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Big Ten Announces Football Preseason Honors

Big Ten Announces Football Preseason Honors Three returning All-Americans, eight former All-Big Ten selections highlight this year’s list ROSEMONT, Ill. – An outstanding mix of veteran talent and rising stars make up the sixth annual Big Ten Conference football preseason honors list that was announced Monday in conjunction with the start of Big Ten Media […]

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Spartan Denzel Valentine Named BIG TEN JESSE OWENS MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Michigan State men’s basketball player Denzel Valentine was named the 2016 Big Ten Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday. Valentine is the third Michigan State player to win Male Athlete of the Year accolades, after ice hockey standout Ryan Miller claimed the honor in 2001 and […]

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Big Ten Basketball Leads Nation in Attendance for 40th Straight Year

Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference led the nation in men’s basketball attendance for the 40th consecutive season according to figures released by the NCAA. The Big Ten recorded an average attendance of 12,555 patrons per game, including home games and all seven sessions of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament. In addition, the […]

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Michigan State’s Allen and Burt Earn Big Ten Medal of Honor

Spartan duo joins elite company as part of 102nd Big Ten Medal of Honor class ROSEMONT, Ill. – As the Big Ten continues its celebration for the 102nd class of the Big Ten Medal of Honor, Michigan State announced that Jack Allen of the football team and women’s gymnast Lisa Burt have been named the […]

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Several Spartan Student Athletes Noticed by the B1G With Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award

Several Spartan Student Athletes Noticed by the B1G With Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced that 781 students competing in intercollegiate athletics have earned the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award. The list includes students from every institution and 38 different sports who have recorded a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year.       The […]

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Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced Rosemont, Ill. – Wisconsin, Maryland, Michigan State and Purdue are the top four seeds in the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, the conference office announced on Sunday night. The 18th annual event will be contested from March 11-15 at the United Center in Chicago, and will feature […]

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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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