Penn State and Wisconsin roll on, while Maryland, Michigan State and Nebraska are upwardly mobile in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
On a day when the Big Ten learned of the passing of Purdue icon Joe Tiller, the conference saw Penn State continue to dominate, Michigan State and Wisconsin make statements and Maryland show it has life even with a third-team QB.
Before we turn our attention to Week 6, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 5 Big Ten game predictions. For the third week in a row Dienhart and fans tied, this time going 4-2,
Ty Johnson rushed for 130 yards and a 34-yard touchdown run with 1:10 to play to lift Maryland to a 31-24 victory over Minnesota on Saturday. Max Bortenschlager completed 18 of 28 passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score for the Terrapins (3-1).
9, 33, 11-1. What do those numbers and others mean for Big Ten football this week? Come find out.
This week BTN.com's Tom Dienhart rolls out his ten favorite Big Ten football traditions.
Listen in to the Big Ten football coaches teleconference here, with audio provided for each of the 14 coaches in the conference ahead of Week 5.
Who wins Week 5 Big Ten football games? See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's selections, plus cast your Big Ten winners, inside.
The non-conference season is over. Well, there is one more non-league game, as Charleston Southern plays at Indiana in October. Still, essentially, non-conference season is finished for Big Ten squads, and here's Tom Dienhart's best of the non-con season.
Welcome to Week 5, which has six games. And, they all are Big Ten tilts. Thank goodness. The headliner is Northwestern at Wisconsin. The game has lost some hue, as the Wildcats already have a loss having been beaten down 41-17 at Duke in Week 2.