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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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FORMER BIG TEN PLAYERS AND COACHES SET TO COMPETE IN SUPER BOWL

FORMER BIG TEN PLAYERS AND COACHES SET TO COMPETE IN SUPER BOWL

Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference will be well-represented on Sunday, Feb. 2, in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Thirteen former student-athletes and nine coaches with conference connections appear on the rosters of the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks.       Eleven Big Ten schools will be represented among [...]

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B1G Media Days: Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio

B1G Media Days:  Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio

THE MODERATOR: Joined by Mark Dantonio. COACH DANTONIO: Great to be here again. This is our seventh year here as a staff, I guess I would say. I always consider our staff as one. But 2012 was the year I think of the inches that we didn’t come up with and the year sort of [...]

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B1G Media Days: Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke

B1G Media Days:  Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke

THE MODERATOR: We’re joined by Brady Hoke. COACH HOKE: First off, I know we’re all excited that you’re all here and you took the opportunity to travel up here and it’s really an honor and a privilege to represent the University of Michigan and the team 134. We’ve got 12 days until fall camp, look [...]

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B1G Media Days: B1G Commish Jim Delany

B1G Media Days:  B1G Commish Jim Delany

THE MODERATOR: We’re joined by Commissioner Jim Delany. COMMISSIONER DELANY: Good afternoon. It’s nice to be here as we approach our 118th college football season in the Big Ten. I’d just like to make some introductory comments. We pride ourselves on our tradition and also our ability to respond to contemporary challenges through innovation. Examples [...]

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