On a day when the Big Ten learned of the passing of Purdue icon Joe Tiller, the conference saw Penn State continue to dominate, Michigan State and Wisconsin make statements and Maryland show it has life even with a third-team QB.
Before we turn our attention to Week 6, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans did with their Week 5 Big Ten game predictions. For the third week in a row Dienhart and fans tied, this time going 4-2,
Wisconsin held on to beat Northwestern Saturday, 33-24, in a game with B1G West implications. The Wildcats nearly clawed back from a 31-10 deficit, but the Badgers survived late.
9, 33, 11-1. What do those numbers and others mean for Big Ten football this week? Come find out.
This week BTN.com's Tom Dienhart rolls out his ten favorite Big Ten football traditions.
Will the Badgers go unbeaten? The schedule is favorable, and they've shown the potential to run the table so far, writes Tom Dienhart.
Listen in to the Big Ten football coaches teleconference here, with audio provided for each of the 14 coaches in the conference ahead of Week 5.
Who wins Week 5 Big Ten football games? See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's selections, plus cast your Big Ten winners, inside.
The non-conference season is over. Well, there is one more non-league game, as Charleston Southern plays at Indiana in October. Still, essentially, non-conference season is finished for Big Ten squads, and here's Tom Dienhart's best of the non-con season.
Welcome to Week 5, which has six games. And, they all are Big Ten tilts. Thank goodness. The headliner is Northwestern at Wisconsin. The game has lost some hue, as the Wildcats already have a loss having been beaten down 41-17 at Duke in Week 2.