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Tom Dienhart's top 5 Maryland Terrapins to replace in 2015

Maryland football coach Randy Edsall has some key players to replace to keep competing in the uber-competitive Big Ten East, including wideout Deon Long and linebacker L.A. Goree. Here are the five Terrapins that will be most difficult to replace.

NCAA Basketball: Maryland at Indiana

Big Ten links: Hot Hoosiers, Braxton Miller, inflated footballs & more

In Friday's Big Ten links we take a look at Indiana's big win, a story on Braxton Miller's status at Ohio State, and an interesting look at the NCAA's procedure for checking the inflation of college football. Dive on in and get up to speed.

Northwestern at Iowa

Tom Dienhart's top 5 Iowa Hawkeyes to replace in 2015

Kirk Ferentz and Iowa will welcome back some top talent in 2015, but they also lose quite a bit. Tom Dienhart takes a look at the players Iowa will miss most next fall.

Buffalo at Wisconsin

Q&A with Frank Kaminsky: Catching up with the Badgers' big man

BTN.com's Tom Dienhart covered a number of topics with Wisconsin's affable big man Frank Kaminsky. The eye-poking incident at Iowa? " I think too much is being made of it," Kaminsky said. Read the entire exchange in this post.

Big Ten links: Illini hoops toughs it out, football staffs fill out & more

Great gutsy win by Illinois at home last night vs. Purdue. Freshman bull Leron Black was the best player on the court. The Illini have won three games since top player Rayvonte Rice suffered a season-ending injury. Oh, and Illinois also didn’t have injured Tracy Abrams and Aaron Cosby last night—and it still won. Very impressive. John Groce can flat-out coach. Where does Purdue go from here? This team may be lucky to earn an NIT bid. Even that may be a monster stretch. If you are scoring at home, the Boilermakers went 16-18 overall (8-10 Big Ten) two years

NCAA Football: Nebraska at Michigan State

Dienhart: Building one Big Ten All-NFL Team from 2014

What type of 2014 NFL team could be assembled with Big Ten alums? Well, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart gives his best shot at creating a Big Ten All-NFL team in this post.

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Poll: Who would you have take a last-second shot to win a game?

If the game was on the line and you needed to pick one player to take a shot to win a game, who would you select? I asked five writers who cover the Big Ten. Read what they said and then tell us in the comments below who you would pick to take one last shot.

Indiana at Rutgers

Tom Dienhart's top 5 Indiana Hoosiers to replace in 2015

Indiana is still searching for its first bowl since 2007–and just its second since 1993–but Kevin Wilson continues to make progress as he embarks on his fifth season in Bloomington. The Hoosiers will welcome back some key cogs in 2015, including QB Nate Sudfeld, safety Antonio Allen, guard Dan Feeney and tackle Jason Spriggs. But Indiana will have some holes to fill. Here are the Top Five Indiana players who have departed. RB Tevin Coleman. He left campus a year early as an all-time great. Coleman rushed for a school single-season record 2,036 yards with 15 TDs, averaging 7.5 yards

Big Ten links: Badgers rolling & a look at the 'Year of the Injury'

In today's Big Ten links we look at the stories on the resilience of the Badgers and Wolverines' hoops teams as well as a testy exchange over two incidents at Iowa last night. Also, is over-use leading to more basketball injuries? Tom Izzo thinks it's worth considering.