Thirteen Big Ten players made the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams, it was announced Monday. Seven of the honorees, , including five defensive standouts, earned first-team laurels.
Andrew Rowsey scored 24 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, Markus Howard added 23 points, and Marquette defeated in-state rival Wisconsin 82-63 on Saturday.
Wisconsin had its hopes set on making the playoff for the first time, but the loss to Ohio State—the Badgers’ first of the season after a 12-0 start--in the Big Ten title game killed those dreams. But landing in the Orange Bowl vs. Miami offers a good opportunity to close the season with a victory vs. a marquee foe.
Ethan Happ's 23 points weren't enough in Philadelphia as Wisconsin fell to Temple, 59-55. The loss dropped the Badgers to 4-6 on the season.
Who wins 2017-18 Big Ten football bowl games? Pick your eight winner, plus get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's score predictions, inside.
The Associated Press released its 2017 All-Big Ten team Wednesday afternoon, and Penn State RB Saquon Barkley and Iowa LB Josey Jewell highlight the honorees.
Khalil Iverson scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half to lead Wisconsin to a 64-63 win over Penn State on Monday night. Nate Reuvers added 11 points and Ethan Happ grabbed 10 rebounds for the Badgers (4-5, 1-1 Big Ten), who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Big Ten play beginning December 1 is a tremendous holiday treat. The early conference tests really give us an idea of where teams stand. Speaking of which, it's time for BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
The bowl matchups are set. Eight Big Ten teams will be bowling, including three in New Year's Six Games (Cotton: Ohio State vs. USC; Orange: Wisconsin vs. Miami; Fiesta: Penn State vs. Washington).
The final College Football Playoff rankings were released Sunday afternoon, and the Big Ten was left out of the top 4. Alabama earned the fourth spot, the only one of the top four slots that had any drama entering the selection show.