“There’s a lot of change coming,” Bob Bowlsby says.
“Things are different and expectations of student-athletes are different,” Mike Slive said.
Through the good and bad, Tim Beckman cherishes each moment in dream position.
SEC coaches are crying foul as coaches from the North help coach (recruit) at camps down South.
The Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.
Rutgers just can’t get out of its own way.
If you add schools out East, you need to embrace the region. And the Big Ten has already.
Maryland will hold a two-day celebration to commemorate its move.
The Big Ten has sent 18 teams to the Final Four in the last quarter century but has just one champion.
Illinois’ athletic department ranks in the lower one-third of the Big Ten in donor contributions.
Some state lawmakers seem to want to play the role of Big Ten commissioner, and have taken steps to study the feasibility of having another Illinois college join the conference.
Picked to finish last in the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers have the NCAA Tournament in their sights.
Somewhat miraculously, Illinois and Indiana have climbed into NCAA Tournament contention.
College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.
Wins often equate to power in sports, but that’s not all.
Chris Emma breaks down the Big Ten in his weekly college basketball power rankings.
Ohio State has righted itself, but Michigan and Michigan State still remain on top.
Illinois needs a pick-up from Aaron Cosby, Ahmad Starks and Darius Paul next fall.
Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald says he’s “really excited” about his class.
Buckle up, Illini fans. And, well, Bucky up, too. Because, remember, this isn’t going to be a smooth ride.