Save for one stunning upset—I’m looking at you, Northwestern—it was business as usual in the Big Ten in Week 2. As a result, there isn't much change in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
Before we turn our attention to Week 3, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 Big Ten game predictions. Like Big Ten teams, Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Big Ten fans all went 12-2, missing the same two games: Western Michigan at Northwestern and Wisconsin vs. LSU. See all of our Week 2 predictions below. Sean Merriman (@BTNSean) 2016 record: 24-3 Week 2 record: 12-1 Week 2 picks: Maryland 27, FIU 10; Cincinnati 31, Purdue 20; Rutgers 28, Howard 10; Michigan 31, UCF 7; Minnesota 27, Indiana State 14; Nebraska
Week 2 was all about the blowouts with five teams scored over 50 points as Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Rutgers and Wisconsin all hung at least half-a-hundred on opponents in easy wins.
Indiana takes on Ball State at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday. Here's five things to know before the Hoosiers kick off Week 2 in the Big Ten.
In this week's "Things We Think We Know," BTN.com's Tom Dienhart lays out ten things: Fear Iowa. Ohio State means business. Heres one Week 2 "must win." Read them all ahead of Saturday's games.
Thirteen schools are in action. And there are some top matches on deck in the second week of play. The headliner is the highly anticipated renewal of the Pitt-Penn State rivalry. Get Tom Dienhart's Best of Week 2 inside.
Who wins Week 2 Big Ten football games? There's 13 of them this week, including six on BTN/BTN2Go. Hop inside to see the BTN.com team's predictions and to cast your 13 winners.
Devine Redding eclipsed the 1,000-yard barrier as a reserve last season. What does he have in store for the 2016 season? Check out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's Q&A with the Indiana RB inside.
The first leaf hasn’t fallen off a tree. But it’s never too early to think about bowl matchups, right? See where CBSSports.com's Jerry Palm places the Big Ten following Week 1 inside.
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. Listen to your coach below.