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.
Before we enter rivalry week, also the final week of the regular season, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart shares what he is buying and selling the Big Ten.
Once again, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has a Big Ten team in the playoff. And that team is Ohio State slotted as the No. 4 seed and taking on No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.
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.
De'Veon Smith ran for two touchdowns in a 3:33 span late in the third quarter, finishing with a career-high 158 yards rushing, to help No. 3 Michigan shake off Indiana 20-10 Saturday.
There was a fun and cool scene late in No. 3 Michigan's win over Indiana on Saturday afternoon at Michigan Stadium. Mother Nature played a role throughout the game, but the snow really began to fall and stick on the turf in the final few minutes.
Who wins Week 12 Big Ten football games? Select your winners for all seven games, including a trio on BTN/BTN2Go.
Welcome to the penultimate week of the Big Ten schedule. And the stakes continue to get higher and higher, as the margin for error for division contenders decreases with the finish line in sight.