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Most experts agree that an unbeaten Big Ten champion will seize a spot in the four-team college football playoff, but what about a one-loss Michigan State squad? Speaking of Michigan, keep an eye on its rush defense. And Indiana is fighting for its bowl life. Read these takes and more leading into a very intriguing Big Ten Week 12 in football.
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It’s almost here. Week 12 football games. None of the games is bigger than Michigan State at Ohio State in a battle between two of the best teams in the Big Ten. Our Tom Dienhart looks at all of the games and lays out his weekly upset alert, best matchups, spotlight players and more. Plus, watch the video to look back at recent history between Ohio State and Michigan State.
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Who wins Week 12 Big Ten football games? Get the BTN.com team’s picks, including Purdue beat writer Mike Carmin, and cast your winners inside.
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If it comes to bowls fighting over 5-7 teams, how will it be decided which sub-500 teams get picked first? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at the scenarios.
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Just two weeks remain in the regular season, and both division titles remain up for grabs. Iowa can clinch the West with a win—or Wisconsin loss. The Michigan State at Ohio State will go a long in shaping the East champ.
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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.