Happy Mother’s Day to every Big Ten mom!
Michigan claimed its ninth straight Big Ten regular-season softball crown Saturday afternoon.
Michigan State is the defending Big Ten champ, coming off the program’s first College Football Playoff appearance. The 2015 season marked the fifth time in the last six years that MSU won double-digit games. And the program has played in major bowls each of the last three seasons.
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Jim Harbaugh’s debut was a smashing success. He inherited a 5-7 team from Brady Hoke and turned it into a 10-3 squad that punctuated the season with a domination of Florida in the Citrus Bowl.
Chris Ash arrived at Rutgers from Ohio State and immediately went to work to build up the Scarlet Knights program. With spring football behind him, he talked with BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart about the challenges ahead. “We are at the bottom of the Big Ten looking up,” Ash said. “We are on ‘The Hunt.'”
The 2016 Big Ten Men’s Lacrosse semifinals kicked off Thursday evening on BTN. Connor Kelly scored a career-high four goals and Matt Rambo added three goals and two assists to lead the Terrapins to an impressive 16-9 win over Penn State in the first game. Adam Charalambides scored five goals as No. 2 Rutgers defeated No. 3 Johns Hopkins 14-12 in the second semifinal.