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Who wins Week 5 Big Ten football games? The BTN.com team and Michigan beat writer Angelique Chengelis, this week’s guest picker, have made their picks inside. Now, it’s time for you to cast your winners!
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The first full week of Big Ten action awaits in Week 5. And all eyes will be on two Big Ten West clashes.
Iowa’s trip to Wisconsin and Minnesota’s journey to Northwestern will help set a framework for what looks like a wide-open Big Ten West clash. And Nebraska goes to Illinois in a battle between two West teams looking to get a foothold in the division.
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You send me emails. I answer emails—if they are good ones. Pretty simple. So, let’s enjoy another round of Big Ten Mailbag, the best part of every week. As a bonus: There even is a Vinnie Barbarino reference in this week’s bag ‘o’ mail. How lucky are you?
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The Big Ten has 54 non-conference games in the book with just two to go (Rutgers and Penn State both still will play Army). And, it did pretty well vs Power Five leagues, going 10-9.
But before Big Ten action commences Saturday, let’s take a look back to digest what we witnessed in non-conference action.
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Time to check in on the playoff and bowl projections of Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com. There have been some big changes from last week, as 10–up from nine–Big Ten teams are penciled into the postseason. And many matchups have changed.
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It basically was business as usual in the last week of full-blown non-conference games. And the power rankings reflect that—as well as a growing affinity for all things Michigan.