A strange and bizarre Week 3 ended late on Saturday night (or early on Sunday morning, depending on where you were) in the heat of the Tempe, Ariz., on a weird final play in the Wisconsin-Arizona State game. Many lessons can be learned from the controversial conclusion that cost Wisconsin a victory. Here’s what I learned over the entirety of a strange Saturday.
Is your head still spinning over that wild finish to the Wisconsin-Arizona State game? Of course, it is. For those who didn’t catch the crazy and confusing ending in the early hours Sunday morning, click here. Or, even better, check out our highlight package from the game in this post.
Every Sunday during the Big Ten football season, BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo heads to Twitter to offer his “Sunday Ruminations.” Get DiNardo’s analysis of the Big Ten’s Week 3 performance in this post. Also, don’t forget to follow @gerrydinardo.
The latest Coaches Poll was released Sunday, and Nebraska and Wisconsin both dropped out of the poll following frustrating Week 3 losses. The Huksers lost to UCLA, 41-21, despite jumping out to a 21-3 lead, while the Badgers lost a controversial 32-30 decision at Arizona State. Read more about the finish.
So, in the event you were sleeping in the earliest of hours Sunday morning, there was quite the crazy and confusing finish to the Wisconsin-Arizona State game.
Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances.
It wasn’t pretty, but Michigan held off Akron for a 28-24 win at The Big House on Saturday. It took a come-from-behind win against a team that hasn’t beaten an FBS opponent since 2010 for the Wolverines to extend their FBS-high 17-game home win streak.