Big Ten Conference

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Big Ten Conference: American collegiate athletics conference
The Big Ten Conference is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States. It is based in Rosemont, Illinois. For decades the conference consisted of 10 universities, while the present conference has 14 member institutions. They compete in the NCAA Division I; its football teams compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), formerly known as Division I-A, the highest level of NCAA competition in that sport. The conference includes the flagship public university in each of 11 states stretching from New Jersey to Nebraska, as well as two additional public land-grant schools and a private university.


Big Ten, SEC, Big 12 among major college basketball tournaments cancelled amid coronavirus

Concerns about coronavirus spread have led major college basketball conferences, including the Big Ten and SEC, to cancel conference tournaments. - Published

Crazy day in Big Ten: Coach falls ill, coronavirus concerns heighten, questions linger

As games were canceled around the country, Nebraska saw its coach fall ill and leave the game during the last basketball games to played with fans. - Published

Fred Hoiberg leaves Indiana-Nebraska Big Ten tournament game

Nebraska players and coaches were unavailable for postgame news conferences. Media reports say coach Fred Hoiberg was taken to the hospital. - Published

Wisconsin gains at least a share of the Big Ten title with victory against Indiana

The Badgers fell behind by nine in the second half but rallied to win 60-56. Their Big Ten tournament seeding will be determined by two games Sunday. - Published

Starting Five: Big Ten takes center stage for the college basketball weekend

The college basketball weekend is headlined by Big Ten showdowns with Maryland hosting Michigan State plus Iowa visiting Penn State. - Published

Mel Tucker's move to Michigan State bothers one former Big Ten football coach

Gary Barnett went from the Big Ten to Colorado. Years later, the former Northwestern coach is bothered by Mel Tucker's move to Michigan State. - Published

College basketball's biggest winners and losers from another packed Saturday slate

The Kansas Jayhawks and Baylor Bears were big winners in the Big 12, while it was a tough day for Big 10 teams Maryland, Purdue and Illinois. - Published

Starting Five: Big East, Big Ten showdowns highlight college basketball weekend

Looking for the best college basketball action of the weekend? It likely will be in the Big East, Big Ten and SEC, where first place is on the line. - Published

2020 NCAA bracketology: The cluttered Big Ten is poised to send 11 teams dancing

The Big Ten is the most complex college basketball conference by far. Of the league's 14 teams, only two are out of the NCAA tournament contention. - Published

Oklahoma boosts playoff hopes after beating Baylor for its fifth Big 12 title in a row

Oklahoma stayed in College Football Playoff position by beating Baylor for the Big 12 title. The Sooners must wait on results from SEC and Big Ten. - Published

Justin Fields ready for Big Ten title game

Ohio State coach Ryan Day and QB Justin Fields talk about his knee injury and his toughness. (Dec. 5) - Published

USA TODAY Sports College football staff picks for Week 11

Week 11 in college football brings an Alabama-LSU clash and Big Ten games with Penn State-Minnesota and Iowa-Wisconsin. Staff picks every Top 25 game. - Published

Winners and losers in College Football Playoff first rankings include Big Ten and Clemson

The College Football Playoff committee released its first rankings of the seasons. There were winners and losers including the Big Ten and Clemson. - Published

Ohio State stays No. 1, but Big Ten rivals Wisconsin and Michigan fall in NCAA Re-Rank 1-130

There's another change at the top of NCAA Re-rank with Ohio State - after beating Northwestern - moving past Alabama for the No. 1 spot. - Published

Former Iowa Hawkeyes running back Derrick Mitchell Jr. killed in weekend car accident

Derrick Mitchell Jr., the Iowa Hawkeyes' leading rusher in the 2015 Big Ten championship game, was killed in a weekend car accident. He was 24. - Published

Penn State's rout of Maryland show Nittany Lions capable of making a splash in Big Ten

With its emphatic rout of Maryland, Penn State displayed that it is capable of making a splash in the Big Ten conference this year. - Published

College Football Week 5 prognostications: Ohio State is definitely on upset alert

SportsPulse: Death, taxes and Ohio State getting trounced by a random Big Ten school has become a fall tradition. As Paul Myerberg prognosticates, the Buckeyes should be on high alert against.. - Published

Ohio State rollling over early opponents

No. 6 Ohio State is surging past early opponents as a prelude to the meat of its Big Ten schedule. (Sept. 17) - Published

Nevada rallies late to stun Purdue 34-31

After trailing 24-7 at halftime, Carson Strong, the first freshman to start a season opener for Nevada since 1998, led the Wolf Pack to a 34-31 victory against Purdue for the second win against a Big.. - Published

Ryan Day bringing 'laid-back' approach as he succeeds legend Urban Meyer at Ohio State

Ohio State coach Ryan Day discussed replacing Urban Meyer and trying to find a new quarterback during his first Big Ten media day. - Published