Ohio State’s national title hopes took a big blow Saturday night amid a wall of sound and fury at Penn State. The No. 2 Buckeyes’ 24-21 loss at unranked Penn State makes the program’s path to the playoff more difficult—and less of a sure thing.
Down goes Ohio State! As a result, my Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal have a new king. Say “hello” to Michigan.
The Challenge Jason Troutner knows that modern casts stink. Sometimes literally. Troutner, a University of Illinois mechanical engineering grad, was born with bilateral clubfoot, a condition commonly treated with plaster castings of an infant’s foot. He went on to compete in gymnastics, specifically the balance beam, a sport where broken bones are no rare occurrence. “My memories of a cast are standing in a shower with my hand covered in a bread bag and duct tape trying not to get the thing wet,” remembers Troutner. “Then, still, after taking all of these precautions, still having to deal with that itchiness
Before we turn our attention to Week 9, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 8 Big Ten game predictions.
There was a gigantic upset in the Big Ten on Saturday night. Penn State took down No. 2 Ohio State, 24-21, to send Urban Meyer to his first road defeat as Ohio State coach.
Reigning Big Ten champ Indiana held its annual Hoosier Hysteria on Saturday night at Assembly Hall. As usual, there were plenty of highlights, none better than Tom Crean handing out 2015-16 Big Ten championship rings to the returning players.
When the season began, most pundits looked at the first five games of Wisconsin’s Big Ten schedule and shuttered. Well, so far, so good. Wisconsin is 2-2 in Big Ten play after an impressive 17-9 win at Iowa pushed the Badgers to 5-2 overall.
Attention, Big Ten quarterbacks: Be careful when tossing the ball down the field vs. Northwestern. The Wildcats hauled in a pair of highlight-reel #BTNStandout interceptions Saturday in its 24-14 victory vs. Indiana, and each was as impressive as the other.
Marty Turco, Brendan Morrison and Mike Legg all played hockey at Michigan and were members of the 1996 national championship team. All three returned to Michigan Friday night to take part in festivities around the Wolverines hockey game. What happened next is just awesome.
Middle schoolers are exposed to the wide world of ones and zeros.
Think you wrote the great American novel? You might want to ask Tusker.