The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Basketball: Big Ten, Big East announce Gavitt Tipoff Games series

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

May 5, 2014

The Big East and Big Ten have launched a new partnership, the conferences announced Monday. Teams from the two leagues will match up in an annual early-season basketball event, the Gavitt Tipoff Games, beginning in 2015 and...

Big Ten continues expansion, adds Rutgers

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 20, 2012

The Big Ten announced Tuesday that Rutgers has joined the conference as its 14th member, one day after the conference announced the addition of Maryland. The Big Ten Council of Presidents unanimously approved Rutgers' application...

Maryland to join Big Ten in 2014

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

November 19, 2012

Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference as its 13th member in 2014, the university announced this afternoon. The Big Ten Council of Presidents voted unanimously to approve Maryland’s admission hours after the school’s...