Big Ten Basketball Links: 8/21

Andy Lyons

Ready for your digest of news around the Big Ten? We have you covered.

Big Ten basketball news has started to pick up a bit, with more and more information coming out about the season's schedule and many of the teams participating in their off-season scrimmages. Let's take a look at the recent news as things start to heat up around the conference.

Pierre Pierce sticks it to the Hawkeyes

The Iowa Hawkeyes were in for a surprise this past Monday when they showed up to play French pro team Hyeres-Toulon. Upon arriving to the arena they would find out that former Hawkeye Pierre Pierce was on their opponents roster. Pierce played under former Iowa coach Steve Alford and was dismissed from the team in 2005 due to issues off the court. Pierce, who is hated by many Iowa fans, gave the Hawkeyes their first loss in Europe thanks to his game winning shot at the end of regulation.

ESPN announces Super Tuesday schedule

ESPN recently announced their Super Tuesday schedule for the college basketball season. Super Tuesday's consists of one Big Ten game and one SEC game and was ESPN's highest rated weeknight series for college basketball last season. Ohio State and Michigan State will kick off Super Tuesday's for the Big Ten in early January.

Former Michigan player Josh Bartelstein to release a book about his time at Michigan

Recent Michigan graduate Josh Bartelstein will be releasing an e-book that takes a look at Michigan's rise back to national relevance. As of now the e-book is expected to be released around Labor Day.

More Links:

More from BT Powerhouse:

In This Article

Teams
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join BT Powerhouse

You must be a member of BT Powerhouse to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at BT Powerhouse. You should read them.

Join BT Powerhouse

You must be a member of BT Powerhouse to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at BT Powerhouse. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker