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Dienhart: Big Ten East offensive backfield unit rankings

Oct 24, 2015; Piscataway, NJ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) turns up field during the first quarter against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at High Points Solutions Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

J.T. Barrett finds Curtis Samuel for TD pass

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The personnel losses at Ohio State were significant after 2015. Heading the list of key departures: running back Ezekiel Elliott. How will the Buckeyes replace him? Michigan State can sympathize, as it has lost all-time great quarterback Connor Cook. Relax. Each school appears to have answers in its backfield.

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The best Big Ten draft pick at every NBA Draft position

NBA Draft 2015

Big Ten's top NBA Draft picks

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The Big Ten saw six players get drafted in the 2016 NBA Draft on Thursday night.

Two of the former standouts (Denzel Valentine – No. 14 to Chicago & Caris LeVert – No. 20 to Indiana; traded to Brooklyn) were selected in the first round.

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