– Ohio State will be a heavy favorite to win a school-record 23rd consecutive game Saturday when it hosts Indiana. The Hoosiers are 10th in the Big Ten in rushing defense at 253.3 yards a game, meaning Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde will have a great chance to improve on the career-best 246 yards […]
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MINNEAPOLIS – An identity will be forged Saturday afternoon. Iowa and Minnesota bring similar attitudes and attributes to Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. showdown on ABC, yet neither has been tested by the grind of a Big Ten Conference schedule. This is a chance to hoist the Floyd of Rosedale Trophy and solidify reputations. “We’re going against […]
Let’s play a little word association. When I mention a football team from the Big Ten Conference, what comes to mind? The league schedule is beginning to ramp up this weekend, and we’re still looking for trends and traits. Ohio State remains the frontrunner. Purdue continues to be a punching bag. But everything in between […]
IOWA CITY – Don’t blame Jake Rudock. Yes, it was Rudock who threw the pivotal interception in Iowa’s 30-27 loss to Northern Illinois. But he had plenty of help. Dropped passes, blown coverages and special-teams gaffes all contributed to Saturday’s season-opening deflater. “When you’ve got a chance to make a play, you’ve got to do it,” […]
From UI Athletic Communications: The Big Ten Conference announced its 2014 women’s basketball schedule Tuesday. The University of Iowa women’s basketball team will play 16 conference games, including eight on Mediacom Court in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes’ conference slate begins at Indiana on Jan. 2, and concludes with the annual Big Ten Tournament, March […]
Hall of Fame, former Iowa coach emotional about another reunion.
BY USA TODAY SPORTS HOOVER, Ala. — Florida coach Will Muschamp fired a shot Tuesday afternoon at Urban Meyer and Ohio State, which recently turned in the Gators for an alleged secondary recruiting violation. “That’s really a dead issue with me,” Muschamp said at an interview at SEC media days — but then kept talking […]
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten female athlete of the year award no longer is named for the Olympic track star from Wisconsin who later acknowledged working as a prostitute. Big Ten spokesman Scott Chipman said Tuesday that Suzy Favor Hamilton’s name was removed from the award after discussions between the league and […]
Aaron White didn’t have a national name when he joined Iowa’s basketball program in the fall of 2011. But two Big Ten seasons have changed that. And White has polished his reputation even more at this week’s World University Games tryouts in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 6-foot-8 forward from Strongsville, Ohio, was named one of […]