It’s the final week of the season. And, even better, it’s rivalry week! Division titles are on the line, in addition to cool trophies, as schools also jockey to stay in the playoff conversation.
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.
Before we enter rivalry week, also the final week of the regular season, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart shares what he is buying and selling the Big Ten.
Once again, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has a Big Ten team in the playoff. And that team is Ohio State slotted as the No. 4 seed and taking on No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.
No big surprises in Week 12, as the leaders in both divisions held serve. Now, Wisconsin and Michigan can wrap up the West and East titles, respectively, with wins next week.
Before we turn our attention to Week 13, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 12 Big Ten game predictions.
Minnesota's defense delivered an overpowering performance and Mitch Leidner threw his first touchdown pass in seven weeks, guiding the Gophers to a 29-12 victory over Northwestern on Saturday.
Let's assess Ohio State's plaoff chances if the Buckeyes don't win the East. Michigan has real concerns down th stretch. Northwstern's Auston Carr should win the Biletnikoff Award as America’s top receiver. These thoughts and more from BTN.com's Tom Dienhart.
Who wins Week 12 Big Ten football games? Select your winners for all seven games, including a trio on BTN/BTN2Go.
Welcome to the penultimate week of the Big Ten schedule. And the stakes continue to get higher and higher, as the margin for error for division contenders decreases with the finish line in sight.