We’re collecting the best USA Today photos from Week 14. It’s the last regular-season weekend of 2014, so be sure to go back and look at each of the weekly photo galleries over here. And here’s the live Week 14 scoreboard page.
Purdue’s Danny Ezechukwu was ejected early in the third quarter from the team’s rivalry game Saturday at Indiana. Ezechukwu, while in the scrum following an Indiana fumble deep in Purdue territory, made contact with the umpire who was trying to get the players up to see who came up with the ball. Indiana running back Tevin Coleman recovered the fumble, and the penalty gave the Hoosiers an automatic first down. It would have been fourth down without the penalty. The final ruling, according to the head official, was a dead-ball unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for contacting an official. Griffin Oakes hit
Ohio Stadium went silent as an announcer called out the name of a missing football player and a police poster seeking information on his disappearance appeared on a monitor.
Welcome to Week 14, the final Saturday of the regular season! Let's take a look at some of the conference's alternate designs today.
Big Ten Field Pass on BTN2Go, our Web-only live camera on football Saturdays, is at Wisconsin this Saturday and goes live one hour before the 3:30 ET kickoff against Minnesota when the Gophers and Badgers battle for the Big Ten West title. Get with an exclusive look at the pregame activities on the field. This same Field Pass link is also where BTN/BTN2Go will live stream the entire football game in case you’re not near a TV on Saturday. We’ve done each weekend from a select BTN TV game, and our Internet-only cameras take you right onto the field. This live
It was a great win for Nebraska on Friday. The most impressive thing? The Cornhuskers’ ability to rebound from adversity.
Kenny Bell caught a 9-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Nebraska rallied to beat Iowa 37-34 on Friday, snapping a two-game losing streak. MORE: BOX SCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | FULL RECAP Tommy Armstrong Jr. had four TD passes for the Cornhuskers (9-3, 5-3 Big Ten), who trailed by as many as 17 points before storming back in the second half. Jordan Canzeri caught a 5-yard touchdown pass with 1:49 left in regulation to put Iowa ahead 31-28. But Drew Brown‘s 20-yard field goal with 8 seconds left forced overtime.
A missing Ohio State University football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police. Kosta Karageorge, a 22-year-old senior defensive tackle from Columbus, was last seen at his apartment around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Team spokesman Jerry Emig confirmed that Karageorge missed practice Wednesday and Thursday, which his family says was uncharacteristic. Karageorge’s parents filed a missing-person report Wednesday evening, listing him as white, 6-foot-5, 285 pounds, bearded and bald. Kosta Karageorge, a former Buckeyes wrestler, joined the football team as a walk-on
In this Friday's Buig Ten Links, Wisconsin's Gary Andersen previews Saturday's game against Minnesota, we spotlight an amazing story about Minnesota defensive tackle Cameron Botticelli, and we sprinkle in a few basketball, notes too.
Happy Thanksgiving, Big Ten fans! Hope you enjoy this fun video, featuring Big Ten stars sharing their favorite Thanksgiving staples.