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Four individual champions propelled Minnesota to its third straight Big Ten men's indoor track and field championship on Sunday at the University of Illinois Armory.The title marked the fourth conference crown for Minnesota.

Over the weekend, the Gophers totaled 117.33 team points with Indiana second compiling 104.5 team tallies and Wisconsin third with 96 points. Iowa finished with 88 tallies while Ohio State rounded out the top five, scoring 86 points.

The entire 2011 Big Ten Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships will be aired by the Big Ten Network on March 12 at 2 p.m. ET.

Up next, the Big Ten contingent will compete at the 2011 NCAA Championships, scheduled for March 12-13. The National meet will be hosted by Texas A&M University.

Ohio State had a strong showing on the opening day of the Big Ten Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships, collecting four medals, including a gold-winning performance in the long jump to take the lead with 34 team points after Day One. Minnesota follows close behind in second place with 30 team tallies while Indiana with 28.50, rounds out the top three.

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MINDR T/F: 2010 Big Ten Championships Preview

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The University of Illinois and the Illinois Armory will host the 100th Big Ten Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships. This year will feature some of the best teams and athletes in the country with six squads ranking in the USTFCCCA's Top 25. Indiana leads the conference at No. 3, followed by No. 10 Penn State, No. 15 Iowa, No. 16 Wisconsin, No. 20 Minnesota and No. 22 Ohio State.

 

Defending champion Minnesota will look to claim its second consecutive conference crown. The Golden Gophers recorded 160.50 points over the two-day contest. Ohio State finished runner-up with 112.50 points and Wisconsin was third with 81. Purdue finished fourth with 67 tallies, and Iowa rounded out the top five with 56.

MINDR T/F: National USTFCCCA Rankings

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The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Tuesday the fifth weekly update of the NCAA Division I National Team Rankings for indoor track & field. The Big Ten is tied for first with the Big 12 as the conference with the most top-25 teams in the national poll with six. Indiana, remains in the top-10 at No. 3 while Penn State takes the No. 10 postition. Iowa and Wisconsin take the No. 15 and 16. spots while Minnesota improved five spots in this week's poll to No. 20. Ohio State rounds out the conference at the No. 22 spot in the final tune up before the Big Ten Indoor Championships, slated for Feb. 26-27. 

To view the complete poll, look here.

MINDR T/F: Minnesota Sweeps Weekly Track and Field Awards

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The conference office announced on Monday the weekly men's indoor track and field awards. Minnesota's Ryan Todhunter earned the nod as Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week, while teammate Micah Hegerle is recognized as the Field Athlete of the Week honoree.

Minnesota's Ryan Todhunter earns his first weekly award of his career after placing first in the 60-meter hurdles last weekend at the Snowshoe Open. Micah Hegerle earns his second weekly award this season after leading Minnesota at the Snowshoe Open last weekend by posting a new school-record and NCAA provisional mark in the weight throw.

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MINDR T/F: Weekend Schedule

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FEBRUARY 18

IOWA Invitational, All Day

MINNESOTA hosts Snowshoe Open, All Day

WISCONSIN hosts Red and White Open, 4 p.m. ET

FEBRUARY 19

MICHIGAN/MICHIGAN STATE at Silverston Invite, 10 a.m. ET [1]

PURDUE hosts Boilermaker Invitational, 11 a.m. ET

[1] -- Ann Arbor, Mich.

MINDR T/F: USTFCCCA Rankings

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Six conference men's indoor track and field teams landed spots in the USTFCCCA national rankings, led by Indiana who moves up two spots at No. 3.  Penn State checks in at No. 9 while Wisconsin and Iowa are up a spot at No. 13 and 14. Ohio State and Minnesota rounded out the conference representatives. The Buckeyes move to No. 21 while the Golden Gophers make the biggest jump of the group, moving up six spots to No. 25 in Wednesday's poll.

The complete national rankings can be found here.

The conference office announced on Monday the weekly men's indoor track and field awards. Illinois' Andrew Riley earned the nod as Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week, while Indiana's Derek Drouin and Minnesota's Ben Peterson are recognized as Co-Field Athlete of the Week honorees.

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MINDR T/F: Jesse Owens Named Big Ten Icon No. 3

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Once known as "The Buckeye Bullet," and eventually the world's greatest athlete of his era, Ohio State's Jesse Owens has been named the No. 3 Big Ten Icon by the Big Ten Network. Presented by Discover and hosted by Keith Jackson, Big Ten Icons continues at 9 PM ET on Sunday.

 

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MINDR T/F: Weekend Schedule

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FEBRUARY 11

ILLINOIS/INDIANA at Tyson Invitational, All Day

IOWA/WISCONSIN at Cyclone Classic [1], All Day

MICHIGAN/PENN STATE at Akron Invitational, All Day

OHIO STATE at New Mexico Invite, All Day

MICHIGAN STATE/PURDUE at Grand Valley State Invitational, All Day

FEBRUARY 12

ILLINOIS/INDIANA at Tyson Invitational, All Day

IOWA/WISCONSIN at Cyclone Classic [1], All Day

MINNESOTA at UWRF Brooks Classic, All Day

MICHIGAN/OHIO STATE/PENN STATE at Akron Invitational, All Day

MICHIGAN STATE/PURDUE at Grand Valley State Invitational, All Day

[1] -- Ames, Iowa