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Tuesday Oct 25
4:00 PMVirginia at MarylandWatch
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8:00 PMW. Illinois at WisconsinWatch
Wednesday Oct 26
6:00 PMMichigan at IndianaWatch

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Hungry? Here's your Big Ten school's top game-day restaurant

The Big Ten doesn't just boast some of the top fan bases, stadiums and campuses in the nation. It's also home to some of the best college eateries. See our survey's pick for every school's top establishment.

BTN LiveBIG: Purdue researchers shed light on 3.7-million-year-old mystery

From the Garden of Eden to strange black monoliths, human beings have long sought explanations of their origins. Purdue researchers recently made a breakthrough on a major piece of the human ancestry puzzle. Using a combination of radioisotopic dating and a gas-filled magnet detector, the team was able to accurately date a well-preserved skeleton of Australopithecus prometheus, an early forebear of modern-day Homo sapiens. A crew that included Purdue professors Mark Caffee and Darryl Granger and former postdoctoral researcher Ryan Gibbon determined the Australopithecus fossil, dubbed “Little Foot,” is about 3.67 million years old. That’s older than the estimated age

Here are some Big Ten videos to celebrate World Emoji Day

Happy World Emoji Day, Big Ten fans. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section ] Yes, it’s a real thing. Just check out the #WorldEmojiDay hashstag, if you don’t believe us. To celebrate the day, we tweeted one video for every Big Ten team, either men’s basketball or football, with at least one emoji in the text of each tweet. We hope you enjoy the emojis – and the videos. Check ’em out below:

Purdue Onside Kick

Tonight on BTN/BTN2Go: Purdue's 2009 win at Michigan

At 8 p.m. ET tonight on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Purdue’s 38-36 victory over Michigan during the 2009 Big Ten season. Joey Elliott threw for a career-high 367 yards and two touchdowns to lead Purdue to a memorable 38-36 comeback win at Michigan, its first win in Michigan Stadium in 43 years. Speaking of Elliott, the former Purdue quarterback will live tweet during our re-air of the game. Follow along at @joeyelliott14. Back to the action: Ralph Bolden rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns, and added a 35-yard touchdown catch on the fourth play of the game. Here is a

See our favorite Big Ten-themed fantasy football team names

Fantasy football leagues are open – yes, already – with kickoff just about two months away. So, you have plenty of time to sign up, not to mention to come up with a creative name that gets the attention of your friends/league members. We did this before basketball season last year, and now it’s time to do it for football. Here are two fantasy team names for every Big Ten team: ILLINOIS Dudek, Where’s My Car? Lunt Trauma INDIANA Dominique Booth Ferry Simmie’s Corn on the Cobbs IOWA Three & Ott Ferentzic Science (h/t @chfortfun) MARYLAND Skid Rowe Un-Likely Explanation

Victor Oladipo & Cody Zeller

If every Big Ten school had a team at The Basketball Tournament

Several former Big Ten basketball players are set to take place in the second annual “The Basketball Tournament,” which kicks off today with the South and West Regional rounds. A total of 97 teams will play in the tournament, with the winning team taking home a $1,000,000 grand prize. What a fun event, right? That got me wondering what a team for every Big Ten school would look like? In order to do this, I chose a group of five players from every Big Ten school who I think would make the best 5-on-5 team today. The conditions are that

BTN LiveBIG: Purdue event helps girls' interest in STEM flower

Women have made great professional strides in the past few decades, to the point where they now comprise nearly half of the entire U.S. workforce and the majority of American college students. Still, when it comes to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), they have a long way to go. Today, women hold less than a quarter of all STEM jobs. Beth Holloway, director of the Women in Engineering Program and assistant dean of undergraduate education for the College of Engineering at Purdue University, is trying to change that. Tomorrow, Holloway and other Purdue engineering faculty and students