The Big Ten in Pictures
For the ninth time in program history, Michigan State is headed to the Final Four. The Spartans outlasted Louisville, 76-70, in overtime Sunday afternoon to win the East Region final. Check out our favorite celebration photos, courtesy of USA Today Sports.
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Mar 29, 2015; Syracuse, NY, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo cuts down the net after the game against the Louisville Cardinals in the finals of the east regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Carrier Dome. The Michigan State Spartans won 76-70.
Big Ten regular season and postseason champ Wisconsin is headed to the Final Four for the second consecutive season. Just like last year, the Badgers topped Arizona in the West Region final, this time in regular and this time by a 85-78 ledger.
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Mar 28, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and film actress Olivia Munn in attendance during the 85-78 Wisconsin Badgers victory against Arizona Wildcats in the finals of the west regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Staples Center.
The 2015 Big Ten Wrestling Championships ended in a tie for just the sixth time Sunday afternoon, with Big Ten dual champ Iowa and Ohio State sharing the hardware. [ MORE: Iowa, Ohio State share championships crown ] Check out our favorite USA Today Sports photos below.
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Mar 8, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Co-Big Ten champions Ohio State receive the trophy as part of the Big Ten Championships at St. John Arena.
Cardale Jones’ run at the end of the 2014-2015 season as Ohio State’s quarterback was short but very sweet as the one-time third-string passer went 3-0 in the three biggest games of the season for the Buckeyes. He led the Buckeyes to wins in the Big Ten Football Championship, the Sugar Bowl and the CFP Championship. Jones has announced a news conference for today to reveal his decision regarding the NFL Draft, and BTN & BTN2Go will carry the event live. For now, here’s a look at some of the better Jones’ photos from those three big games.
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Jan 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones (12) goes airborne over Oregon Ducks defense during the third quarter in the 2015 CFP National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium.