It wasn’t a big shock to hear that Nebraska’s Terran Petteway is declaring for the draft. “I want to start off by thanking the city of Lincoln and state of Nebraska for all of the love and support that you guys have shown me over the last three years,” Petteway said in a statement. “This is a bittersweet moment for me because Lincoln has become a second home to me, but in the same instance has helped me grow as a man and ballplayer, and I love y’all.” It’s a tough blow for a Cornhusker program that’s coming off a
Nebraska's Terran Petteway said Friday he hasn't been himself on the basketball court lately because he's worried about his mother, who is undergoing treatment for cancer in Texas.
Nebraska coach Tim Miles pulled off another epic photobomb. Check it out inside!
The Big Ten's top player? We all thought it was Frank Kaminsky before the season started, and nothing's changed nearly two weeks into the season.
Sporting News columnist and BTN contributor Mike DeCourcy posted Sporting News’ 2014 preseason All-Americans on Wednesday. The Big Ten has one first-team honoree. It’s got to be Wisconsin big man Frank Kamsinsky, right? Nope, it’s Michigan State star Branden Dawson. Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker and Nebraska’s Terran Petteway check in on the second team, while Kaminsky, the conference’s preseason player of the year, lands on the third team. The third-team honor for Kaminsky is a bit surprising, if for no other reason than he was named AP preseason All-America on Tuesday. That said, Dekker and Petteway on the second team make
The 2014 NBA Draft is hardly in the rearview mirror, but now it’s time to take a super-early look at the Big Ten’s top 2015 draft prospects. Who is the top prospect? BTN analysts Stephen Bardo and Shon Morris have different answers. See Bardo and Morris’ top 5 2015 prospects in this post. [ MORE: Seven former Big Ten stars selected in 2014 NBA Draft ] STEPHEN BARDO 1. Caris LeVert, Michigan. Big guard who can play three positions, including point guard. Ability to shoot, pass, break down defenders off bounce, rebound, and defend makes him a first-round lock. 2.
The Big Ten has suffered some big attrition when it comes to players leaving early for the NBA Draft as Ohio State’s LaQuinton Ross, Indiana’s Noah Vonleh, Michigan State’s Gary Harris and Michigan’s Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III all declared. Michigan’s Mitch McGary still is weighing his options. If he bolts, it will leave another gap to fill. On top of that, stars like Roy Devyn Marble of Iowa, Adreian Payne of Michigan State and Tim Frazier of Penn State are departing seniors. Who’s left? Who will be the front-runners for Big Ten Player of the Year in 2014-15,
Well, it’s that time again—time to highlight all of our correct predictions, and whitewash all of the things we got wrong! See our Big Ten Geeks Josh Reed and Mike Portscheller wrap up the regular season and hand out hardware in this post. Josh: I’ll start. Boy, what a great prediction it was to say Michigan had a bigger upside than Michigan State. That was a fairly unpopular call at the time, as most were more than willing to just hand the hardware to the Spartans. But the Wolverines just returned too many sophomore minutes to ignore. I really believe
Nebraska secured perhaps the best win ever at Pinnacle Bank Arena when it took down the Badgers last night. The Huskers got 26 points from each of Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway, the latter of which is making a push to be included on the All-Big Ten 1st team. Judging from the tone of Tim Miles’ postgame speech to his team, it sounds like Nebraska thinks it’s in the Dance. VIDEO: Our cameras were in @Huskers locker room for @CoachMiles' postgame talk to @HuskerHoops. WATCH – http://t.co/afLZCAQqH8 — Nebraska on BTN (@BTN_Nebraska) March 10, 2014 Right now, the crowd seems
There’s a different name atop my Big Ten Player of the Year Tracker for the third time in as many weeks. Entering the final week of the regular season, it’s Michigan’s Nik Stauskas coming in at No. 1, a spot held by Nebraska’s Terran Petteway and Iowa’s Devyn Marble the previous two weeks. Agree? Feel free to tweet your nominee my way, @BTNBrentYarina. [ MORE: View Stephen Bardo’s latest Big Ten Power Rankings ] 1. Nik Stauskas, Michigan – 48%, 17.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 3.5 apg. Stauskas put up a Stuaskas-like line of 21 points, three rebounds and four assists