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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”.
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The battle for Floyd of Rosedale is the highlight of this week, as Minnesota takes on Iowa for the iconic bronze pig bauble. The Golden Gophers are fighting for their bowl life, while the Hawkeyes are battling to stay perfect.
Today we have USA Today projection – wait for it – an early NCAA men ‘s basketball bracket. It’s not even Thanksgiving yet! Also, which Ohio State assistant football coaches are ready to be come head coaches? And Tom Izzo is very high on his latest basketball recruiting class. Get caught up on these stories and more with Tom Dienhart’s roundup of these Thursday Big Ten headlines.
Week 10 of the Big Ten football season was filled with excitement.
Who wins Week 11 Big Ten football games? Get the BTN.com team’s picks, including Ohio State beat writer Doug Lesmerises, and cast your six winners inside.
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The stretch run is heating up. Can Ohio State and Iowa stay unbeaten? Will Nebraska finally win two in a row? Can Michigan State get back on track?
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Chad Carr, the 5-year-old son of former Michigan quarterback Jason Carr and a grandson of former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr, has entered hospice care, according to the Pray For Chad Carr Facebook page.