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We all know Tom Izzo is a very big football fan. Well, for Saturday’s game vs. South Florida, the legendary Michigan State basketball coach spent time in the student section. And make no mistake, he was there to contribute to the crowd noise and cheer on the home team. See a photo of Izzo jumping up and celebrating with the students in this post.
We have an update on our BTN2Go situation. As of 7:30 p.m. ET, BTN2Go has been restored to all subscribers. Due to technical difficulties on BTN2Go today, BTN offered viewers the chance to view all three of tonight’s 6 p.m. ET games live for free on BTN.com right here. In addition, the special Minnesota-New Mexico State broadcast that was scheduled for BTN2Go at 8 p.m. ET will be on BTN2Go as originally planned. Use the links in this post to watch any or all of these games.
It took all of 14 seconds for Purdue to match its Week 1 one scoring total Saturday. Darrell Hazell went with trickeration on the opening kickoff, and speedy Akeem Hunt took the reverse 90 yards to the end zone. And just like that, without one offensive possession, the Boilermakers led Indiana State, 7-0. Purdue, of course, lost 42-7 to Cincinnati in last week’s opener.
It’s Friday, one day before the big test on Saturday. So, here’s a pop quiz to make sure you’re up to speed before kickoff. Get out your No. 2 pencils … eyes down … begin.
Each week during the season, BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman and a featured guest will debate a topic related to Big Ten football. This week’s question: If you were a Big Ten coach, would you rather have Nebraska’s offense or Michigan State’s defense.
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Brady Hoke has been known to make a few bold statements from time-to-time, but the Wolverines’ head coach may have topped them all during a radio interview on the “Dan Patrick Show,” early Friday morning.