How did we do? Week 2 Big Ten football predictions revisited

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How did we do? Week 2 Big Ten football predictions revisited

Before we turn our attention to Week 3, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Indiana beat writer Zach Osterman and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 Big Ten predictions.

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BTN.com’s Brent Yarina, Osterman and Big Ten fans all went 12-2 to lead the way in Week 2; the efforts by Yarina and Osterman put them into a tie for first place after two weeks.

Brent YarinaBrent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina)
2015 record: 23-5
Week 2 record: 12-2
Week 2 picks: Illinois 37, Western Illinois 20; Maryland 38, Bowling Green 31; Michigan 23, Oregon State 20; Penn State 24, Buffalo 13; Purdue 30, Indiana State 27; Wisconsin 45, Miami (OH) 10; Ohio State 52, Hawaii 7; Minnesota 26, Colorado State 23; Rutgers 34, Washington State 30; Northwestern 27, Eastern Illinois 10; Iowa 24, Iowa State 17; Indiana 41, Florida International 31; Nebraska 44, South Alabama 14; Michigan State 37, Oregon 31

Rotating B1G Writer: Zach Osterman, indystar.com (@ZachOsterman)
2015 record: 23-5
Week 2 record: 12-2
Week 2 picks: Illinois 49, Western Illinois 6; Maryland 45, Bowling Green 35; Michigan 24, Oregon State 21; Penn State 24, Buffalo 3; Purdue 35, Indiana State 20; Wisconsin 35, Miami (Ohio) 17; Ohio State 52, Hawaii 7; Minnesota 28, Colorado State 24; Washington State 31, Rutgers 27; Northwestern 31, Eastern Illinois 7; Iowa 35, Iowa State 10; Indiana 45, Florida International 35; Nebraska 38, South Alabama 17; Oregon 41, Michigan State 38

Tom DienhartTom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart)
2015 record: 22-6
Week 2 record: 11-3
Week 2 picks: Illinois 44, Western Illinois 17; Maryland 51, Bowling Green 44; Michigan 27, Oregon State 14, Buffalo 21, Penn State 20; Purdue 33, Indiana State 23; Wisconsin 40, Miami (OH) 3; Ohio State 55, Hawaii 0; Minnesota 27, Colorado State 20; Rutgers 35, Washington State 21; Northwestern 28, Eastern Illinois 10; Iowa 31, Iowa State 28; Indiana 38, Florida International 33; Nebraska 30, South Alabama 13; Michigan State 44, Oregon 30

FansBig Ten fans
2015 record:
22-6
Week 2 record: 12-2
Week 2 picks: See polls below

Sean MerrimanSean Merriman (@BTNSean)
2015 record:
21-7
Week 2 record: 10-4
Week 2 picks: Illinois 27, Western Illinois 17; Maryland 34, Bowling Green 14; Oregon State 24, Michigan 17; Penn State 14, Buffalo 13; Purdue 24, Indiana State 21; Wisconsin 34, Miami (OH) 7; Ohio State 52, Hawaii 7; Minnesota 24, Colorado State 12; Rutgers 35, Washington State 28; Northwestern 27, Eastern Illinois 7; Iowa State 17, Iowa 12; Indiana 38, Florida International 27; Nebraska 35, South Alabama 17; Michigan State 45, Oregon 38

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SEE HOW BIG TEN FANS FARED!

Illinois 44, Western Illinois 0

Bowling Green 48, Maryland 27

Michigan 35, Oregon State 7

Penn State 27, Buffalo 14

Purdue 38, Indiana State 14

Wisconsin 58, Miami (OH) 0

Ohio State 38, Hawaii 0

Minnesota 23, Colorado State 20 – OT

Washington State 37, Rutgers 34

Northwestern 41, Eastern Illinois 0

Iowa 31, Iowa State 17

Indiana 36, FIU 22

Nebraska 48, South Alabama 9

Michigan State 31, Oregon 28

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