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Is the NCAA Losing Its Identity?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Gregg S. Lipman

I would strongly urge the NCAA to take back some branding equity building control and start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.

Spartan Statement

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Gary Harris scored 17 points and Derrick Nix had 14 to help No. 8 Michigan State rout No. 4 Michigan 75-52 on Tuesday night, th...

Wisconsin Upsets Michigan In OT Thriller

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | Sports

MADISON, Wis. — Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tie-breaking 3 with less tha...

No. 3 Michigan Holds On In Overtime

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke made nearly every shot they took from 3-point range in the second half. When that somehow wasn't ...

No. 2 Indiana Upset

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Ryan Evans had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Traevon Jackson added 11 points as Wisconsin upset No. 2 Indiana 64-59 on T...

Illini Crush Buckeyes In Blowout

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 01.06.2013 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Brandon Paul scored 19 points and No. 11 Illinois bounced back from a tough loss in its Big Ten opener to beat No. 8 Ohio State 74-...

College Basketball: Big Ten Spotlight on Michigan and Nebraska

Carl Berman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Sports
Carl Berman

The Big Ten has certainly been the class of the NCAA in the early season, holding the top spot in the conference RPI rankings, while placing three teams in the top 10 and six teams in the top 25.

Nebraska QB Scrambles... For 76-YARD TOUCHDOWN

Posted 12.02.2012 | Sports

Not much went right for Nebraska in the Big Ten Championship game on Saturday night as Wisconsin scored three touchdowns in each of the first three qu...

What Did We Learn From 2012 ACC-Big Ten Challenge?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

Don't take the last two nights of college basketball for granted. In a few years, the annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge isn't going to look like the ACC-Bi...

COURT RUSHING TIME: Miami Stuns Michigan State

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The Michigan State Spartans have battled early season injuries, and Wednesday night's loss was part of the healing process. Wit...

Minnesota Drops FSU In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton could only envy Minnesota's Tubby Smith on Tuesday night. Hamilton expected his team would ...

No. 3 Michigan Holds Off No. 18 N.C. State

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke had 18 points and 11 assists, and No. 3 Michigan held off a late rally by No. 18 North Carolina State in a 79-72 victor...

Expansion By Big Ten May Bring Small Payoff

Nate Silver - FiveThirtyEight | Posted 11.21.2012 | Sports

Maryland accepted an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference on Monday. Rutgers did the same on Tuesday, expanding the conference’s roster to 14 t...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.20.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Monday Night Football: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick won his first career start as San Francisco easily beat Chicago 32-7.

Rutgers Follows Maryland

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — As the Big East was being picked apart, Rutgers was looking for a way out and a new place to show off a football program that...

Maryland On The Move

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 01.19.2013 | Sports

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Choosing to look toward the future rather than honor the past, Maryland joined the Big Ten on Monday, bolting from the Atlan...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York
Len Berman

New England crushed Indianapolis yesterday 59-24 but tight end Rob Gronkowski broke his arm.

Show Maryland The Money

Sports Illustrated | Posted 11.19.2012 | Sports

The University of Maryland's Board of Directors will decide Monday whether to defect from the ACC to the Big Ten. If Maryland decides to leave, Rutger...

Buckeyes Face a Different Look Against Nebraska

Jim Lodico | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports
Jim Lodico

The Buckeyes will also see both mobility and passing skills in quarterback Taylor Martinez that they haven't seen yet this season.

PSU Opens Big Ten With Blowout Win

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Matt McGloin threw for 211 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Penn State to a 35-7 win over Illinois Sa...

Northwestern Football: Chicago's Big Ten Team Is Open For Business (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.17.2012 | Chicago
Chris Gentilviso

Five years ago, Northwestern football and home-field advantage were far from synonymous. Now in 2012, that picture is a faint memory. Visiting fans instantly know that Chicago's Big Ten Team is open for business, with football at the center of its sales pitch.

Boston College Looks For Redemption Against Northwestern

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

Boston College (1-1, 0-1 ACC) at Northwestern (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) Date: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 Time: 3:30 p.m. ET Place: Ryan Field (Evansto...

Penn State and the Illusion of Success

Mark Axelrod | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports
Mark Axelrod

Penn State may regain its national prominence and establish itself as the football power it once was and regain the integrity that everyone thought it had in the first place. In the meantime, let's give a little love to Kevin Wilson and the Hoosiers.

Ohio State Eliminates Michigan In Big Ten Semis

AP | By CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 03.10.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jared Sullinger scored 24 points to help No. 7 Ohio State defeat No. 10 Michigan 77-55 on Saturday in the Big Ten tournament semifinal...

Wisconsin Downs Indiana In Big Ten Tourney

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 05.09.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Rob Wilson's timely shooting put Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan at the head of his class. Wilson scored a career-high 30 points, leadin...