With the season about to hit the home stretch, the Big Ten still has three teams unbeaten: Iowa (7-0), Michigan State (8-0) and Ohio State (8-0). What are some potential fatal flaws for each of the unbeatens?
The 2015-16 NBA season tips off Tuesday night. Thirty-two former Big Ten players, not including three former Maryland stars, are listed on NBA rosters, according to NBA.com team pages.
Tom Crean has a talented and exciting team in Bloomington. The Hoosiers are full of guards who can shoot the 3-pointer, which makes them near and dear to my heart. While their potential is limitless, there will be challenges along the way.
Week 9 is another light menu, with just five games for a second week in succession. Indiana, Michigan State, Northwestern and Ohio State are off this Saturday.
Halloween is four days away, which means it’s time for fans to show off their best football-themed costumes and pumpkins. [ MORE: Best of Week 8 | Week 8 scoreboard | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Latest polls | Week 8 picks revisited | What Tom Dienhart learned | Dienhart: Nebraska’s often-painful ride continues | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] Now, we all remember Michigan State’s incredible game-winning touchdown against in-state rival Michigan. Images of stunned Michigan fans instantly went viral following the memorable play. Well, from the looks of it, an Ohio State
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here.
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What-if scenarios? Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh isn’t interested in them after that brutal loss to Michigan State. “I’m not into the ‘if this, if that’ type of scenarios,” Harbaugh said Monday. “If worms had machine guns then birds (would) be scared of them. “We’re looking to (define) our season over the next number of games that we play.” What did Harbaugh say? Worms? Machine guns? Never change, Jim Harbaugh. Never. Change. *** J.T. Barrett looked pretty good in his first 2015 start. How did he keep a starter’s mentality while backing up Cardale Jones? Cleveland.com has a good look at Barrett.
Eight weeks down, and bowl eligibility is a popular topic. As we enter the final week of October, no Power 5 conference has more bowl-eligible teams than the Big Ten (6).
It’s that time of the week when I dig into my Big Ten Mailbag and answer your pressing questions. Injuries seem to be a theme, and one fan is worried about Nebraska’s postseason fate.