The Big Ten posted a glistening 7-1 mark in bowls. Only an Outback Bowl loss by Michigan on New Year’s Day kept the league from going 8-0. Bottom line: There was a lot to enjoy. Here is the Best of the Big Ten Bowl Season.
The Big Ten just wrapped up a highly successful 2017-18 bowl season, starting 7-0 before losing its final game. As we've done all season, we had BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and Big Ten fans pick their Big Ten winners.
This was a brutal way for Michigan to end the 2017 season, frittering a 19-3 lead with 5:42 left in the third quarter in losing 26-19 to South Carolina.
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is entering the NFL draft. Barkley announced his decision to skip his senior year Sunday, a day after helping Penn State beat Washington in the Fiesta Bowl.
After a slow start, the Badgers took control in the second quarter, forged a 24-14 halftime lead and never looked back behind the play of a strong defense and balanced offense to win the Orange Bowl, 34-24,.
Penn State capped a special season with a resounding 35-28 win vs. Washington in the Fiesta Bowl. It makes some wonder: If there was a six- or eight-team playoff, how would the Nittany Lions do?
Tonight, Ohio State showed that it was playoff-worthy with a dominating 24-7 victory vs. Pac-12 champ USC. Ohio State raced to a 24-0 lead in the second quarter and never looked back.
Ohio State All-America cornerback and NFL prospect Denzel Ward did not play in the Cotton Bowl on Friday night, and will not return for his senior season.
Few could have envisioned Purdue being in a bowl this time last year. But Jeff Brohm delivered the Boilermakers to their first postseason berth since 2012. Even better, Purdue capped its remarkable turnaround season with a wild 38-35 win vs. Arizona.
Iowa ended a Big Ten-long five bowl losing streak, knocking off Boston College, 27-20, for its first postseason victory since knocking off Missouri in the 2010 insight Bowl.