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.
Notre Dame completed its second successful stretch in the borough, beating Northwestern 70-66 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the Legends Classic.
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.
Bryant McIntosh had 20 points and five assists to lead Northwestern to a convincing 77-58 victory over No. 22 Texas on Monday night in the semifinals of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center.
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.
Week 12 didn't feature any surprises in the Big Ten, resulting in little change in BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's latest Big Ten Power Rankings. See the full list inside.
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.