Every game has a storyline, right? So what are they for the 10 Big Ten bowl teams? From Ohio State and its playoff matchup with Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl to Maryland and its battle vs. Boston College in the Quick Lane Bowl, here is what to watch for.
Ten Big Ten teams are bowling this postseason, including a record four in New Year's Six Bowls. The highlighter: No. 3 Ohio State playing No. 2 Clemson in the semifinals.
Michigan is Orange Bowl-bound after games over the weekend didn't go the Wolverines' way. Their opponent on Dec. 30 will be Florida State, rewarded for sweeping a weak November schedule.
Moe Wagner scored a career-high 20 points, leading four Michigan players who scored in double figures for Michigan in an 82-55 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday.
That leaves the Big Ten with one really good hope to get a second team in the playoff: A loss by No. 2 Clemson to Virginia Tech in the ACC title game today.
The Michigan, Purdue and Wisconsin volleyball teams all saw NCAA tournament action Thursday, and all three advanced to the Second Round without dropping a set.
Despite trailing for most of the game, Virginia Tech surged past Michigan late Wednesday to earn a 73-70 road win in Ann Arbor.
BTN Live announced the 2016 All-Big Ten offensive team and award winners Wednesday night, and it was the Saquon Barkley show. The Penn State running back reeled in two individual awards and was a first-team selection by the coaches and media.
The penultimate College Football Playoff rankings didn’t have any surprises Tuesday night. Ohio State (No. 2), Wisconsin (No. 6) and Penn State (No. 7) all stayed put, while Michigan dropped to No. 5.
BTN Live announced the 2016 All-Big Ten defense award winners and teams Tuesday night. Jabrill Peppers won a trio of awards, including Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year.