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Week 11: We predict all five Big Ten games

Every week during the 2013 football season, BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart, Brent Yarina, Sean Merriman and hoops analyst Stephen Bardo, a huge football fan, make their Big Ten picks. We also provide polls for Big Ten fans to select their winners. Ten weeks down, Merriman sits atop the season standings, 62-12. Big Ten fans are one game off the pace. [ MORE: Week 11 scoreboard | Week 11 Previews | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections ] Sean Merriman (@BTNSean) Season record: 62-12 Week 11 picks: Minnesota 28, Penn State 23; Iowa 24, Purdue 7; Indiana 38, Illinois 31; Michigan 38, Nebraska

Week 11 previews: Five games on tap for Saturday

The games in November are the ones we all remember. And, there are a few interesting clashes this Saturday that will go a long way toward determining the pecking order in each division, especially atop the Legends Division. All eyes will be on Ann Arbor, where Nebraska will play Michigan. For all intents and purposes, the loser likely will be out of the division race. Here’s a look at the games of Week 11. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Ameer Abdullah Q&A ] Iowa (5-4, 2-3) at Purdue (1-7, 0-4) – noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go Why

B1G Clicks: Tracking today's Big Ten trends

Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a video of former Indiana standout Victor Oladipo performing “Ain’t No Sunshine” at the Spirit of Indiana Showcase for Indiana University Athletics. Like what you see? We do this every weekday. Visit our Clicks archive. Here are Wednesday’s B1G Clicks: Our take: Is there anything Victor Oladipo can’t do? The 10 angriest coaches in college basketball http://t.co/NDuABUGA02 — Diamond Leung (@diamond83) November 6, 2013 Our take: Four

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

Power Rankings: Gophers keep jumping up poll

A thrilling Saturday of action went a long way in shaking up my weekly Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. But, in the end, the trio at the top–Ohio State, Wisconsin and Michigan State–reframed its top-billing status with impressive wins. After that trio, it’s surprising Minnesota checking in at No. 4. See my latest list in this post. [ MORE: Enter the Buffalo Wild Wings Trip to the Football Championship Sweepstakes ] POWER RANKINGS PRESENTED BY 1. Ohio State (9-0, 5-0). The Buckeyes have been absolutely dominating the last two weeks, beating Penn State, 63-14, and crushing Purdue, 56-0. Ohio State is

Dienhart: Here's what I learned in Week 10

There was so much to learn on Saturday, one of the most exciting days of action all season. A last-second win by Nebraska … a close finish between Minnesota and Indiana … overtime between Penn State and Illinois. Here’s what I learned. 1. If you haven’t noticed it yet, Ohio State is good. Really good. For the second game in a row, the Buckeyes annihilated a foe. Last week, it was Penn State (63-14). This week, it was Purdue (56-0). So, add it up, and that’s a 119-14 advantage for OSU the last two weeks. This is exactly what a

How did we do? Week 10 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 10 Big Ten predictions. Sean Merriman went a perfect 6-0, as did Big Ten fans and Tom Dienhart, to move into sole possession of first place. Fans, you’re only one game off the pace, tied with Stephen Bardo. [ MORE: Week 10 scoreboard | Week 10 grades, stocks | What did Tom learn? | Power Rankings ] Sean Merriman (@BTNSean) Season record: 62-12 Week 10 record: 6-0 Week 10 picks: Ohio St. 38, Purdue 7; Penn

Tom's Take: My Week 10 grades, stocks & more

This was one of the best weeks of action, highlighted by Nebraska’s stunning last-second win over Northwestern on a Hail Mary pass. Ohio State rolls on, while Michigan State continues to look like the team to beat in the Legends. And the feel-good vibes continue for Minnesota, which may have killed Indiana’s bowl hopes. Here is my wrap of Week 10. [ MORE: Power Rankings | What Tom Learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Week 10 polls ] Biggest surprise: I thought Iowa had a shot to beat Wisconsin in Iowa City. But, it wasn’t close, as the Badgers

U.S. Marine Corps: BTN.com Leaders of Week 10

Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances. Check out our Week 10 stars and highlights in this post. Michigan State defense. The Spartans were outstanding in a commanding 29-6 win over in-state rival Michigan. Pat Narduzzi’s defense held the Wolverines to just 168 total yards of offense and sacked Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner on seven separate occasions. Perhaps most impressive of all– the Wolverines rushed for -48 yards in the game, by far their

Watch Week 10 Big Ten football highlights

Looking for Week 10 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 10 in this post. NEBRASKA 27, NORTHWESTERN 24 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY (AP) Jordan Westerkamp caught Ron Kellogg III’s tipped desperation heave to the end zone with no time left Saturday, giving Nebraska a 27-24 victory over Northwestern on Saturday. The Cornhuskers looked like they were finished after Northwestern took a three-point lead with 1:20 left. They started their final drive at their 17