Week in Review: Looking ahead to Week 10 B1G games

Can you believe it’s already Week 10 of the college football season? Here is a rundown of the upcoming games on Saturday and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the big weekend ahead.

BTN’s coverage will kick off at noon ET when Ohio State travels to Purdue to take on the Boilermakers. A pair of 3:30 games will follow on BTN as Minnesota takes on Indiana and Northwestern will go up against Nebraska. All three games will also be available on BTN2Go.

Let’s break down the Big Ten games here.

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OHIO STATE (8-0, 4-0) at PURDUE (1-6, 0-3) – noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go

What is the key matchup to watch in Saturday’s Ohio State vs. Purdue game? Tom Dienhart says to keep an eye on Purdue freshman quarterback Danny Etling vs. Ohio State’s front seven. Find out why in Tom’s Week 10 Previews.

ILLINOIS (3-4, 0-3) at PENN STATE (4-3, 1-2) – noon ET, ESPN

Over the past three games, Penn State allowed 44, 40 and 63 points. Will Illinois put-up 40-plus on the Nittany Lions in Happy Valley? Get Tom Dienhart’s answer to that and more in this week’s edition of Four Downs.

WISCONSIN (5-2, 3-1) at IOWA (5-3, 2-2) – noon ET, ABC, ESPN2

Aside from Michigan’s visit to Michigan State, what is the most intriguing matchup this Saturday? Is it Wisconsin at Iowa? Answer that question and more in Tom’s Big Ten Grid Quiz.

MINNESOTA (6-2, 2-2) at INDIANA (3-4, 1-2) – 3:30 p.m. ET, BTN/BTN2Go

We know Minnesota will be going to a bowl this season, will Indiana join them? Tom Dienhart believes so. See what bowls Tom has the Gophers and Hoosiers going to in his latest Bowl Projections.

NORTHWESTERN (4-4, 0-4) at NEBRASKA (5-2, 2-1) – 3:30 p.m. ET, BTN/BTN2Go

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. Did any of our experts pick Northwestern in this Legends division matchup? Find out here as we reveal our Week 10 Picks.

MICHIGAN (6-1, 2-1) at MICHIGAN STATE (7-1, 4-0) – 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC

What is the best coaching matchup in the Big Ten this weekend? Tom Dienhart says it’s Michigan’s Brady Hoke vs. Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio, no questions asked. See why as Tom highlights the Best of Week 10.

 

Originally from Farmington Hills, MI, I have worked at the Big Ten Network since 2012 and took over my role as web editor and blogger in August, 2013. Follow me on twitter for constant Big Ten updates @srmerriman. Thanks and enjoy!!

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