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Big Ten Power Rankings: Surging Northwestern moves up to No. 5

All hail Ohio State, which showed why it is king of the Big Ten with a gutty overtime win at Wisconsin. The victory keep Urban Meyer's team atop my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.

Get Tom Dienhart’s best of Week 7 in the Big Ten

On a Saturday when Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan State and Maryland all had quarterbacks make starts for the first time, Ohio State needed its veteran superstar QB to pull out a huge overtime win at Wisconsin.

Even when it's not at its best, No. 2 Ohio State wins at No. 8 Wisconsin

Great teams find ways to win ugly. And, make no mistake about it, Ohio State is a great team and this wasn’t the prettiest game in Madison, Wisconsin. The Buckeyes weren’t at their best on this night but found a way to grind out a 30-23 overtime win at Wisconsin and remain on course for a huge season—perhaps a national championship season. Ohio State is 6-0 and ranked No. 2 in the nation for a reason, firmly in control of its destiny. The Buckeyes are a well coached team and have more talent than any team in the Big Ten.

Dienhart: The Hawkeyes may just be getting started

Iowa should have dominated Purdue. And, that’s exactly what the Hawkeyes did Saturday, taking a 49-35 win. But this was more about just notching a win. This was about sending a message.

Surveying the field: Who is the Big Ten's best RB right now?

There are many good running backs in the Big Ten in 2016, but who is the best? Think about it for a moment, then read what a a handful of Big Ten writers said in our latest Big Ten survey.

How will they finish? Tom Dienhart offers his Big Ten men's hoops predictions

The Big Ten officially kicked off the 2016-17 basketball season with media day in Washington, D.C., today. Talent like Denzel Valentine, Caris LeVert, A.J. Hammons, Yogi Ferrell and Jarrod Uthoff is gone. Still, there is a lot to like about the conference, writes BTN.com's Tom Dienhart.

Week 7 primer: Don't sleep on No. 10 Nebraska at Indiana

The headline act Saturday is No. 2 Ohio State’s trip to No. 8 Wisconsin. In fact, depending on how things play out, this could be a preview of the Big Ten title game. And it also will feature two standout defenses. The schools arguably have been the best in their divisions in recent years. The Buckeyes have won the last four meetings and seven of eight. The last Badger win was in Madison in 2010—two coaches ago. The Buckeyes won the last time they visited Camp Randall Stadium, taking a 21-14 decision in 2012. The schools last played in 2014

Buy or Sell: The Big Ten could have two playoff teams?

Week 6 is in the books, meaning several Big Ten teams have reached the midpoint of their 2016 season. Here is what Tom Dienhart is buying and selling as we enter Week 7.