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7:00 PMSt. Louis at IndianaWatch
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Dec 29, 2015; Iowa City, IA, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes center Adam Woodbury (34) and Michigan State Spartans forward Matt Costello (10) battle for the opening tipoff during the first half at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Brackets: Where does your Big Ten team land on updated mocks?

It’s time to take the temperature of the Big Ten’s NCAA hopes with a weekly check of the mock brackets from Jerry Palm of and Joe Lunardi of ESPN. One thing is becoming abundantly clear: The Big Ten is looking like a six-bid league, but keep an eye on Ohio State, Northwestern and Wisconsin. Last week, Palm had five Big Ten teams in his field. This week, he has six, with Michigan joining the fray. No. 2 Iowa vs. No. 15 North Florida, South Region No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 15 Texas A&M CC, West Region No. 4

Big Ten links: Read Tuesday's hoops & football headlines

Iowa's basketball team is ascending rising, and so is Peter Jok. Northwestern has hit some bump times. Get a few updates from the football programs at Michigan, Nebraska, Rutgers, and Indiana. Plus, did you look at Michigan State's football schedule next season? It is not easy. Those are the headlines in Tuesday's Big Ten links.

Jan 17, 2016; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers forward Aaron Moesch (left) hugs guard Zak Showalter (3) after the upset victory over the Michigan State Spartans. Wisconsin defeated Michigan State 77-76 at the Kohl Center. Mandatory Credit: Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Whiteboard: A look ahead to fourth week of Big Ten play

All eyes will fix their gaze on East Lansing, where the Spartans will play host to Maryland. This is a huge game for the Spartans, who lost two games last week when it fell vs. Iowa and at Wisconsin to fall to 3-3 in the Big Ten. And Northwestern has a great chance to buff its NCAA resume. [ MORE: Follow @BTNJonCrispin | Power Rankings | Best of the week that was | Big Ten award winners | Polls | Standings | Stats | Scores ] Here is a look at the week ahead. Game of the week: Maryland at

Nov 27, 2015; Lincoln, NE, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback C.J. Beathard (16) runs from Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive tackle Maliek Collins (7) during the first half at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Tom Dienhart's top 5 players to replace: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Mike Riley’s debut didn’t go smoothly. It seemed each week, the Cornhuskers found a confounding way to lose a game. At least the Huskers finished on an up note, going 3-1 in their last four games with a bowl win vs. UCLA in an otherwise vexing 6-7 season. [ MORE: Get all of Tom Dienhart’s players to replace posts ] But prospects look good in 2016. The Huskers welcome back lots of talent, including QB Tommy Armstrong, RB Terrell Newby, WR Jordan Westerkamp and WR De’Mornay Pierson-El on offense and CB Josh Kalu, LB Dedrick Young, LB Michael Rose-Ivey and

Big Ten links: CFP committee openings, Brady Hoke & more

There are four open seats on the College Football Playoff committee. And former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr is up for one of them. *** Kevin Wilson has done a lot of good things at Indiana. But, he has been unable to fix the defense. But, he’s trying. The latest move has him bidding “bye-bye” to coordinator Brian Knorr after two years and bringing in Tom Allen from South Florida to run the defense. The challenges facing Rutgers athletic department are many for new A.D. Patrick Hobbs. Just when does he think the department will turn a profit? says the

Jan 17, 2016; Iowa City, IA, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes guard Peter Jok (14) is congratulated by center Adam Woodbury (34) and the Iowa bench during the second half against the Michigan Wolverines at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa won 82-71. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Tom’s Take: Honors, stock watch, top performers, notes & quotes

It was a big week for Iowa, which solidified its status as the team to beat in the Big Ten with a rousing triumph at No. 4 Michigan State on Thursday and a victory over a hot Michigan club on Sunday. [ MORE: Follow @BTNJonCrispin | Polls | Standings | Stats | Scores ] And keep an eye on Indiana, which has won 10 in a row, and is tied with Iowa atop the Big Ten standings after the first three weeks of conference play. Biggest surprise: Nebraska. How about those Cornhuskers? After opening Big Ten play with losses to Northwestern,

Jan 14, 2016; East Lansing, MI, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes guard Mike Gesell (10) is fouled by Michigan State Spartans forward Deyonta Davis (23) during the second half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center.

Dienhart: Iowa Hawkeyes emerge as Big Ten team to beat

The Big Ten season isn’t even halfway over, and the Hawkeyes have emerged today as the team to beat, according to BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart. But this is the Big Ten and there are tough games ahead, including Sunday's game against visiting Michigan (4:30 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go).

Dec 5, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; The Iowa Hawkeyes take the field before the Big Ten Conference football championship game against the Michigan State Spartans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

2016 Football Forecast: Our writer's Big Ten West prediction

After making an early prediction for the order of finish in the Big Ten East for the fall of 2016, senior writer Tom Dienhart gives his take on how he thinks the Big Ten West will wind up. Lots can happen between now and then, including developments from national signing day and spring football. Have a look at Dienhart's early outlook and rank the teams your way, too.


Big Ten links: Is men's hoops race now down to six teams?

One veteran Big Ten writer says the Big Ten hoops race is in two clear camps with six that look headed for the Big Dance and eight that do not. Also, Iowa is now the team to beat in the Big Ten after thrashing Michigan State. How good could Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh be? Read these stories and more in today's Big Ten roundup.

Nov 28, 2015; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) rushes in the second half against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium. Ohio State won 42-13. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

2016 Football Forecast: An early prediction in the Big Ten East

With the 2015 season officially in our rear-view mirror, we take an early peek into the fall of 2016 and how it may shape up.'s Tom Dienhart presents his premature forecast for the Big Ten East division, and we've included a link for the readers to contribute to the fans' overall prediction from No. 1 to No. 7.