS Sports Classic text under each basket extends onto the
Reigning national champ and No. 5 seed Penn State is headed to its seventh Final Four in the last nine years. It will face top-seed Stanford in the national semifinals Thursday night.
Gary Andersen announced Wednesday that he has taken the Oregon State job. It was a surprising move, and one look at his players' tweets proves just that.
Ohio State is in the inaugural College Football Playoff, it was announced Sunday, and several Buckeyes players tweeted their reaction to the news. Ohio State, the No. 4 seed, will face No. 1 Alabama, the SEC champ, in the Sugar Bowl. The winner of that game will face the victor of the Rose Bowl between No. 2 Oregon, the Pac-12 champ, and No. 3 Florida State, the ACC champ. The Buckeyes, as one would one expect, were pumped to hear their favorable playoff fate. See the tweets below. We in there baby !! — EzekielElliott#⃣1⃣5⃣ (@EzekielElliott) December 7, 2014 We
According to multiple sources, Michigan has fired Brady Hoke after four seasons and a 31-20 record, including an 18-14 mark in Big Ten play. Get the top reactions on Twitter here!
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Iowa is on a bye this week, but offensive coordinator Greg Davis announced Tuesday that Jake Rudock, the starter to open the season, and C.J. Beathard, the backup who started last week’s win at Purdue, will share quarterback duties moving forward. “We feel like we have two good quarterbacks, Davis said, “and we’ll look at it in these next 11 days and then we’ll go from there.” “What you can expect is that we’ll probably play two with no set series, numbers or whatever.” Rudock started the first three games but suffered a hip injury late in the first half
In case you haven’t heard, perfect Nebraska faces reigning Big Ten champ Michigan State on Saturday night in a game many think could be a preview of the 2014 Big Ten title game. Five days before the big game, @FauxPelini and Michigan State punter Mike Sadler (@Sadler_3) had some fun to get everyone ready. @FauxPelini kicked off the festivities with this tweet, and the two went on to have a humorous back-and-forth. Get our latest Gone Viral posts: Read the interaction below: @FauxPelini yes! Sure fire way to raise awareness for punters getting benched syndrome. — Mike Sadler (@Sadler_3) September
We’ve had plenty of time to digest what we saw on the gridiron last Saturday. So, in this social media world, let’s slap a hashtag on it, OK? Get Tom Dienhart’s latest Big Ten coverage: Illinois: #cardiackids #toocloseforcomfort #thankyoujoshferguson Indiana: #terrifictevin #hugeupset #newlife Iowa: #sunshinekid #backontrack? #welcomebackoffense Maryland: #tightenthatdefense #testedinnonconference #feartheturtle Michigan: #struggling #lookslike2013 #whoistheQB? Michigan State: #firststeptowardrunningthetable #buzzsaw #bigtensbest Minnesota: #allrunnopass #needbalance #anotherunderrateddefense Nebraska: #fearameer #offensive #stillperfect Northwestern: #awinisawinisawin #workinprogress #bigplaysneeded Ohio State: #passdefensewillbetestedbycincy #improving #timetomakearun Penn State: #bigtenbigsurprise #finallyarungame #stillperfect Purdue: #improving #etlilngcomingon #defensemakingplays Rutgers: #tough #physical #resilient Wisconsin: #gordonisgreat #runningmachine #layingintheweeds About Tom Dienhart BTN.com senior writer
It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time to spotlight the best tweet from Week 4 action. The winner this week is from Maryland’s athletic handle (@umterps), which tweeted a classic celebratory tweet after winning at Syracuse. Get our latest Week 4 coverage: 🐢>🍊 — Maryland Athletics (@umterps) September 20, 2014 Well done, @umterps! As you can see by the retweets and favorites, I’m not the only one who enjoyed this. Honorable mention: The best feeling in the world!!!! pic.twitter.com/VIAzVnj6bz — Shane Wynn (@SHANEWYNN4) September 21, 2014