No big shocks this Saturday in the Big Ten, as Ohio State and Iowa remained unbeaten. Nebraska won two games in a row for the first time, while Michigan State got back on track, Michigan won the wildest Big Ten game of 2015 and Northwestern pushed its winning streak to three.
There are good days. There are great days. And then there is the type of day Iowa running back LeShun Daniels had against Minnesota on Saturday. [ MORE: Week 11 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] The Hawkeyes’ junior running back rushed for a career-high 195 yards and three touchdowns against the Gophers, but it was one special run that put the cherry on top. With Iowa leading 33-28 late in the game, Daniels took a handoff and broke off a huge 51-yard run to put the game away. Minnesota would go on to score late,
What a day of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Week 11 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] Fans were treated to some outstanding plays, incredible finishes, and of course, plenty of great individual standouts. Who tops this week’s list of top performers? Well, that’s what I’m here to tell you! Here are my top 10 individual performers from Week 11 of the Big Ten football season. 1. Jake Rudock, QB, Michigan. This guy was simply amazing in Michigan’s 48-41 win over Indiana. The Wolverines’ senior quarterback completed 33-of-46 passes for a career-high 440 yards and six
Another week, another win for Ohio State. That’s 23 in row for the Buckeyes and 30 in succession vs. Big Ten teams in regular-season games. This time, Illinois was the object in between Ohio State and its lofty goals, falling 28-3 to a Buckeyes squad that was just too good and too talented. Sorry, Illini. [ MORE: Week 11 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls ] Now, the real fun begins for Ohio State in its quest to stay unbeaten, win the Big Ten East, take the conference and defend its national championship. It
The No. 5-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes are breaking out some alternate uniforms for their primetime matchup against Minnesota tonight, and they are sharp! [ Watch Iowa vs. Minnesota at 8 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go ] The tops are black with “Iowa” printed in gold, along with the numbers and the Nike swoosh. The Hawkeyes’ pants are also all black with the yellow Nike swoosh on the upper left side and the yellow Hawkeye logo on the right. The normal black Hawkeye helmet will be used with “ANF” printed inside an outline of state of Iowa. Check out the uniforms at the
What an amazing day of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Week 11 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] In today’s early games, Northwestern beat Purdue 21-14, Michigan State dropped Maryland 24-7, and Ohio State beat Illinois 28-3. In the late afternoon games, Nebraska cruised by Rutgers 31-14, while Michigan won a double-overtime thriller over Indiana, 48-41. Iowa closed out the day with a memorable 40-35 victory over Minnesota. In this post we lay out all of the Big Ten games and post highlights from each. Our live college football scoreboards have all scores and stats. Check out
Iowa's Kirk Ferentz will be the Big Ten Coach of the Year. Minnesota was right to remove the "interim coach" tag from Tracy Claeys. Like it or not, this is an historic run by Ohio State. Read these takes and more in BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's last-minute prep for Saturday's football games.
"If there's confusion about who the guy is who's going to the lead the Boilermakers in 2016, let's dispel that," Purdue's athletic director told BTN. Watch that and read more football and men's basketball headlines from around the Big Ten on this Friday.
Iowa hosts Minnesota at 8 p.m. ET Saturday night on BTN and BTN2Go. In anticipation of the game, we whipped up a little interactive Vine that will either drive you crazy or bring you a small sense of accomplishment. You mission: Can you catch Floyd with your mascot of choice? See the Vine video in this post. More on the game: Find BTN on your TV system here. Watch the game live via BTN2Go. Use our online scoreboard for live stats, too. In-game video highlights on Twitter for Minnesota and Iowa. Follow @IowaOnBTN and @MinnesotaOnBTN Follow us on Facebook at BTN’s
Just when you thought the Big Ten season couldn’t get any more exciting, boom! Nebraska upsets previously unbeaten Michigan State at home. Iowa eeks out an eight point win at Indiana. Wisconsin gets a stern test at Maryland and comes away winning by a touchdown. Ohio State finds itself in a one-score game in the fourth quarter in Columbus against Minnesota before winning by 14. And then Northwestern lets a 20-7 lead slip away … to eventually win on a last second field goal against Penn State, 23-21. As the adage goes, “any given Saturday”. Aside from the theatrics, Illinois got