This Saturday taught me a few things … like, never give up on Indiana. I also was reminded once again what a great coach Mark Dantonio is. And how about those Iowa Hawkeyes?!
We have a shakeup in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal! That's right, put on your black-and-gold stripped overalls and say “hello” to new top dog Iowa!
The biggest game lived up to its hype, with No. 9 Michigan State leaving No. 3 Ohio State with a huge last-second win that sets it up to win the East and advance to the program’s third Big Ten title game.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A stunned silence enveloped Ohio Stadium as the ball ripped through a swirling wind and the uprights. It was over for Ohio State. Just like that. [ MORE: Best of Week 12 | Week 12 scores | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Week 12 picks revisited | Dienhart: Spartans end Buckeyes’ pursuit of perfection | What did our guy learn? | Week 12 top performers | Twitter: Iowa family reacts to Big Ten West title | YouTube highlights ] The unbeaten season. The 23-game winning streak. The 30-game
You bet Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has an interest in the Michigan State at Ohio State game. His squad still has a shot to win the East. To do so, the Wolverines need to win at Penn State on Saturday, but they also need the Buckeyes to beat the Spartans tomorrow. That would set up a winner-take-all clash Nov. 28 in Ann Arbor for the East title. The last time Ohio State and Michigan played in a game where any type of championship was decided was 2006 when both teams were undefeated and ranked No. 1 and No. 2 nationally. If
With the season about to conclude, awards soon will be handed out. On that note, who has been the top defensive player in the Big Ten? I asked some of my esteemed Big Ten media colleagues. [ MORE: Week 12 previews | Big Ten scoreboard | Polls: Pick Week 12 winners | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag ] My choice? It has to be Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib, who has emerged from a former walk-on to become an All-American who should be a very high draft pick. NFL
It's almost here. Week 12 football games. None of the games is bigger than Michigan State at Ohio State in a battle between two of the best teams in the Big Ten. Our Tom Dienhart looks at all of the games and lays out his weekly upset alert, best matchups, spotlight players and more. Plus, watch the video to look back at recent history between Ohio State and Michigan State.
Having one college degree already, Michigan QB Jake Rudock embraces the "old man" label. And Michigan's opponent on Saturday, Penn State, says goodbye to a senior class that has seen a lot over their careers. Also in today's Big Ten headlines roundup, look at all of the Ohio State natives on Michigan State's football roster and updates on two big men in Big Ten men's basketball.
Arkansas coach Bret Beilema offered an idea that garnered plenty of attention on social media Wednesday. Speaking to the media, the former Wisconsin coach proposed a Big Ten/SEC Challenge to help with future non-conference scheduling.
If it comes to bowls fighting over 5-7 teams, how will it be decided which sub-500 teams get picked first? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at the scenarios.