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  Big Ten Wonk: 2004-07
Three of the Big Ten's six tournament teams were seeded in the 7-9 range, those three teams went 3-0 in the first round (against Gonzaga, Arizona, and Marquette), and every one of those three teams failed to advance past the first weekend (against UCLA, Florida, and North Carolina).
The larger point as it relates to the worth of the Big Ten, however, is that, while you may not care for the style, the conference's top teams did indeed play that style very well, losing to Florida by just seven and to UCLA by just five.
The fact that all Big Ten teams averaged between 57 and 64 possessions per 40 minutes in conference play this year means you can look at their raw numbers with little need for meddling from the likes of yours truly.
bigtenwonk.blogspot.com   (7813 words)

  Big Ten Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite the conference's name, since Penn State joined in 1990, there have been eleven schools in the Big Ten, as signified by the hidden "11" in the Big Ten Conference logo (each "1" is on either side of the "T" in "Ten").
The Big Ten is the only Division I conference to have all of its member institutions affiliated with the Association of American Universities, a prestigious collection of 60 research institutions, and leads all conferences in the total amount of research expenditures.
The Big Ten Channel is a new development, set to begin broadcasting in August 2007, "dedicated to covering both the athletic and academic content of the Big Ten member institutions on a national level".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Big_Ten_Conference   (1864 words)

 Big Ten Conference
The Big Ten Conference is a College Athletic Conference located in the northern United States, stretching from Iowa in the west to Pennsylvania in the east.
The Big Ten was founded in 1895 as the Intercollegiate Conference of Faculty Representatives.
It did not formally adopt the name Big Ten until 1988 when it was incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/Big_Ten_Conference.html   (460 words)

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The Big Ten Conference is a collegiate athletic conference located in the northern United States, stretching from Iowa in the west to Pennsylvania in the east.
The Big Ten was founded in 1895 as the Intercollegiate of Faculty Representatives.
It did not formally adopt the name Big Ten until 1984 although the name was first used informally in 1912.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/b/bi/big_ten_conference.html   (183 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Big Ten Conference
However, the University of Chicago continues its relationship with the conference as a member of the academic Big Ten.
When Penn State was added in the early 1990s, it was decided that the name of the conference would stay as the Big Ten, but a logo was adopted that made it clear that the conference has 11 teams.
The number eleven is disguised in the white areas of the traditionally blue Big Ten logo.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Big_Ten_Conference   (687 words)

 Big Ten Conference Column
As the MLB on the Hawkeyes he led the conference in tackles last season and even though he is only a junior he is the leader of the defense.
Even though I’m a Big Ten guy I have to say that I’m rooting for USC and LSU to win their games just to prove once in for all that the BCS doesn’t work, the worst thing that could happened would be for Oklahoma and Michigan to win which would bail out the system.
Northwestern is playing to get to.500 overall and in conference and bowl eligible but even if they do they would have to get an at-large bid to a bowl because the Big Ten has seven bowl tie-ins and Northwestern would be the eighth team.
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 Big Ten Conference experiencing a down cycle
In the most recent AP poll, no Big Ten team was in the top 15 and only three teams made it at all: Northwestern (16), Michigan (20) and Ohio State (21).
Conference power Michigan lost to a Pac-10 team for the second year in a row, 23-18 at Washington on Sept.8.
With parity in the Big Ten and the conference's reputation for being a grind, Spartans Coach Bobby Williams has thought about not having such a demanding non-conference schedule, but indicated eliminating Notre Dame is not a likely option.
www.post-gazette.com /sports/collegeother/20010919beast0920np3.asp   (685 words)

 Big Ten - Doc's Big Ten Conference News and Notes
Because of there being no conference title game in the Big Ten, these two teams will not meet this season, thus both could lay claim to the title with similar 8-0 conference records.
This is one of the flaws in the Big Ten and Pac-10 conferences.
The shocker in the Big Ten came in East Lansing as the double-digit underdog Spartans pounded the Gophers 51-17.
www.docsports.com /big/ten/news/week/7/2004.html   (1207 words)

 2005 Big Ten - Doc's Big Ten Conference News and Notes
Penn State has been in the Big Ten Conference for more than a decade and for the most part of their tenure, they have finished near the bottom of the conference.
The conference is still up in the air, as the only undefeated team suffered their first loss of the season.
The Big Ten Conference was shaken up this past Saturday as the top three teams in the preseason poll all went down.
www.docsports.com /big-ten-2005.html   (931 words)

 USATODAY.com - Big Ten announces new TV contract, creation of cable channel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Big Ten Channel — a joint venture with Fox Cable Networks — will carry football and men's basketball games not on ABC, ESPN or CBS and dozens of other sports contests after its launch in August 2007, Delany said.
The conference will be majority owner and has a 20-year deal with minority owner Fox to operate the channel from studios in Chicago.
While other conferences, such as the Mountain West, have regional television deals, the Big Ten Channel will be the first to offer a full-time channel to cable systems nationwide, Delany said.
usatoday.com /sports/college/2006-06-21-big-ten-tv-channel_x.htm?csp=34   (1013 words)

 Big Ten fans, Big Ten sports fans, Big 10 fans
Big Ten sports fans come to BigTen-fans.com for original Big Ten football and basketball articles, news, standings, scores and sports message boards.
Featuring a staff of writers who are Big Ten fans themselves, we offer you, the fan, an opportunity to sound off on our Big Ten message board and provide a variety of Big Ten sports resources.
While we know that Big Ten fans are some of the most loyal and dedicated sports fans in the world, we also know that with the Big Ten and the Mid-American Conference both covering most of the same states.
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 Toyminator's Big Ten Conference Preview
The Big Ten has dominated the hardcourt the past few seasons, culminating in last season's championship run by Michigan St. Unfortunately, all good things come to an end, as the Big Ten will do a little rebuilding this season.
The top of the conference still looks very good, with the Spartan program continuing its march to elite status, and a very talented Illinois team that should do more damage in the Tournament this time around.
This season's team should be competitive in the Big Ten, but it would be a surprise to see them in the Big Dance.
pages.prodigy.net /toyminator/big1000.html   (903 words)

 College Basketball Preview - Big Ten Conference - HoopsVibe
OUTLOOK: Balance is expected to be the order of the day in the Big Ten this season, as the race for the conference crown figures to involve as many as six or possibly seven teams.
MSU, owners of 10 Big Ten titles, hasn’t hoisted the league’s regular season trophy since 2001, but is coming off its sixth Final Four appearance and with the return of three double-digit scorers, the Spartans will be a serious force on both the Big Ten and national scenes.
MICHIGAN - With their dismal 13-18 record (4-12 in the Big Ten) from last season hopefully behind them, the Wolverines are the trendy pick to challenge for this year’s Big Ten title.
www.hoopsvibe.com /college-basketball/college-basketball-news/college-basketball-preview---big-ten-conference-ar23964.html   (2692 words)

 Big Ten Conference creates TV network - Sports - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Big Ten Conference yesterday announced it will partner with Fox to start its own national television network, with plans to make it available in every cable household across the country.
The move will mark the first attempt by a college athletic conference to enter the realm of network ownership, and likely will make the Big Ten the most widely exposed conference in the nation.
The Big Ten would be the majority owner of the network and would contract with Fox to produce content and distribute the channel.
www.washtimes.com /sports/20060621-014643-3100r.htm   (304 words)

 Toyminator's Big Ten Conference Preview
Last season in the Big Ten, Wisconsin won the regular season title, Illinois won the conference tournament, and Michigan State made it to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament.
Leading the way should be the Spartans, who return a number of quality guards along with the best big man in the conference, and welcome one of the most exciting freshman in the country in Shannon Brown.
In fact, the conference should be able to match last season's total of eight postseason bids, especially now that a strong Michigan team is eligible for postseason play.
pages.prodigy.net /toyminator/big1003.html   (1108 words)

 College Basketball Forum - View Single Post - 2006-07 Schedule Announcements   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The conference season will conclude with the 10th annual Big Ten Tournament, which is scheduled to take place Thursday through Sunday, March 8-11, at the United Center in Chicago.
After claiming his first Big Ten Championship in just his second year in Columbus, Big Ten Coach of the Year Thad Matta will aim to lead the Buckeyes to back-to-back conference crowns for the first time since the 1991 and 1992 campaigns.
With a 12-4 record in Big Ten play, Ohio State earned its second title in the last five years, after sharing first place in 2002, and its first outright championship since 1992.
www.collegehoopsnet.com /community/showpost.php?p=27321&postcount=137   (384 words)

 big ten conference sports | The Sports Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Big Ten Conference finished the 2003-04 campaign with 21 first...
by the Southeastern Conference, which was runner-up with five NCAA crowns, and the Big Ten, which had four...
Big 12 and Big Ten had the highest representation among NCAA DI Conferences on the 2003-04 College Sports...
www.portqasim.org /ten-sports/big-ten-conference-sports.html   (180 words)

 Parity prevalent in Big Ten conference
Freshman Brianne O'Rourke leads the Big Ten in assists and is a frontrunner for the Big Ten Freshman of the Year Award.
Purdue and No. 7 Ohio State are the class of the conference, each with one conference loss While the two are knotted together now, the Big Ten should be decided on Feb. 23, when the conference leaders meet.
The Big Ten season aside, Versyp believes it's possible to get as many as six Big Ten teams into the NCAA Tournament, a strong showing for any conference.
www.collegian.psu.edu /archive/2006/02/02-14-06tdc/02-14-06dsports-03.asp   (898 words)

 Big Ten Conference Tournament Tickets
Big Ten Conference Tournament will be held in "Chicago, IL" at the
"The Big 10 Conferences is one of the oldest in the nation.
Today, the Big Ten sponsors 25 championships, 12 for men and 13 for women.
www.eventticketsdirect.com /listings/22/71/2001/Tournament/big_ten_conference_tournament   (200 words)

 Big Ten Conference: Scouting the teams   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The skinny: The class of the Big Ten and could remain so for several years, with a young nucleus of offensive talent.
The skinny: Has become one of the most reliably strong programs in the league with two conference championships in the past three season and a 9-4 record against nationally ranked teams.
The skinny: Maroney was a first-team all-Big Ten running back last season and, technically, he wasn't even a starter.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05247/564593.stm   (1180 words)

 Big Ten Conference
On August 20-22, 2004, UMRA hosted the annual meeting of Big Ten retirees associations.
Each year representatives from Big Ten campus associations assemble to share ideas concerning health care and other issues of importance to faculty and staff retirees, explore means of strengthening the several associations on their home campuses, and discuss ways by which retirees can continue to serve their university communities.
The delegates, 20 to 25 in number, listened to a variety of speakers, participated in workshops, and enjoyed the amenities of the University of Minnesota and Twin Cities area.
www1.umn.edu /umra/conference.html   (116 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hoosiers are last in the Big Ten running the ball, averaging 112 yards a game.
When big underdogs are trying to pull off an upset, they need yeoman's work from their kicker.
SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: Despite their worst game of the season at Illinois, the Buckeyes are still tops in the Big Ten and 13th in the country, averaging 34 points a game.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/football/bigten/home.htm   (7745 words)

 The First Big Ten UnTENured Conference : Feature Archive : Indiana Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is our hope that this conference will provide a forum for the discussion of issues of concern to all of our soon-to-be-tenured colleagues including research, publication, publicity, balancing family and career and (in future years) teaching.
We also hope that the conference will provide a useful forum for presenting and discussing your own research problems and interacting with other academics at a similar stage in their career development.
Except for dinner on the night of August 1st, all conference activities and meetings will be held at the Law School, located on the northeast corner of Third Street and Indiana Avenue—a short southwesterly walk from the Indiana Memorial Union [map].
www.law.indiana.edu /front/special/2006_untenured/index.shtml   (868 words)

 Big Ten Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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The Big Ten is the oldest collegiate athletic conference in Division I of the NCAA.
Big Ten: Select Conference Atlantic Coast Big East Big Ten Mid-American Pacific-10 Southeastern Western Athletic Independents Big Twelve Conference USA Mountain West Sun Belt Big Sky Gateway Ivy...
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