And the 2014 Big Ten title game mathup is set! No. 14 Wisconsin took down No. 18 Minnesota to win the inaugural Big Ten West crown and advance to play No. 6 Ohio State in Indianapolis. Also highlighting the Week 14 rivalry slate, No. 6 Ohio State dropped Michigan despite losing star quarterback J.T. Barrett to a season-ending broken ankle on the first play of the fourth quarter. In other Week 14 action, No. 10 Michigan State cruised past Penn State, Rutgers rallied past Maryland, Indiana topped Purdue and Illinois downed Northwestern. Catch up on all of the action on our
We’re collecting the best USA Today photos from Week 14. It’s the last regular-season weekend of 2014, so be sure to go back and look at each of the weekly photo galleries over here. And here’s the live Week 14 scoreboard page.
Purdue’s Danny Ezechukwu was ejected early in the third quarter from the team’s rivalry game Saturday at Indiana. Ezechukwu, while in the scrum following an Indiana fumble deep in Purdue territory, made contact with the umpire who was trying to get the players up to see who came up with the ball. Indiana running back Tevin Coleman recovered the fumble, and the penalty gave the Hoosiers an automatic first down. It would have been fourth down without the penalty. The final ruling, according to the head official, was a dead-ball unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for contacting an official. Griffin Oakes hit
As we sit down with family and friends to enjoy Thanksgiving, there are many among us who aren’t getting enough to eat. Two organizations founded by Big Ten students and alumni are making a major impact on the hunger crisis in this country. For more about Zero Percent, read our feature. For more about the Food Recovery Network, read our feature.
Big Ten basketball fans were treated to several outstanding games on Wednesday. Catch up on all of the action here!
What's the most impressive thing about Purdue freshman Vince Edwards? Why can one compare Wisconsin to vintage Bob Knight teams? And how about Maryland?
What does Tevin Coleman's pregame routine consist of? What is his favorite play in the playbook? Find out in this Q&A with Tom Dienhart.
We're a couple weeks into the college basketball season, and there’s no doubt the youngsters are going to alter the landscape of this year’s Big Ten race.
Who wins Week 14 Big Ten games? See our team's picks, including Wisconsin writer Evan Flood, and select your winners inside.
There were seven Big Ten men's basketball games on Tuesday. Catch up on all of the action in this post.