The new court at Welsh-Ryan Arena is down, and it looks great. The team's new videoboard also impresses.
Former Iowa defensive coordinator Norm Parker, 72, died in January, and the Hawkeyes will honor the longtime defensive coordinator in 2014 with a “Norm” decal on the back right of their helmet. Parker, who joined the Hawkeyes in 1999, retired after the 2011 season. See all of the latest Big Ten fashion trends: Under Parker, the 2011 AFCA Assistant Coach of the Year and 2004 and 2005 Frank Broyles finalist, the Iowa defense ranked among the top 10 nationally in rushing defense five times and in the top 10 in scoring defense three times. In 2010, Iowa was fifth nationally
Four former Big Ten standouts have one of the top 25 best-selling NFL jerseys. Who leads the way? Find out inside.
Notre Dame will wear its latest Shamrock Series alternate uniform Sept. 13 vs. Purdue, and Under Armour and the team unveiled the design Tuesday afternoon. See the new uniform the Fighting Irish will wear vs. the Boilermakers at Lucas Oil Stadium in this post. Our Shamrock Series game uniform for 2014 is here! pic.twitter.com/lfP7ZZrSQC — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) August 19, 2014 Here they are: #NotreDame's Shamrock Series Under Armour uniforms for 9/13 vs. #Purdue pic.twitter.com/UCCVY4c1zy — Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) August 19, 2014
Minnesota unveiled a new alternate helmet during BTN Live’s visit Saturday. The gold lid, with a maroon “M,” facemask and stripe down the middle, was on our set for Saturday night’s show. The helmet also features the school’s “Ski-U-Mah” cheer on the front and back of the stripe. See the helmet in this post. Get the latest Big Ten fashion designs: A new look in 2014! #Gophers #BrickByBrick http://t.co/w9KCTYz15K pic.twitter.com/aHd7tealCp — GopherGridiron (@GopherGridiron) August 16, 2014 More pics we took. pic.twitter.com/KCi5k0O14j — Gopher Equipment (@GopherFBEquip) August 16, 2014 This is a nice compliment to Minnesota’s primary matte maroon helmet, debuted prior
Michigan State and Ohio State fans have a new way to show off their school pride. Nike is selling eight college logo shoes, in school colors and with the school logo on the tongue, and last year’s Big Ten title game participants are featured. See a picture of the Nike Lunar TR1 “Week Zero” shoes in this post. Get the latest Big Ten fashion designs: Nike selling logo shoes for these eight colleges pic.twitter.com/WiU0oFsrKT — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) August 15, 2014 According to ftw.usatoday.com, the shoes will be available Aug. 27. The cost? $120. The Buckeyes and Spartans are just two
Kickoff is fast approaching. To help count down the days to Aug. 28, the BTN.com team is discussing one topic every day. Think of it as our countdown to kickoff. Today’s topic: East best uniform? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina’s picks in this post. See our other countdown features: Tom Dienhart: Maryland. Wild? Garish? Loud? Offensive? So what? I love the togs that the Terps wear. Think of Maryland as the “Oregon of the East” when it comes to attire. The kids love it. And, that’s really all that matters, right? Right. *** Sean Merriman: Maryland. From
Kickoff is fast approaching. To help count down the days to Aug. 28, the BTN.com team is discussing one topic every day. Think of it as our countdown to kickoff. Today’s topic: West best uniform? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina’s picks in this post. See our other countdown features: Tom Dienhart: Nebraska. I just like the classic simplicity of the “N” helmet, which is iconic. Too conservative for you? Well, the school has introduced some alternate looks to spice things up. Still, the iconic basic red jersey and white pants are difficult to top. *** Sean Merriman:
Michigan football will sport new uniforms when it takes on Penn State on Oct. 11 under the lights in Ann Arbor. The program revealed the new look on Friday evening with the following Twitter post. We say it. We live it. Now, we wear it. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/7Jff9jrKHi — Michigan Football (@umichfootball) August 9, 2014 Shortly after that, the uniforms were presented to the team on a video screen during a team meeting. Watch the team reaction here: The last time the Wolverines wore an alternate uniforms was in the 2013 Outback Bowl vs. South Carolina. Check out our latest Clothes Call
The Ohio State men’s basketball team is in the Bahamas playing exhibition games, and it’s doing so in a new alternate uniform. See pictures of the design in this post. See our latest on Big Ten uniform designs: The @OhioStateHoops team photo prior to tip. pic.twitter.com/whfwtAHDxm — Dan Wallenberg (@OSUADAthComm) August 7, 2014 Team @OhioStateHoops uniforms for competition in the Bahamaa pic.twitter.com/vUGm532y8E — Dan Wallenberg (@OSUADAthComm) August 7, 2014 Not a bad practice court, right? A little team walk thru @Atlantisresort style in the Bahamas. Final game tonight at 7pm EST #GoBucks pic.twitter.com/nZeVEaGBKW — OSU BASKETBALL (@OhioStateHoops) August 8, 2014