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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.

Get Tom Dienhart's best of Week 6 in the Big Ten

An interesting Week 6in the Big Ten, as Iowa notched what may have been a season-saving win at Minnesota, Ohio State and Michigan rolled on, Purdue showed it means business and Michigan State continued to struggle.

Dienhart: Iowa's win at Minnesota needs to be underscored

Iowa may have just saved its season. Is that an overstatement in the wake of the Hawkeyes’ hard-fought 14-7 win Saturday at Minnesota? Perhaps. Still, the magnitude of this win for Iowa needs to be underscored.

Ten things we think we know ahead of Big Ten football Week 6

Heading into Week 6 of the college football season, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart delivers his weekly collection of things he thinks he knows. Most surprising player in the Big Ten? One team's bowl chances? What's wrong at Michigan State? Dienhart digs in.

Maryland's Shane Cockerille Q&A: 'It’s no different than any other game for us'

Meet Maryland’s Shane Cockerille, one of the most versatile players in America. The 6-2, 235-pound junior arrived in College Park, Maryland, as a heralded quarterback in 2013. Now, three years and two positions later, he finds himself as one of the Big Ten’s better linebackers. Cockerille is No. 8 in the Big Ten tackles, averaging eight per game with 32 stops. Not bad for a guy who is in his first year at the position. After redshirting in 2013, Cockerille saw some action under center in 2014. The next year, he was moved to fullback but also still saw some

Survey: Will Ohio State lose a regular-season game?

Will Ohio State, which is No. 1 in the Big Ten in scoring offense (57.0 ppg) and No. 1 in scoring defense (9.3 ppg), lose a regular-season game? I asked some media members who cover the league.

Week 6 primer: The Floyd of Rosedale is on the line Saturday

Week 6 is highlighted by the battle for iconic Floyd of Rosedale between Iowa and Minnesota. There also is an interesting non-league game, with BYU playing at Michigan State. And Ohio State, Michigan and Maryland look to continue to roll.