The court at State Farm Center will be named “Lou Henson Court,” the school announced in a press conference Monday. [ MORE: Like this post? View our full Gone Viral section ] Henson, 83, went 423-224, including 214-164 in Big Ten play, in 21 seasons (1975-76 to 1995-96) in Champaign; he’s best known for guiding the 1988-89 Illini, appropriately nicknamed the Flyin’ Illini, to the 1989 Final Four. See a picture of the new State Farm Center court design in the tweet above. And watch @IlliniMBB‘s tribute to Henson in the video below.
Indiana AD Fred Glass announced Tuesday that IU Athletics has extended its apparel agreement with adidas for eight years through 2024.
The Michigan football team will wear an all-white road uniform in its final season with adidas, according to thewolverine.com senior editor Chris Balas. The Wolverines, who will switch to Nike’s Jordan brand in 2016, usually wear a white jersey and maize pants on the road. The team has yet to confirm the new uniform. A nod to the team’s 1974 road uniforms, Balas reports that first-year head coach and former Michigan quarterback Jim Harbaugh requested the design. It’s a nice look, one few Michigan fans figure to dislike. Adidas has struggled with Michigan’s road uniform in recent years, especially in
Just last month, the University of Michigan announced that it had reached an agreement in principle with Nike to become the Wolverines’ official athletic footwear, apparel and equipment provider to 2027, with an option to extend the deal to 2031. Thursday, in the video above, Michael Jordan welcomed Michigan football to the Jordan Brand, making the Wolverines the first college football team outfitted by the Nike brand. “I want to welcome my first football team to the Jordan family,” Jordan said in the @Jumpman23 video. “Go Blue.” Michigan’s basketball programs will also be outfitted by “Jumpman” Jordan Brand gear. According
My BTN.com colleague Brent Yarina is at the top of the list when it comes to reporting on updated Big Ten uniform designs. While Brent handles the uniform designs, I have taken it upon myself to be our “shoe guy,” a role I am more than happy to have. Last month, I came up with an ideal shoe for every Big Ten basketball team. Now, it looks like we have some more news regarding Big Ten shoes. Champs Sports, via Nike, posted a photo today of the new “Week Zero” college football shoe designs, which will hit the market tomorrow.
First look at the home white uniforms that the #B1GCats will wear during the upcoming 2015-16 season. #PoundTheRock #Northwestern #underarmour A post shared by Northwestern Basketball (@numensbball) on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:12am PDT The Northwestern men’s basketball team will have new uniforms for the 2015-16 season, the team announced Tuesday. [ MORE: Get all of the latest Big Ten uniform news ] Under Armour is updating the Wildcats’ design for the first time since completely overhauling the team’s uniforms prior to the 2012-13 season, its first as the team’s outfitter. The makeover is a subtle one, with the biggest
IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal donned an Ohio State-themed helmet to victory lane in the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, on Sunday afternoon.
There's no better time than media days to take a look at all of the new Big Ten designs we'll see on the field this fall. Take a look at all of the announced changes inside.
IndyCar driver Graham Rahal will be easy to spot this weekend in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section ] That’s because the New Albany, Ohio, native will be sporting the sweet Ohio State-themed helmet pictured above. The helmet is inspired by the design Ohio State wore in the inaugural College Football Playoff, complete with the championship trophy decal on the back. “It is beyond awesome,” Rahal told dispatch.com. Catch Rahal, and his “awesome” helmet, in the Honda Indy 200 at 1:30 p.m. ET Sunday on CNBC. Read more
A new college football season is about to start. Before your Big Ten team kicks things off, here's a look at all of the number changes since last fall.