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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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Jack Allen Named Finalist for Rimington Trophy

Jack Allen Named Finalist for Rimington Trophy

Jack Allen Named Finalist for Rimington Trophy   Junior center was a first-team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and media.       EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State junior Jack Allen has been named one of six finalists for the Rimington Trophy, which is presented annually to the most outstanding center in college [...]

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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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Five Spartans Earn First-Team All-Big Ten Honors

Five Spartans Earn First-Team All-Big Ten Honors

Five Spartans Earn First-Team All-Big Ten Honors   Kurtis Drummond named Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year; Tony Lippett selected Richter-Howard Receiver of the Year.       EAST LANSING, Mich. – Five Michigan State players have been named to the All-Big Ten First Team and a total of 14 Spartans have received [...]

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B1G Finally Decides One Spartan Worthy of a Player of the Week Award, First time this year

B1G Finally Decides One Spartan Worthy of a Player of the Week Award, First time this year

Co-Special Teams Players of the Week   R.J. Shelton, Michigan State   So., WR, Beaver Dam, Wis./Beaver Dam   • Returned three kickoffs for a career-high 135 yards and one touchdown in Michigan State’s win at Penn State   • Recorded his first career kickoff return for a touchdown, returning the opening kickoff for 90 [...]

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Mark Dantonio Reflects on 10 Win Season While Looking Ahead to a Big Time Bowl Game

Mark Dantonio Reflects on 10 Win Season While Looking Ahead to a Big Time Bowl Game

MARK DANTONIO: Again, pretty much like I said last night, great execution by our football team yesterday, a big win, getting the 10th win, and I think the best thing to do is just take some questions. I thought our guys played very well, handled some adversity in the first half, and got it done [...]

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Scouting Report and Prediction: #8 Michigan State 9-2 (6-1) vs. Penn State Nittany Lions 6-5 (2-5)

Scouting Report and Prediction: #8 Michigan State 9-2 (6-1) vs. Penn State Nittany Lions 6-5 (2-5)

A look at this week’s opponent… The Nittany Lions are an underwhelming 6-5 (2-5) and I know several key Penn State people who have serious buyer’s remorse on new coach James Franklin. I made the statement when he was hired that it was a bad move by PSU and I am more convinced now than [...]

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The Outlook Moving Forward: Penn State

The Outlook Moving Forward: Penn State

Coming off their 45-3 win over Rutgers, the Spartans travel to State College for the season finale with the Penn State Nittany Lions at 3:30 on ABC. Offense Last week the Spartan Offense did what most expected them to against an overmatched Rutgers’ Defense.  Though the Scarlet Knights surprised a few by qualifying for a [...]

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