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  1. B1G ADs know committee has tough task

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Two years ago, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith chaired the NCAA men's basketball tournament selection committee and had to explain why UAB made it into the field and Alabama did not. Telling Alabama's basketball team it missed o...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  2. B1G spring meetings Day 1 notes

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- The Big Ten's annual joint group meetings are under way as men's basketball coaches, athletic directors and others gathered Monday afternoon. The portion of the ADs' meetings most relevant to the Big Ten football blog take place Tuesday...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  3. Rutgers mess won't impact Big Ten move

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany released a statement Friday about the messy situation at future league member Rutgers, which has fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice and accepted the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti in the wake of vide...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  4. Dayne edges Brees to advance to final

    Adam Rittenberg

    You'll have to wait until Sunday to learn the complete Final Four in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. We won't test your patience that much with the Big Ten players tournament, which features top performers from the past 15 seasons. O...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  5. Big Ten players tournament, Game 2

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NCAA men's basketball tournament tips off tonight in Dayton, Ohio, but the Big Ten players tournament is already off and running. It's time to look at the second of four first-round matchups between Big Ten standouts from the past 15 seasons. As ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  6. Badgers' Herring makes Bo Ryan pay

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema might want to pick up the tab the next time he and Badgers' men's basketball coach Bo Ryan share a meal. Ryan is a little poorer today, but for a very good cause, and one of Bielema's players is a big reason why. Ry...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  7. B1G programs among most profitable

    Adam Rittenberg

    While the Big Ten hasn't secured a national championship in football or men's basketball in nearly a decade, the league isn't lacking for financial resources. The Business of College Sports blog recently broke down the 2010-11 net income for each ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  8. B1G brother is watching coaches' conduct

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten football coaches are immersed in recruiting these days, but they should pay attention to a recent incident on the hardwood. It involved Iowa men's basketball coach Fran McCaffery and a chair. Some are calling it the Fran Slam. For those...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  9. Boilers among five seeking cut of TV money

    Adam Rittenberg

    On the same day NCAA president Mark Emmert advocated greater grants given to student-athletes, a group of football and men's basketball players sent a petition to the NCAA asking for a cut of the ever-growing TV revenue pie. Players from five inst...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  10. Ron Guenther will retire at end of contract as Illinois Fighting...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois athletic director Ron Guenther announced Monday that he will retire from his post when his contract expires June 30.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  11. Michigan's explosive offense raises the bar

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan wide receiver Darryl Stonum was sitting in class Monday morning when he heard some chatter from several members of the school's men's basketball team. One of them, sophomore point guard Darius Morris, eventually leaned over. "He was li...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  12. Big Ten schools among few making profit

    Adam Rittenberg

    One key aspect of the summer expansion explosion that most people overlooked is the difficulty of entire athletic departments -- not just the football or men's basketball programs -- to remain financially stable. Multiple sources around college at...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  13. Paterno, Tressel won't attend meetings

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Penn State head coach Joe Paterno and his Ohio State counterpart, Jim Tressel, won't be attending Big Ten spring meetings this week. Paterno, Tressel and Minnesota men's basketball coach Tubby Smith are all absent. Paterno has been batt...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  14. Iowa prepared for pressure-packed 2010

    Adam Rittenberg

    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Like every other resident of this state, Kirk Ferentz watched in amazement last month as Northern Iowa shocked Kansas in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. But when the final horn sounded and Panther pandemonium began, Ferent...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  15. Big Ten talkback: Izzo vs. Tressel

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last week, I took a look at the Big Ten's top two head coaches from major revenue sports -- Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo and Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel -- and debated who's better. I also asked Big Ten fans to weigh in on...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  16. Today's Big Ten tournament games

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2010 Big Ten men's basketball tournament tips off today at Conseco Fieldhouse with three first-round games on tap. Here's a quick look at the matchups: No. 8 seed Michigan vs. No. 9 seed Iowa (ESPN2, 2:30 p.m. ET) Records...

    Blog | March 11, 2010