There are 12 games this week to open the Big Ten season. And many of the matchups will go a long way toward shaping the race, with Iowa’s trip to Wisconsin being the headliner. In fact, it could be one of the better games of the season. Here’s a ranking of this week’s games.
LOS ANGELES — The 100th Rose Bowl is fast approaching. Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and Stanford coach David Shaw addressed the media Monday morning at the LA Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Here are some news and notes from what the coaches said.
The 2013 NFL regular season came to an end late Sunday night. That being the case, it’s time to release our 2013 All-Big Ten NFL Team. Check out our offensive and defensive teams in this post. Did someone get snubbed? Let us know in the comment box at the bottom of the post.
The 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Championships has reached the finals at Welsh-Ryan Arena, and Iowa remains in first place. The Hawkeyes, who advanced seven wrestlers to the finals, have 172.5 points, well ahead of second-place Edinboro (92.5). Watch all the finals bouts live at 9 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go.
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We’re all set to tip-off conference play on Tuesday, which means it’s time to hand out our final grades for the nonconference season. We’ll do this in alphabetical order.
Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a video of the Wisconsin football team celebrating Green Bay’s late go-ahead touchdown at Chicago.
Three Big Ten teams remain in the top 5 of the latest college basketball polls, released Monday. Undefeated Ohio State and Wisconsin are No. 3 and No. 4, respectively, in the AP Poll, while 11-1 Michigan State is No. 5. Iowa remained at No. 22. See both polls in this post.