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NYC Madison Square Garden to Host Regular Season B1G Hockey & Basketball from 2016 through 2019

NYC Madison Square Garden to Host Regular Season B1G Hockey & Basketball from 2016 through 2019

ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference announced today (Tuesday, Dec. 9) an extensive agreement with Madison Square Garden to feature the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament in New York City for the first time in 2018, along with men’s basketball and hockey doubleheaders hosted by the legendary arena from 2016 through 2019 and a [...]

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2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Headed to New York City

2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Headed to New York City

2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Headed to New York City       Rosemont, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference announced today an extensive agreement with Madison Square Garden to feature the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament in New York City for the first time in 2018, along with men’s basketball and hockey doubleheaders [...]

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Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors Approves Enhanced Concussion Protocols

Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors Approves Enhanced Concussion Protocols

Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors Approves Enhanced Concussion Protocols   Conference regulation of concussion protocols to include reporting requirements,   disciplinary action for non-compliance and a higher level of accountability for institutions       ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) held its annual December meeting in Indianapolis on Sunday, December [...]

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Big Ten Football Sets Single-Season Attendance Record

Big Ten Football Sets Single-Season Attendance Record

Nine conference schools post increased average attendance,   including Big Ten newcomers Maryland and Rutgers       Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference set a new single-season record for total attendance during the 2014 football season with 6,359,218 fans attending home games. In addition, nine Big Ten schools produced increases in average attendance, [...]

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Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors Statement

Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors Statement

Rosemont, Ill. — The Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) held its annual June meeting today at the Big Ten Conference office and issued the following statement:       The Big Ten COP/C discussed a variety of important topics during its annual June meeting, while taking part in an open house and tour of [...]

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B1G Conference Announces 2014 Big Ten Baseball Tournament Bracket

B1G Conference Announces 2014 Big Ten Baseball Tournament Bracket

Eight-team tournament begins on Wednesday, with Indiana carrying the field’s top seed       ROSEMONT, Ill. – The conference office announced the 2014 Big Ten Baseball Tournament bracket on Saturday, with Indiana securing the top seed after winning the Big Ten Championship. This year’s tournament will feature an eight-team field for the first time [...]

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BIG EAST AND BIG TEN ESTABLISH GAVITT TIPOFF GAMES TO BEGIN IN 2015

BIG EAST AND BIG TEN ESTABLISH GAVITT TIPOFF GAMES TO BEGIN IN 2015

NEW YORK – The BIG EAST and Big Ten Conferences have announced the establishment of the Gavitt Tipoff Games, an annual early-season series of eight men’s basketball games played between the two conferences and named in honor of Dave Gavitt, founder of the BIG EAST and basketball visionary.       The Gavitt Tipoff Games [...]

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BIG TEN ANNOUNCES 2014 MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTSEASON HONORS

BIG TEN ANNOUNCES 2014 MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTSEASON HONORS

Michigan’s Stauskas named Big Ten Player of the Year ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten men’s basketball All-Conference teams and individual award winners were announced on Monday, with Michigan’s Nik Stauskas earning Big Ten Player of the Year honors from the conference’s coaches and a media panel. Michigan head coach John Beilein claimed Coach of [...]

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BIG TEN ANNOUNCES SELLOUT FOR 2014 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

BIG TEN ANNOUNCES SELLOUT FOR 2014 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Rosemont, Ill. – For the second consecutive year, the conference office announced that the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament is officially sold out. The 2014 event is scheduled for March 13-16 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The City of Indianapolis and Bankers Life Fieldhouse play host to the 2014 Big Ten Men’s and Women’s [...]

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Michigan State’s Aerial Powers Named B1G Freshman of the Week

Michigan State’s Aerial Powers Named B1G Freshman of the Week

Freshman of the Week Aerial Powers, Michigan State F, Detroit, Mich./Detroit Country Day Helped Michigan State to victories over Wisconsin and nationally ranked Purdue last week, averaging 15.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists Finished with 12 points on 62.5 percent shooting and six rebounds in 29 minutes in a home victory against the Badgers [...]

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