With the lid being taken off of conference play, the action in the Big Ten is starting to heat up. Michigan State (2-0), Nebraska (2-0) and Wisconsin (1-0) are the lone undefeated teams left. Here's a look at the second week of Big Ten play.
Star Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt announced Tuesday that he will enter the 2017 NFL Draft.
It was a wild first week of Big Ten conference play. Just three teams remain undefeated, with Michigan State and Nebraska at 2-0. The craziness impacted Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, which you can find inside.
Wisconsin faced a lose-lose situation vs. Western Michigan in the Cotton Bowl. At the end of the day, Wisconsin avoided any embarrassment, while also giving the Big Ten a much-needed bowl victory in a 24-16 decision Monday.
Wisconsin tight end Troy Fumagalli made a leaping 8-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter and the Badgers won 24-16 in the Cotton Bowl on Monday to deny Western Michigan an undefeated season.
BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten basketball games to watch as the second week of conference play gets underway.
Troy Fumagalli is one of the Big Ten's elite tight ends, so it's no surprise when he makes a highlight-reel catch. Monday, in the Cotton Bowl, Fumagalli might have hauled in the best reception of his career.
Three Big Ten teams are ranked in the latest AP poll, released Monday. No. 13 Wisconsin, up one spot from last week, leads the way, No. 20 Purdue dropped five spots following its home overtime loss to Minnesota on Sunday, Indiana is tied for No. 25.
Bowl game experiences offer teams the opportunity to positively impact host communities, and Big Ten programs are among those making a difference.
Conference play is beginning in earnest, as the race to the Big Ten championship is underway. Michigan State and Nebraska are off to strong 2-0 starts.