It’s the final week of the season. And, even better, it’s rivalry week! Division titles are on the line, in addition to cool trophies, as schools also jockey to stay in the playoff conversation.
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.
The biggest change in Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings? Iowa's Peter Jok, the reigning Big Ten Player of the Week, moves up two spots to enter the top half of the list.
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Week 12 didn't feature any surprises in the Big Ten, resulting in little change in BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings. See the full list inside.
No big surprises in Week 12, as the leaders in both divisions held serve. Now, Wisconsin and Michigan can wrap up the West and East titles, respectively, with wins next week.
Before we turn our attention to Week 13, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 12 Big Ten game predictions.
On a 37-degree day when a stiff wind made it feel much colder, Iowa used LeShun Daniels Jr.'s 159 yards and two touchdowns and a punt-return score by Riley McCarron to shut down Illinois, 28-0.
Malcolm Hill scored 25 points to push the Illini to 4-0 with an 89-69 win over Detroit Mercy Friday.
Some players moved around from the first to second week in my weekly player rankings, but Badgers big man Nigel Hayes remained top dog.