March 11, 2013
Download the Big Ten Connect App
Big Ten college hoops fans nationwide get an ultimate boost on their mobile device from Learfield Sports with the introduction of “Big Ten Connect,” the first-of-its-kind mobile app for the Big Ten Conference and believed to be the first ever stand-alone conference tournament app. The Tournament runs March 14-17.
The app features live radio broadcasts of every game during the Tournament, live game scores and stats, unique video from the tourney including fans, interviews and behind-the scenes footage, photos and news, and Tourney Twitter coverage.
Big Ten Connect, offered in cooperation with smartphone leader LG Electronics USA, is $.99, available for download on Google Play and the iTunes App Store. Fans can learn more by following @BigTenConnect on Twitter.
The Gophers will open Tournament play against Illinois on Thursday at 11 a.m. CT.
Northern Illinois Game to Air Live on BTN
Sunday’s men’s basketball game against Northern Illinois will now be televised live on BTN.
Minnesota Downs NJIT, 74-68
Akeem Springs came off the bench to score 19 points and Nate Mason added 18 for Minnesota, which came from behind in the second half and escaped with a 74-68 victory against NJIT.
Preview: Gophers vs. NJIT
The men's basketball team returns to the Barn Tuesday to begin a six-game December homestand.