Another week of Big Ten football. Another wild, crazy finish. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley ] This one came in Saturday night’s Nebraska vs. Michigan State game. Tommy Armstrong found Brandon Reilly for a 30-yard touchdown pass that went under review but was ultimately ruled a score, giving Nebraska a memorable 39-38 win over No. 7 Michigan State. Following the incredible finish, Huskers coach Mike Riley celebrated with his team in the locker room, and Nebraska’s video team caught it
When a team has a player with the talents of Jabrill Peppers, it only makes sense to find as many ways to get the ball in his hands. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | View your team’s homepage ] Jim Harbaugh and staff have gotten creative the last two weeks, making sure the safety can have an impact in all three phases of the game. In Saturday’s game vs. Rutgers, Peppers lined up as a receiver, went in
Few Big Ten quarterbacks have been hotter than Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg the last month or so. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Polls: Pick your Week 10 winners | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | View your team’s homepage ] The junior signal-caller entered Saturday’s game at Northwestern with 12 touchdown passes and zero interceptions in his last six games. It’s tough to top that ratio. Hackenberg’s arm drew some more headlines Saturday, and it was for an early pass that drilled the umpire in the head. Watch Hackenberg, accidentally, knock down the ump with
The holiday season is fast approaching, and if you’re looking for a present for the Big Ten fan who has everything, there’s a Big Ten fan who can help. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] Matt Jenkins (@LEGOStadiums), a 29-year old Ohio State fan, has created quite the buzz with his replica Big Ten football stadiums made out of Legos. So far, Jenkins
Do you believe in miracles? [ MORE: Get the full Big Ten men’s basketball exhibition schedule ] Augustana does, which was evident by what took place during Friday night’s exhibition basketball game between the Vikings and the Iowa Hawkeyes. With the game tied 74-74 in the final seconds, Augustana’s Dan Jansen hit a fadeaway jumper as the buzzer sounded to give the Vikings the stunning 76-74 upset victory over the Hawkeyes in Iowa City, Iowa. Check out the play at the top of this post or below. Incredible!
Fred Glass announced Friday the initial plans for a season-long recognition to honor the 40th anniversary of the undefeated 1976 men’s basketball team. Indiana’s 1976 team remains the last undefeated NCAA men’s basketball champion and was selected as the greatest college basketball team of all-time on the 75th anniversary of the NCAA Tournament in 2013. [ MORE: Iowa Hawkeyes to wear patch to honor late Roy Marble ] The season-long honoring of the 40th anniversary includes season tickets being mailed to fans in a folded keepsake replica of the 1976 championship banner, a commemorative patch placed on the back of
Roy Marble will be remembered as one of the greatest players in Iowa basketball history. The former Hawkeye great died just under two months ago following a yearlong battle with cancer. [ MORE: Indiana to wear patch to honor undefeated 1976 national title team ] In memory of Marble, the Hawkeyes basketball team will have “RM23” stitched into their uniforms this season. Check out the photo at the top of this post. After starring for four years at Iowa, Marble left college as the Hawkeyes’ all-time leading scorer. He scored 2,116 points from 1985 through 1989 and the Hawkeyes competed
College basketball is back! The Indiana Hoosiers kicked off their Big Ten exhibition season with an impressive 82-54 win over Ottawa on Tuesday night at Assembly Hall. [ MORE: Get the full Big Ten men’s basketball exhibition schedule ] James Blackmon led a balanced Indiana attack with 15 points. Troy Williams and Thomas Bryant chipped in 12 apiece and Yogi Ferrell added 11. The game was broadcasted on BTN Plus, which allowed us to capture the top highlights from the Hoosiers’ victory. Here is a look at the top three plays from Tuesday night’s game. 1. Troy Williams throws down
Believe it or not, we have reached the final month of the 2015 college football regular season. [ MORE: Week 10 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Q&A: Jake Butt | View your team’s homepage ] With the calendar flipping to November, “B1G Football & Beyond” shared its top 10 plays of October at the end of Tuesday morning’s show. To very little surprise, the countdown includes a bunch of can’t-miss plays. The No. 1 play? We think you have a good idea about that.
Much anticipation and buzz surrounds the release of the CFP poll, especially the inaugural edition. The unveiling of Poll No. 1 will be at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday. And it sure seems like a lot of people are interested where 8-0 Iowa will land. I asked several beat writers for their takes.