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7:00 PMDenver at Michigan St.Watch
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Smile! Nebraska's basketball coach takes group photo

During Thursday’s Big Ten Basketball Media Day, first-year Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles had a playful moment with the press. He took out his phone and took a panoramic photo of the media in the room, then posted it to the Internet via his Twitter account @CoachMiles. See the picture and the tweet in the rest of this post. Miles told reporters, “My daughter is 12 and she taught me this funky thing.'” He then proceeded to take the photo by scanning the crowd with his phone. “You guys can all write home and tell all the kids that

Cody Zeller

First Four: Big Ten stars answer four questions

During Thursday’s Big Ten Basketball Media Day, I went around and asked one player from all 12 teams the following questions: 1. Toughest Big Ten road venue? 2. Favorite Big Ten player to watch? 3. Best Big Ten uniform? 4. Favorite Big Ten road trip? The players’ answers were anonymous, and the only rule was that they couldn’t use their school for any answer. See the winners, plus a couple sample quotes, in this post. [RELATED: See Yarina’s preseason All-Big Ten teams | And Dienhart’s] Toughest Big Ten road venue Indiana – 8 Michigan State – 2 Iowa – 1

Taylor Martinez

Debate it: Choose 1 QB to lead a late drive

Three Big Ten quarterbacks led game-winning drives in the waning moments last Saturday. Two of the names – Taylor Martinez and Denard Robinson – were no big surprise, but the other, and perhaps most impressive, one – Kenny Guiton – sure was. That got’s Tom Dienhart and Brent Yarina thinking: If your team needs a game-winning drive, which Big Ten quarterback would you pick? See their answers in this post. Tom: That’s easy: Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez. He may not have the best arm in the Big Ten (that may be Matt McGloin). And he may not be the best

Michigan's Trey Burke

Player Rankings: No. 2 Trey Burke’s Brent Yarina’s 2012-13 preseason Big Ten Player Rankings is down to the final two players. Catch up on the first eight installments here. Each post includes player stats and one video highlight from the 2011-12 season. Once the season tips off, Yarina will release a weekly Player Rankings every Monday. Up next, at No. 2: Michigan’s Trey Burke. THE COUNTDOWN No. 10: Jared Berggren, Sr., Wisconsin No. 9: Branden Dawson, So., Michigan State No. 8: Keith Appling, Jr., Michigan State No. 7: Drew Crawford, Sr., Northwestern No. 6: Aaron Craft, Jr., Ohio State No. 5: Tim Frazier, Sr., Penn

Tailgate 48 at Michigan

'Tailgate 48' details Michigan's big weekend

Our “Tailgate 48″ team spent last week in Ann Arbor leading up to the big game against Michigan State and the show airs tonight at 6 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go.  Don’t forget each week that the TV show spotlights a few great Big Ten fan tailgating photos (see the latest on now). Get your photo considered by tweeting it to @BigTenNetwork and use the hashtag #tailgate48. Before we get into this week’s show, let’s review where we’ve been so far this season. Look back at the highlights from our stops in Indiana, Purdue, Penn State, Michigan State, Iowa, and

Michigan State Spartans men's basketball head coach Tom Izzo answers questions during the Big Ten media day at Crowne Plaza. Mandatory Credit: Reid Compton-US PRESSWIRE

Watch Thursday's Basketball Media Day live online

Big Ten basketball fans, get ready to watch Thursday’s Big Ten Basketball Media Day live online via the Big Ten Digital Network for free. We’ll be streaming live the press conferences for both the men’s and women’s coaches. Both events start at 9 a.m. ET and run up to about noon. On Thursday morning, Use this link to get to the men’s event and use this link to watch the women’s event. Later Thursday we’ll have archived video available in our video gallery. Also, senior writer Tom Dienhart and editor Brent Yarina will file reports to

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Buckeyes, Ducks to play in 2020, 2021

Ohio State and Oregon agreed to a home-and-home football series with games to be played in 2020 in Eugene, Ore., and in 2021 in Columbus.’s Tom Dienhart says “This is a beautiful thing,” in his Wednesday Big Ten Links, and our crew from #BTNLive” broke it down on Tuesday night’s show. What do you think? According to, the Buckeyes and the Ducks have met eight times previously, including in the 2010 Rose Bowl game, a 26-17 Ohio State win. The first meeting between the teams came in the 1958 Rose Bowl, a 10-7 Ohio State win. All six

Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller (5) spins away from Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive tackle Chase Rome (97) at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-US PRESSWIRE

Reader mail: Our expert takes on your questions

What about all these big hits on Ohio State’s Braxton Miller? Does Michigan’s offense need to shake it up?  Is Wisconsin really better than Penn State right now? The readers have great questions, and I have my answers in this week’s mailbag. Read what I’ve got this time and add your question at the bottom of this post for next time. In the past couple of weeks, Braxton Miller has taken some big hits. Do you think defenses are trying to take him out? – Jim I don’t think there is any intentional targeting of Miller by opponents. But I

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Where does 'Journey' spotlight shine tonight?

On Wednesday’s episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2012” at 7:30 p.m. ET we take you inside the Saturday’s Michigan State-Michigan game and track Denard Robinson quest for his first win in this heated in-state rivalry. Plus, find out why every time Minnesota wide receiver A.J. Barker takes the field, he is playing for both himself and his brother. “The Journey’ also delivers some amazing highlights just like the ones in this bonus clip from Michigan State-Michigan and another from Minnesota-Wisconsin in this post. Here’s another bonus highlight clip from our coverage of last Saturday’s games. Catch up on

Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas

Player Rankings: No. 3 Deshaun Thomas’s Brent Yarina continues to unveil his 2012-13 preseason Big Ten Player Rankings one by one. The countdown goes in reverse order, of course, and each installment includes player stats and one video highlight from last season. Once the season starts, Yarina will release a weekly Player Rankings every Monday. Up next: Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas. THE COUNTDOWN No. 10: Jared Berggren, Sr., Wisconsin No. 9: Branden Dawson, So., Michigan State No. 8: Keith Appling, Jr., Michigan State No. 7: Drew Crawford, Sr., Northwestern No. 6: Aaron Craft, Jr., Ohio State No. 5: Tim Frazier, Sr., Penn State No. 4: