Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Big Tentacles: Tom Izzo, Gus Johnson, Nebraska, and an actual pair of Minnesota Twins.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.)  




Spring forward. ESPN has the dates when Big Ten schools start spring practice and their individual spring games. (ESPN)

As Good As It Gets?  Looking at the possibility that the Big Ten may never seen another winning Bowl season. (Off Tackle Empire)

Cold shoulder. Rich Rodriguez's treatment of former Michigan football players  remains a sore spot to some former Wolverines. (AnnArbor.com)

Comfortably NUMB. A look at Northwestern fans' slant towards negativity from the child of two former members of the Northwestern University Marching Band (NUMB). (Lake the Posts)
 
Long Distance Voyager. Iowa had to travel farther than schools like Ohio State and Georgia to put together a recruiting class for 2011. (The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA))

Minnesota Twins. Twin brothers Kyle and Luke McAnoy are seen as key to Minnesota's hopes for a successful future in football. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)

Beck and call. Nebraska running backs coach Tim Beck might be a better choice for the Husker's new offensive coordinator than other splashier candidates like former Husker Scott Frost. (Big Red Today)


Nebraska is the most interesting team in the NCAA? I won't believe it until I see the photo with that Dos XX's guy in a Cornhusker uniform. (ESPN)

BASKETBALL

Bubble bursting. Michigan State and Penn State may have seen their chances of getting in the NCAA Tournament this year burst. (BT Powerhouse)

Always Look On The Bright Side of Life. Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor's not making the list for the Bob Cousy Award might actually help raise his profile in the country. (Bucky's 5th Quarter)


Misery loves company. Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert tells Michigan State head men's basketball coach Tom Izzo to "Hang in there." (ESPN)

No love for Gus Johnson. Don't expect Big Ten Network and CBS announcer Gus Johnson to call the Final Four anytime soon. Why? Because CBS hates America, that's why. (Lost Lettermen)

2 comments:

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