| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:51 PM
After a victory that was as emotional as it was exhausting, Illinois coach John Groce compared his team's efforts to that of Seabiscuit's valiant match-race upset of War Admiral in 1938.
"It was his heart," Groce said Thursday after beating Michigan...
| Mar 3, 2015
After a perfect conference record in its first season in the Big Ten, the No. 4 Maryland women's basketball team received a handful of individual honors Monday night. Most notably, Brenda Frese was named Big Ten Coach of the Year in separate voting...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 6:27 PM
Former Chesterton swimmers Blake Pieroni and Aaron Whitaker made a huge impact in the Big Ten Championships at the University of Iowa over the weekend.
Pieroni, competing for Indiana, shared Freshman of the Year honors with Michigan's Evan White, who...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:50 PM
CHAMPAIGN --Illinois got back on track with some emphasis.
The Illini broke a three-game losing streak with an 86-60 victory against Northwestern on Saturday night at the State Farm Center.
Their 14 3-pointers on 28 attempts was two shy of tying...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:55 PM
When a college athletics conference introduces a new sport, it usually takes a while to get up to speed and compete on a national level. Not Big Ten women's lacrosse. It went from 0 to 60 in an instant.
With the two most successful programs in the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:10 PM
Usually quiet, stoic and measured, Nazareth lineman Jack Shutack relaxed for a bit Tuesday.
He donned a Rutgers hat, signed his national letter of intent and cracked jokes with his six fellow Roadrunners also solidifying their college choices in...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:05 AM
TV/radio: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday; BTN, WMVP-AM 1000.
Records: Northwestern 10-11, 1-7 Big Ten; Nebraska 12-9, 4-5.
Fred Mitchell's quick look: The Wildcats have dropped seven in a row and have not won since Dec. 30 at Rutgers. Each of NU's last six losses...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Too close to call. That's the slim margin for error in Big Ten basketball.
Not even Wisconsin's Badgers, clearly the class of the conference, can afford to relax. Witness that lowly Rutgers is reponsible for their only league loss.
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:30 AM
As Maryland begins the second half of its first Big Ten season Wednesday against Penn State, we are going to take a look at the individual performances of the players and the coaching of Mark Turgeon to see which way they are trending and what each has to...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:40 PM
The grind of a college basketball season and the grit of the Big Ten Conference had seemingly caught up with 19th-ranked Maryland in recent weeks.
Going into Wednesday night's game against Indiana, the Terps had lost badly on three straight road trips,...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 10:55 PM
It's been 30 years since a women's basketball team from the Big Ten went undefeated over 18 conference games. Fifth-ranked Maryland is halfway there in its inaugural season and showing it's by far the class of the conference after having beaten three of...