Some great, fun games this week, including a few that included game-winning shots in the final moments. Amid those thrilling finishes, it’s becoming clearer that Wisconsin and Maryland are the teams to beat as each is 5-1 in league action.
When the season dawned, many felt Indiana, the defending league champ, Purdue and Wisconsin were the Big Ten favorites. But one thing is becoming more clear: Maryland may be the team to beat. Really. Who could have seen this coming?
If you still are having trouble making sense of the Big Ten, don’t feel bad. You aren’t alone. The conference continues to be difficult to figure out. This week, we saw a hot Minnesota squad ranked for the first time since 2013 lose twice.
Say “hello” to the Pacific Pro Football. What is that, you say? It’s a new professional league that will launch in 2018. Its intent: To develop players, not compete with the NFL. The great Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! detailed the fledgling league.
The Big Ten race got a whole lot more interesting, as Nebraska and Wisconsin each suffered their first conference defeats Sunday. Now, as we ready to tip off Week 3 of conference play, Purdue, Michigan State, Nebraska, Minnesota, Maryland and Wisconsin all have one Big Ten loss.
The dreary bowl run continues for Iowa, which has now lost five in a row. The last three bowl losses have been bad, falling 45-28 to Tennessee in the TaxSlayer, 45-16 to Stanford in the Rose and now this 30-3 beating at the hands of Florida.
Conference play is beginning in earnest, as the race to the Big Ten championship is underway. Michigan State and Nebraska are off to strong 2-0 starts.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today it's time to take a look at the top 10 Big Ten football games of 2016. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's full list inside.
Jerry Kill could be just what Rutgers needs to invigorate what was a moribund Scarlet Knights offense in 2016. Kill brings a wealth of knowledge to the staff of Chris Ash, who just finished his first season at Rutgers with a 2-10 record overall and a 1-9 Big Ten mark.
The 2016 Heisman Trophy winner has been announced, with Louisville dual-threat quarterback Lamar Jackson taking the prestigious honor. Here’s a look at BTN.com Tom Dienhart's ballot.