ROSEMONT, Ill. – Big Ten faculty, administrators and student-athlete representatives met this week to further discuss the importance of keeping education central to the mission of intercollegiate athletics.
The conference unanimously decided it would be important at this juncture to reach out to a diverse group of thought leaders in an effort to obtain as much feedback as possible to a number of important areas impacting academics on campus. Those areas include the potential establishment of a year of readiness for all sports—or select sports; student-athlete time demands; playing seasons; initial eligibility requirements; and other areas impacting academics on college campuses across the country. Knowing that matters of such impact would never be adopted unilaterally by a single conference or institution, it is important to the conference to devise a strategy and timeline that would encourage, and allow the conference to obtain, input from all. Continue reading Big Ten studying Enhancing Academics in College Sports
Hey, it was finally opening day in College Baseball. As always, opening day is full of upsets from mid-major over teams with very high expectations. Here are some of the highlights of the first day of action. Continue reading CBD Around the Horn for Feb. 13th
The Indiana Hoosiers held their annual media day on Monday featuring first year head coach Chris Lemonis. The Hoosiers are coming off a 44-15 campaign while going 21-3 in Big Ten play. They hosted a regional in Bloomington but were ousted by the Stanford Cardinal. You can check out interviews with Coach Lemonis and several players below. Continue reading Indiana Baseball holds Media Day
The Spartans will take on a host of perennial national powers, including trips out west to UCLA (Feb. 27-March 1) and Oregon (April 3-5) for a pair of three-game sets. MSU will also take on Oregon State (Feb. 14), Coastal Carolina (March 8) and Clemson (March 11) in non-conference action. Continue reading Michigan State releases 2015 Schedule
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State baseball team released its 2015 schedule, it was announced Monday. The program, which is entering its second season under head coach Rob Cooper, is scheduled to play five teams that reached the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
“We are very excited about the 2015 schedule,” said Cooper. “I strongly believe it is important to challenge our program with as tough of a schedule as possible. I believe this schedule does that, while making our program better. I hope to see Nittany Nation at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in 2015.” Continue reading Penn State releases 2015 Schedule
The Nebraska Cornhuskers held a Costume Game today in Lincoln with several of the players and coaches dressed up. The Nebraska Media Relations staff has put together a video of all the action which can be checked out below. Continue reading Nebraska holds Halloween Game
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Oct. 17, 2014) – Under the direction of head coach Joe Litterio, the Rutgers baseball program announced its 2015 schedule Friday. The slate includes 56 games overall with 24 contests against Big Ten competition.
The Scarlet Knights will host home games at Bainton Field once again, entering the season with a 13-game home winning streak, the second-longest active mark in the nation. Continue reading Rutgers releases 2015 Schedule