Just like that, the Buckeyes have seen their unbeaten season trashed—and their playoff hopes damaged. But Michigan and Nebraska remain perfect. And Wisconsin tallied yet another impressive victory, while Michigan State’s misery continu
Down goes Ohio State! As a result, my Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal have a new king. Say “hello” to Michigan.
The Challenge Jason Troutner knows that modern casts stink. Sometimes literally. Troutner, a University of Illinois mechanical engineering grad, was born with bilateral clubfoot, a condition commonly treated with plaster castings of an infant’s foot. He went on to compete in gymnastics, specifically the balance beam, a sport where broken bones are no rare occurrence. “My memories of a cast are standing in a shower with my hand covered in a bread bag and duct tape trying not to get the thing wet,” remembers Troutner. “Then, still, after taking all of these precautions, still having to deal with that itchiness
Before we turn our attention to Week 9, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 8 Big Ten game predictions.
Who is going to take home the hardware? BTN.com Tom Dienhart asked some writers who cover the league to look into the crystal ball.
Here's the most dangerous team in the Big Ten West. Penn State needs a signature win. How good will Wisconsin's freshman QB turn out to be? And what's next for Purdue? BTN.com's Tom Dienhart lays out the things he thinks he knows ahead of Week 8.
Who wins Week 8 Big Ten football games? Click inside to pick your winners for all seven games, including a trio on BTN/BTN2Go.
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.
Week 8 features all 14 teams in action in seven games. And all eyes will be on two games, one from each division that will go a long way in shaping the races: Ohio State at Penn State in the East and Wisconsin at Iowa in the West.
Following a two-year wait due to injury, Illini guard Tracy Abrams is eager to make his mark on what I predict will be a remarkable turnaround for Illinois.