Week 9: We predict all four Big Ten games

Week 9: We predict all four Big Ten games

Every week during the 2013 football season, BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart, Brent Yarina, Sean Merriman and hoops analyst Stephen Bardo, a huge football fan, make their Big Ten picks. We also provide polls for Big Ten fans to select their winners. Eight weeks down, Bardo, Merriman and Yarina are tied for the top spot, at 53-11. Big Ten fans are one game off the pace.

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Stephen BardoStephen Bardo (@stephenbardo)
Season record: 53-11
Week 9 picks: Iowa 24, Northwestern 21; Nebraska 35, Minnesota 31; Michigan State 24, Illinois 21; Ohio State 45, Penn State 28.

Sean MerrimanSean Merriman (@BTNSean)
Season record: 53-11
Week 9 picks: Iowa 27, Northwestern 24; Nebraska 38, Minnesota 23; Michigan State 24, Illinois 13; Ohio State 38, Penn State 31.

Brent YarinaBrent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina)
Season record: 53-11
Week 9 picks: Northwestern 27, Iowa 24; Nebraska 38, Minnesota 17; Michigan State 31, Illinois 10; Ohio State 41, Penn State 32.

FansBig Ten fans
Season record: 52-12
Week 9 picks: See polls below

Tom DienhartTom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart)
Season record: 51-13
Week 9 picks: Iowa 29, Northwestern 21; Nebraska 41, Minnesota 24; Michigan State 27, Illinois 7; Ohio State 40, Penn State 31.

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WEEK 9 GAMES

Northwestern (4-3, 0-3) at Iowa (4-3, 1-2) – noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go

Listen to Coach Pat Fitzgerald:

Listen to Coach Kirk Ferentz:

Nebraska (5-1, 2-0) at Minnesota (5-2, 1-2) – noon ET, ESPN

Listen to Coach Bo Pelini:

Listen to Interim Coach Tracy Claeys:

Michigan State (6-1, 3-0) at Illinois (3-3, 0-2) – 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN2

Listen to Coach Mark Dantonio:

Listen to Coach Tim Beckman:

Penn State (4-2, 1-1) at Ohio State (7-0, 3-0) – 8 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN2

Listen to Coach Bill O’Brien:

Listen to Coach Urban Meyer:

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