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3:05 PMLindenwood at MinnesotaWatch
6:00 PMWisconsin at IndianaWatch
6:30 PMWisconsin at MinnesotaWatch
7:00 PMMichigan St. at Rutgers Watch
8:00 PMIowa at NorthwesternWatch
8:00 PMMichigan at Penn St.Watch
8:00 PMRutgers at WisconsinWatch
8:00 PMUniversity of Victoria at WisconsinWatch

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Big Ten Animated GIF Tuesday: Keep warm and carry on, Big Ten fans

We here at Big Ten Animated GIF Tuesday headquarters have reviewed this week’s wide sampling of available GIFs, and we couldn’t help but realize that the weather has surely turned. More on this thought in a moment, but for now look back fondly at previous episodes from  Week 1 and Week 2 and Week 3. Oh, and Week 4. And are you into social media? Come on, everyone is doing it. BTN is on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with in-game highlights all season long. And we’re on Vine and Instagram, too. And Snapchat (bigtennetwork). Here are links to collections of available highlights on Twitter. BTN

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Nation’s best teams will be playing on BTN this Saturday

For the first time in network history, two top five teams in the AP Poll will call BTN home, as top-ranked Ohio State takes on Maryland at noon ET and No. 4 Michigan State faces Rutgers at 8 p.m. ET.

Oct 3, 2015; Bloomington, IN, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) runs with the ball against Indiana Hoosiers safety Cjase Dutra (30) at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Bowl Projections: Jerry Palm's list still features 10 Big Ten teams

Time to check in on the playoff and bowl projections of Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com. Bowl assignments have been altered, but 10 Big Ten teams are still penciled into the postseason. However, one of them isn’t 4-1 Illinois. [ MORE: Week 5 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 5 | Week 5 picks revisited | Week 5 uniforms | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 5 top performers | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Dienhart: Wildcats can dream big | John Harbaugh visits Michigan sideline

Oct 3, 2015; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans linebacker Riley Bullough (30) looks to the sidelines during the 2nd half of a game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Spartan Stadium. MSU won 24-21. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

What did Tom Dienhart learn about Big Ten in Week 5? Find out here!

I learned a lot on Saturday, including the notion that Michigan has played better than any team in the Big Ten East—or perhaps the Big Ten. And they have a boatload of grape soda in the Northwestern press box. See what else I learned inside!

Oct 3, 2015; College Park, MD, USA; Maryland Terrapins quarterback Daxx Garman (18) is sacked by Michigan Wolverines defensive end Mario Ojemudia (53) at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Power Rankings: 4-1 Michigan takes over No. 2 spot

With the first week of full-on Big Ten play behind us, there is quite a bit of change in my latest power rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. The biggest development: 4-1 Michigan is up to No. 2.

Oct 3, 2015; Madison, WI, USA; The Iowa Hawkeyes celebrate with The Heartland Trophy following the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium.  Iowa won 10-6. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa Hawkeyes, Michigan Wolverines debut in Coaches Poll

Five Big Ten teams are ranked in the latest AP and Coaches polls, released Sunday afternoon. [ MORE: Week 5 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 5 | Week 5 picks revisited | Week 5 uniforms | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 5 top performers | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Dienhart: Wildcats can dream big | John Harbaugh visits Michigan sideline ] Undefeated Iowa debuts in both polls (No. 22/23), while 4-1 Michigan makes its first appearance in the Coaches Poll (No.  21),

Oct 3, 2015; College Park, MD, USA; Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh during pregame warm up for the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Twitter: Get Gerry DiNardo's Week 5 Sunday Ruminations

It's Sunday, and that means it's time for Gerry DiNardo's weekly Sunday Ruminations. The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his 140-character analysis/take on each Big Ten team that was in action.

Oct 3, 2015; Bloomington, IN, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) scores a touchdown on a long run from scrimmage against the Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium. Ohio State defeats Indiana 34-27. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Watch Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott run for TDs of 55, 65 & 75 yards

Ezekiel Elliott needed only three carries to make it a memorable performance Saturday afternoon at Indiana. [ MORE: Week 5 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Best of Week 5 | Week 5 picks revisited | Week 5 uniforms | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 5 top performers | Gerry DiNardo’s tweets | Dienhart: Wildcats can dream big | John Harbaugh visits Michigan sideline ] The star Ohio State running back scored on runs of 55, 65 and 75 yards in the second half (watch them in the video