Numbers, numbers, numbers. Who doesn’t like some good numbers to broaden their knowledge? BTN research guru Harold Shelton assembles some fascinating stats each week. And here is one for each team that will catch your eye.
The third and final week of full-blown non-conference games is here. And, after last week’s strong lineup of game, this week’s slate lacks much pizzazz. The best game looks like Wisconsin’s trip to BYU, but this isn’t a vintage Cougar squad as it is struggling on offense.
There were some impressive efforts in Week 2. Is Penn State the best team in the Big Ten? I think so. Maryland continues to shine, along with Wisconsin. Illinois and Minnesota are 2-0. How will Ohio State rebound from an ugly home loss to Oklahoma?
There is no denying it: Penn State is the No. 1 team in my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. But keep an eye on Wisconsin, assuming it can get some consistent play in the passing game.
Before we turn our attention to Week 3, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 Big Ten game predictions. Big Ten fans went 11-3 to lead the way, while Dienhart limped to an 8-6 clip.
Justin Herbert threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns, and the Oregon Ducks spoiled Mike Riley's homecoming with a 42-35 victory over Nebraska on Saturday.
How have first-year B1G coaches fared in the last three decades? Tom Dienhart takes a dive into the archives to see.
Coming off a season in which three Big Ten teams reached the Sweet 16 , BTN’s 2017-18 men’s basketball schedule will feature more than 75 conference matchups in addition to at least 49 non-conference battles. For the first time in history, BTN will be the exclusive cable home for the men’s Big Ten Tournament, featuring 10 tournament games from Madison Square Garden in New York City. All games can be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go and Fox Sports Go. Conference play on begins on Friday, Dec. 1 with an opening night doubleheader, as Purdue
If you have heard it once, you have heard it 382 times: Teams typically make their most improvement from Week 1 to Week 2. Having typed that, here 10 things that I will be watching this week.
Find out what Tom Dienhart is buying and what he's selling following Week 1 of the college football season.