Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here. Listen to your coach below.
Welcome to Week 9, which has a trio of hefty matchups with Michigan at Michigan State, Nebraska at Wisconsin and Northwestern at Ohio State. This could be a season-defining Saturday.
In the series premiere of "Sports Lite," host Mike Hall and Wisconsin star Corey Clement combined on an entertaining back-and-forth about the pronunciation of the running back's surname.
This week on "The Journey" we profile a very intense flag football game tradition between Iowa and Wisconsin. We also check in on Northwestern WR Austin Carr, who went from walk-on to Star, and Illinois OL Gabe Megginson, who is part of the new Illini foundation.
Through eight weeks, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has 10 Big Ten teams projected for bowls—one fewer than last week, as Michigan State has fallen from Palm’s projections.
Just like that, the Buckeyes have seen their unbeaten season trashed—and their playoff hopes damaged. But Michigan and Nebraska remain perfect. And Wisconsin tallied yet another impressive victory.
Down goes Ohio State! As a result, my Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal have a new king. Say “hello” to Michigan.
To no surprise, undefeated Michigan moved up to No. 2 in the latest AP & Coaches polls, released Sunday. The Wolverines (7-0) fresh off another rout, this one vs. Illinois, pace the Big Ten for the first time this season. Ohio State, which had been No. 2, dropped to No. 6 AP/No. 8 Coaches following its road loss at Penn State. Perfect Nebraska (7-0) jumps up to No. 7/T-No.6, while Wisconsin drops one spot, to No. 11, despite winning at rival Iowa, and Penn State debuts in the AP at No. 24. View both polls below. AP Rankings Rankings as
Before we turn our attention to Week 9, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 8 Big Ten game predictions.
When the season began, most pundits looked at the first five games of Wisconsin’s Big Ten schedule and shuttered. Well, so far, so good. Wisconsin is 2-2 in Big Ten play after an impressive 17-9 win at Iowa pushed the Badgers to 5-2 overall.