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Saturday football: Plan ahead with our Week 5 Big Ten football schedule & TV info

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2:30 PMNorthwestern at Rutgers Watch
3:00 PMIowa at IndianaWatch
7:00 PMMichigan St. at Penn St.Watch
7:00 PMMinnesota at IndianaWatch
7:00 PMMichigan at Rutgers Watch
8:00 PMIndiana at NebraskaWatch
8:00 PMMaryland at NorthwesternWatch
8:00 PMPurdue at IowaWatch

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No. 8 Michigan State to face No. 5 Baylor in Cotton Bowl Classic

Michigan State is in the Cotton Bowl, and the Spartans landed a plum spot here vs. Baylor, which won the Big 12 and had a great case to be included in the playoff. Alas, the Bears finished No. 5 in the final College Football Poll. Each of these clubs has a terrific offense led by QBs Connor Cook and Bryce Petty. The Spartans are No. 2 in the Big Ten in scoring (43.1 ppg) and total offense (496.5 ypg). Baylor is No. 1 in the nation in scoring (48.8 ppg) and total offense (581.3 ypg). Which defense can step up?

Big Ten Football Championship-Ohio State vs Wisconsin

It's going to be a close call for Ohio State in College Football Playoff

INDIANAPOLIS — Now we wait and wonder: Did Ohio State do enough to earn a golden ticket to the College Football Playoff? The No. 5 Buckeyes stated their case loud and clear with a 59-0 demolition of No. 14 Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Look at OSU’s resume: wins over No. 8 Michigan State, No. 25 Minnesota and the Badgers, who rode a seven-game winning streak into Indy. The Buckeyes also can call themselves a champion. And, when it comes to the eyeball test, Ohio State passes with flying colors, often winning

Big Ten Football Championship-Ohio State vs Wisconsin

Rapid Reaction: Ohio State finishes off shut out at Big Ten title game

BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is posting quick takes after each quarter of the Big Ten Football Championship from his perch at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Also, follow him on Twitter @BTNTomDienhart. OHIO STATE 59, WISCONSIN 0: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | GALLERY FOURTH QUARTER Quick take: The last 15 minutes were a mere formality, as this game essentially was over at halftime. The Buckeyes certainly looked the part of a playoff team in dominating Wisconsin, 59-0. But was it enough to overtake Florida State or TCU and earn a top four of the College Football Playoff

Big Ten Football Championship-Ohio State vs Wisconsin

Rapid Reaction: Ohio State pitching shutout through three quarters

BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is posting quick takes after each quarter of the Big Ten Football Championship from his perch at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Also, follow him on Twitter @BTNTomDienhart. OHIO STATE 59, WISCONSIN 0: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | GALLERY THIRD QUARTER Quick take: Ohio State kept the pedal to the metal, adding 7 points to its lead to go ahead, 45-0. The more impressive this win is, the more chance the Buckeyes seemingly will have to show the College Football Playoff committee that it deserves a playoff spot. Key moment: There weren’t many

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Rapid Reaction: Ohio State continues to pile it on in Big Ten title game

BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is posting quick takes after each quarter of the Big Ten Football Championship from his perch at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Also, follow him on Twitter @BTNTomDienhart. WISCONSIN vs. OHIO STATE: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | UW VIDEO | OSU VIDEO SECOND QUARTER Quick take: This is morphing into a blowout along the lines of the 2012 Big Ten title game, when Wisconsin drubbed Nebraska, 70-31. After opening with a 14-0 first quarter, Ohio State continued to pour it on in the second by adding 28 points to forge a 38-0 lead

Big Ten Football Championship-Ohio State vs Wisconsin

Rapid Reaction: Ohio State starts fast in first quarter of Big Ten title game

BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is posting quick takes after each quarter of the Big Ten Football Championship from his perch at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Also, follow him on Twitter @BTNTomDienhart. WISCONSIN vs. OHIO STATE: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | UW VIDEO | OSU VIDEO FIRST QUARTER Quick take: This game couldn’t have started any better for Ohio State, which scored on two of its first three drives to jump out to a 14-0 lead. Not having to play from behind, no doubt, will help QB Cardale Jones, who is making his first career start. Key

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Best of the best: Taking an in-depth look at the Big Ten title game

The fourth annual Big Ten championship game will be played tonight in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with Ohio State taking on Wisconsin. This is the matchup many people envisioned prior to the season starting. So, this clash comes with much anticipation, with a possible trip to the College Football Playoff on the line for Ohio State. The Buckeyes are back in this game for a second season in a row looking for their first Big Ten title since 2009. The Badgers are in the league title game for a third time, looking to go 3-0. The game will be