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7:00 PMLMU at RutgersWatch
7:00 PMKent St. at PurdueWatch
7:30 PMCal Poly at IndianaWatch
8:00 PMDePaul at NorthwesternWatch
8:00 PMMissouri at IllinoisWatch
8:00 PMWashington at MichiganWatch
Sunday Aug 20
1:30 PMClemson at IndianaWatch

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Audio: Listen to your Big Ten coach's teleconference

Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 12 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, and we do this every Tuesday afternoon. Also, @B1Gfootball spotlights a tweet or three from each coach on the call live on Twitter in case you want to follow along online. Listen to Coach Brady Hoke: Listen to Coach Gary Andersen:  Listen to Coach Bo Pelini:  Listen to Coach Mark Dantonio:  Listen to Coach Kirk Ferentz:  Listen to Interim Coach Tracy Claeys:  Listen

Dienhart: Here's what I learned in Week 9

What did I learn in Week Nine? Ohio State and Michigan State are really good—and may be headed for a showdown in Indianapolis. Minnesota is a feel-good story that keeps getting better. Iowa is alive and well. And Northwestern’s season is on the edge. It’s all right here, and more. 1. Ohio State and Michigan State may be on a collision course to meet in the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis. These look like the top teams in their respective divisions. And, honestly, I’d love to see them meet. How great would it be to see the Buckeye offense

Power Rankings: Surging Spartans move on up

If you somehow had any doubts prior to Saturday about who was the best team in the Big Ten, Ohio State surely cleared those up with its dominating effort vs. Penn State. Iowa and Minnesota were big risers. But Saturday wasn’t so good for Nebraska and Penn State. Here are my post-Week Nine Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. [ MORE: Enter the Buffalo Wild Wings Trip to the Football Championship Sweepstakes ] POWER RANKINGS PRESENTED BY 1. Ohio State (8-0, 4-0). It was pure domination for the Buckeyes vs. Penn State. I’m guessing Ohio State wanted to send a message to

Tom's Take: My Week 9 grades, stock report & more

With just four games, it was an abbreviated week of action in the Big Ten. But there was no shortage of excitement. A big revelation: Michigan State looks like the class of the Legends Division. Oh, and Ohio State sent a heck of a message by trouncing a Penn State team that was coming off a win vs. Michigan. Here is a wrap on Week Nine. Biggest surprise: No one saw Minnesota dumping No. 14 Nebraska. But the Golden Gophers pulled the big upset, taking a 34-23 win. Minnesota did nothing fancy, relying on their physical ground game to over

How did we do? Week 9 Big Ten picks revisited

Before we turn our attention to Week 10, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 9 Big Ten predictions. Everyone but Brent Yarina went 3-1, meaning Stephen Bardo and Sean Merriman are tied atop the standings, at 56-12. Big Ten fans are one game behind the pace, tied with Brent Yarina. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Week 9 grades, stocks & more | What Tom Learned ] Stephen Bardo (@stephenbardo) Season record: 56-12 Week 9 record: 3-1 Week 9 picks: Iowa 24, Northwestern 21; Nebraska 35, Minnesota 31; Michigan State 24,

Twitter: Get DiNardo's Week 9 Sunday Ruminations

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 9 performance in this post. Also, don’t forget to follow @gerrydinardo. [ MORE: Power Rankings | What did Dienhart learn in Week 9? | Dienhart’s honors, grades & more ] ILLINOIS Sunday Ruminations #Illini still has 3 match ups on schedule & have 2 find a way 2 continue to improve with good morale until they play them — Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) October 27, 2013 IOWA Sunday Ruminations #Hawkeyes TD Ruddock 2

Watch Week 9 Big Ten football highlights

Looking for Week 9 highlights, stats and game stories? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Catch up on all the day’s best highlights and check out all the stats and action from Week 9 in this post. Ohio State 63, Penn State 14 RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY (AP) Ohio State was looking for a lopsided win to impress the voters and boost better its BCS standings numbers. The Buckeyes made Penn State paid the price. Braxton Miller passed for three touchdowns and ran for two and Carlos Hyde rushed for 147 yards and two more scores to lead

Live Blog: Track Week 9 Big Ten action

We live blogged throughout Week 9 Big Ten action: Ohio State 63, Penn State 14; Michigan State 42, Illinois 3; Minnesota 34, Nebraska 23; Iowa 17, Northwestern 10 (OT). Jump on in for all the best video highlights, tweets and photos. Before your game kicks off, check out Tom Dienhart’s latest Power Rankings, Bowl Projections and Mailbag. Feeling lucky? Pick your Week 9 Big Ten winners. [ PREVIEWS | SCOREBOARD | CONNECT | WEATHER | BTN2GO | GAMEFINDER | VIDEO ]

Week in Review: Looking ahead to Week 9 B1G games

It’s time to get you ready for another exciting weekend of Big Ten football action. Here is a rundown of the upcoming games on Saturday and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the big weekend ahead. BTN’s game coverage will kick off at noon ET when Northwestern travels to Iowa City to take on the Hawkeyes. That game will also be available on BTN2Go. Let’s break down the Big Ten games here. GAMEDAY LINKS: LIVE SCOREBOARD | BTN CONNECT | BTN2GO | STANDINGS | POLLS NORTHWESTERN (4-3, 0-3) at IOWA (4-3, 1-2) – noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go Every week

Ready for Saturday? Take this Week 9 Quiz

It’s that time of the week, time to take my Big Ten grid quiz to prep you for a big Saturday full of action. Clear your desks, take out your No. 2 pencils and get ready to have your brain bent. You’ll thank me later. I promise. 1. If the season ended now, who would be the first-team All-Big Ten quarterback? A. Christian Hackenberg, Penn State B. Nathan Scheelhaase, Illinois C. Braxton Miller, Ohio State D. Jake Rudock, Iowa E. Devin Gardner, Michigan F. Joel Stave, Wisconsin Answer: B. Hackenberg has been as good as any true freshman in the