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Big Ten links: Spin through Thursday's Big Ten hoops & football headlines

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In Thursday’s Big Ten links we look that stories on the Cotton Bowl being a good fit for Michigan State, the NCAA president looking back at the Penn State scandal, and at least one Big ten hoops coach who likes to see the men’s tournament headed to New York City. Get caught up in this post.

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Big Ten Championship: Underrated & understated quarterbacks will be key

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart is in Indianapolis for Saturday’s Big Ten Football Championshiop and he writes about the quarterbacks – Wisconsin’s Joel Stave/Tanner McEvoy and Ohio State’s Cardale Jones. “It won’t conjure images of Brady vs. Manning. Still, the signal-callers in the 2014 Big Ten title game still will be the keys to victory for their respective teams.”

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Dienhart: Saturday's outcome could keep a Big Ten bowl-eligible team home

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An email sent to Big Ten presidents and athletic directors earlier this week indicated that there’s a chance a league team that is bowl eligible could miss out on the postseason. That possibility will hinge on what happens in the Big Ten championship game this Saturday in Indianapolis between Ohio State and Wisconsin.

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