It’s time for my weekly check of some mock brackets to see where the Big Ten ranks. The four brackets I examined all have seven Big Ten teams in the Big Dance. And that looks like a pretty solid number right up until Selection Sunday on March 17.
An update on Denard Robinson’s run to be the make the cover of EA Sports NCAA Football 14: He’s made the championship round of the voting. Robinson is currently up against Texas A&M’s Ryan Swope. Here is the link to vote on Facebook, but you can also use mgob.lu/votedenard.
As they did in the season’s first meeting, Nebraska and Wisconsin will wear their adidas “Bleed Out” uniforms tonight on BTN/BTN2Go. Only this time, the home team will be in the traditional whites.
The penultimate week of the regular season isn’t loaded with top matchups, but there are several intriguing clashes beginning with tonight’s Indiana at Minnesota game. And I can’t wait for Michigan State’s visit to Michigan on Sunday. Here is how I rank this week’s 10 games.
Sports Illustrated has released their magazine cover for the spring football preview edition and Ohio State quarterback and 2012 Silver Football Trophy winner Braxton Miller is featured prominently on it.
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Should Indiana be on upset alert tonight when it plays at Minnesota? Hmmm. Maybe. Let’s start daily links there. The Hoosiers withstood a furious Minny rally to take an 88-81 victory back in January. But the Golden Gophers are struggling, having lost eight of the last 11 games and dropping their last two by an average of 23.5 points.
BTN’s new series “BTN LiveBIG” continues Friday following the Denver at Minnesota men’s hockey game, with stories about a professor’s findings that have broad implications for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and a team of researchers who are tracking the carp populations in local lakes to help native ecosystems survive. The episode will air at 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday.