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Welcome to Big Ten Online, an unofficial, independent information guide for followers of the Big Ten Conference. This is the one of the best places for fans to find updated facts concerning the member schools of the B1G. The official website of the Big Ten Conference is

Oldest Collegiate Athletic Conference

The oldest collegiate athletic conference in the nation, the Big Ten was founded in 1895 and is made up of fourteen member universities. The founding members of the Big Ten are Illinois, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue and Wisconsin. Michigan joined in 1896, followed by Iowa and Indiana in 1899. Ohio State came on board in 1912 and Michigan State pledged in 1950. Later, in 1990, membership was extended to Penn State.

In 2014, Maryland and Rutgers joined the Big Ten, giving the conference a total of fourteen members.

Big Ten Conference Divisions

In 2013, the Big Ten voted on a new division model for the 2014 season and a nine game conference schedule slated for the 2016 college football season. Members of the Big Ten Conference and their respective division alignment:

Big Ten East Division Big Ten West Division
Indiana Hoosiers Illinois Fighting Illini
Maryland Terrapins Iowa Hawkeyes
Michigan Wolverines Minnesota Golden Gophers
Michigan State Spartans Nebraska Cornhuskers
Ohio State Buckeyes Northwestern Wildcats
Penn State Nittany Lions Purdue Boilermakers
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Wisconsin Badgers

The two regular season division champions play each other in the Big Ten Football Championship Game every December. The winner of the Big Ten Football Championship Game receives an automatic bid to play in the Rose Bowl. Besides the Rose Bowl, the Big Ten Bowl Game tie-ins include the Capital One Bowl, Outback Bowl, Gator Bowl, Holiday Bowl, Pinstripe Bowl and Fight Hunger Bowl.

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Big Ten Online finds and displays the most up-to-date online broadcasting schedules from all of the Big Ten Conference schools. Find out what channel and time the Big Ten football and basketball games are streamed online. Big Ten Online is the number one place to find live Big Ten football and basketball action on the Internet.

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Big Ten Online does not host any streams of the games online. We only display links to the official partners of the Big Ten and their legal providers. The Big Ten Network streams all football and basketball games online. We are not affiliated with the Big Ten Conference or any of its member schools. Click here to visit the official website of the Big Ten Conference.