It isn't a Sunday without BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo's latest installment of "Sunday Ruminations." Get DiNardo's Week 9 thoughts inside. Also, follow @gerrydinardo!
Biggest surprise? Best play? Top performers? Tom Dienhart recaps all the best from the Big Ten in Week 9 inside.
Week 9 of the Big Ten season included close games, blowout games, an upset, and plenty of exceptional individual performances on both sides of the ball. Here are my top Week 9 Big Ten individual performances. 1. Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska. The Huskers’ star running back continues to make his case for being a Heisman Trophy finalist this season. Abdullah totaled 341 all-purpose yards in a 42-24 victory over Rutgers, which set a new school record. His 225 rushing yards marks the fourth time this season Abdullah has topped the 200-yard mark on the ground. When it comes to college
Full officials' transcript, per #PennState pool reporter: pic.twitter.com/s1ZF6A1Wly — Mark Wogenrich (@MarkWogenrich) October 26, 2014 Penn State fans won’t soon forget two plays from Saturday night’s 31-24 double overtime loss to No. 12 Ohio State. First, there was the early controversial Vonn Bell interception that was reviewed and upheld, leading to an Ohio State touchdown, the first points of the game. Replays showed that the ball hit the ground. Then, on Ohio State’s field goal to go ahead 10-0 early in the second quarter, the play clock appeared to expire three seconds before the ball was snapped. See what referee
That was a fun day of football! Here are the Week 9 results: No. 12 Ohio State knocked off Penn State in double overtime, No. 5 Michigan State topped Michigan, No. 16 Nebraska dropped Rutgers, Wisconsin drilled Maryland and Illinois upset No. 24 Minnesota. Catch up on the all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Also, view our Week 9 gallery. Looking for some more Big Ten links? We also have the latest Big Ten standings, stats, campus weather reports and major polls. OHIO STATE 31, PENN STATE 24 – 2OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | OSU VIDEO
What should Big Ten football fans be looking for on Saturday? BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman asks former Maryland standout Shawne Merriman to point out one impact player for every Week 9 Big Ten game.
The Big Ten Conference is home to volleyball powerhouses and Penn State and Wisconsin proved that when both made the 2013 NCAA championship game. On Sept. 24, those two squads faced each other for the first time since then. BTN’s Kara Lentz collected some of the sights and sounds from that match. This Friday, the “Big Ten Women’s Sports Report” took viewers behind the scenes with an in-depth look at a top volleyball match between these too. Heading into that match, the No. 3 Nittany Lions were on a nine-match winning streak that dates back to a straight-set victory against
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The intense Michigan-Michigan State rivalry always draws a lot of attention. And the name-brand appeal of Ohio State-Penn State is interesting. But don’t sleep on Maryland at Wisconsin, an inter-divisional clash that figures to go a long ways in determining the fate of the schools in 2014. It also looks like the best chance for an upset, with the Terps coming off a big home victory vs. Iowa while the Badgers were off. Check out my Best of Week 9. BEST GAME: In a scheduling oddity, the Wolverines have to travel to East Lansing for a second season in a