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7:00 PMKent St. at PurdueWatch
7:30 PMCal Poly at IndianaWatch
8:00 PMDePaul at NorthwesternWatch
8:00 PMMissouri at IllinoisWatch
8:00 PMKentucky at WisconsinWatch
8:00 PMWashington at MichiganWatch

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See every Big Ten team's 2017 Homecoming date, opponent

Rutgers will be a Homecoming opponent three times, more than any other school as the Scarlet Knights play at Nebraska, at Michigan and at Penn State. Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Michigan will be Homecoming foes two times apiece. Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State are not Homecoming foes.

Dienhart: Northwestern has ingredients to win Big Ten West

Has it really been 22 years since Northwestern stunned the football world, won the Big Ten and played in the Rose Bowl? Don't be shocked if the Wildcats win the Big Ten this year. At the very least, this team has a good shot to win the West and play in the Big Ten title game.

7 most difficult stretches of games. Is your school on the list?

Ask any coach, and he’ll tell you: It’s not who you play, it’s when you play them. And if you’re playing a series of hot teams in succession, it could torpedo your season. Having typed that, here are seven of the toughest stretches of games Big Ten teams must play.

Dienhart: Big Ten Media Days - Day 1 notebook

Day 1 of Big Ten media days came and went Monday, and here are several news and notes as we prepare for Tuesday's festivities.

Kevin Wilson wasn't at media days, but he was a hot topic

CHICAGO — Kevin Wilson wasn’t at Big Ten media days, but he was a hot topic. Why not? The new Ohio State offensive coordinator may be the most important assistant coach in the Big Ten in 2017. Wilson was hired by Urban Meyer in the offseason to get the Buckeye offense back on track. And, in the process, get Ohio State back on top in the Big Ten. It’s hoped Wilson can restore the roar an offense that has lost its edge since coordinator Tom Herman left to coach Houston after a run to the 2014 national championship. Ed Warinner

Dienhart: A look at the MAC-to-Big Ten coaching pipeline

The Mid-American Conference always has been a sort of “little brother” to the Big Ten, a proving ground of sorts. The two conferences have their roots in the heartland of the nation. And the two leagues often play each other in the non-conference.

Dienhart: Predicting 1,000-yard Big Ten rushers

This could be the “Year of the Running Back” in the Big Ten, with many big-time options doting rosters across the conference. And no back is better than Penn State’s Saquon Barkley, who is the league’s top Heisman contender and could be primed for a 2,000-yard season.