The Big Ten Conference men's basketball tournament has stepped out of its comfort zone, leaving the familiarity of the Midwest for the busy streets of the nation's capital.
Less than four weeks after getting the job, Tom Allen will coach his first college football game when the Hoosiers (6-6) take on Utah (8-4) in the Foster Farms Bowl on Wednesday night.
The Friday night games are being added to the conference's television agreements with ESPN/ABC and Fox.
A 3-2 start with victories over Eastern Kentucky and Nevada, along with an overtime win over Illinois on Oct. 8, gave some hope that Darrell Hazell would be given a full season to show progress.
ESPN is reportedly set to pay close to $200 million per year for the secondary media rights of the Big Ten Conference, according to a Monday morning report by Sports Business Journal.
The plan calls for a more than 66,000-square-foot addition to the football stadium.
Big Ten Conference Commissioner Jim Delany expects to announce a new media rights agreement this summer. He just wouldn't say if he expects ESPN to renew its deal.`
Consider the road for the Indiana Hoosiers. Did we say “road?’’ That should be “gauntlet.’’ You could make the case that no champion from any of the big boy conferences got a tougher trail.
Less than two months after the Hoosiers ended an eight-year bowl drought, Indiana University coach Kevin Wilson signed a six-year contract that will pay him $15.3 million.
The project is designed to upgrade the football program's out-of-date facilities and make them contemporary with the school's peers across the country.
In his first public comments since Indiana's most recent legal embarrassment, the frustrated coach apologized to fans and insisted his top priority between now and November's season opener will be getting the program righted.
Indiana University Athletic Director Fred Glass said his eyes were opened after the school hired a consultant last year for a year-long study of the school’s brand value.
Purdue football games drew an average of about 35,000 fans during home games last year, the lowest level since 1951.
Maryland and fellow newcomer Rutgers have enjoyed success on the field and at the ticket window during their inaugural season in the Big Ten.
The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly passed historic reforms Thursday that will give the five biggest conferences, including the Big Ten, the ability to unilaterally change some basic rules governing college sports.