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Saturday football: Plan ahead with our Week 5 Big Ten football schedule & TV info

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2:30 PMNorthwestern at Rutgers Watch
3:00 PMIowa at IndianaWatch
7:00 PMMichigan St. at Penn St.Watch
7:00 PMMinnesota at IndianaWatch
7:00 PMMichigan at Rutgers Watch
8:00 PMIndiana at NebraskaWatch
8:00 PMMaryland at NorthwesternWatch
8:00 PMPurdue at IowaWatch

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Wisconsin Badgers head coach Bret Bielema reacts to a missed field goal during the second quarter against the Utah State Aggies at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

Snap Reactions: Badgers survive, Hoosiers fall

BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart watched every single Big Ten football game on Saturday and churned out his usual Snap Reactions after every set of games. Read his take on the early games here, then his take on the afternoon games here, and his final take in the post below. Ball State 41, Indiana 39 1. The defense still has a ways to go, as the Hoosiers lost to Ball State for the third time in a row. Indiana gave up 440 yards. But, worst of all, the Hoosiers allowed Ball State to drive for a game-winning 42-yard field-goal with

Michigan State Spartans running back Le'Veon Bell

Spartans' loss leaves that sinking feeling

Before the day started, we all said that Michigan State was carrying the Big Ten’s tattered banner. The Spartans appeared to be the best team in the Big Ten and they also appeared to be the league’s best hope to be a national title contender. But after a 20-3 loss at home to Notre Dame, the Spartans’ big dreams may be dashed. And the Big Ten may be relegated to the back burner of national relevance—again. Add Michigan State’s disappointing loss to the pile of Big Ten disappointment this year. The league has just four wins over Automatic Qualifying Conferences

A general view during the fourth quarter between the Ball State Cardinals and Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US Presswire

Ball State tops Indiana with last-second FG

Keith Wenning threw for three touchdowns and caught another Saturday, and Steven Schott made a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give Ball State its third straight win over Indiana, 41-39. The winning score was set up by Willie Snead’s diving 18-yard reception as he slid out of bounds with 1 second left. The play was reviewed and the call on the field was upheld. Read the full AP game recap. FOURTH QUARTER: The game between Ball State and Indiana came down to the final play and Steven Schott made a 42-yard field goal as time expired to clinch

Wisconsin Badgers tight end Brian Wozniak (85) is tackled by Utah State Aggies safety McKade Brady (36) after catching a pass during the second quarter at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

Wisconsin survives Utah State, wins 16-14

Utah State’s Josh Thompson missed a 37-yard field goal with seconds remaining, allowing Wisconsin to hold on for a 16-14 victory Saturday night. Thompson missed the kick wide right, preserving a win for the Badgers (2-1). Trailing 14-3 at halftime, the Badgers got an 82-yard punt return from Kenzel Doe to begin their comeback. Montee Ball shook off a rough night to score the go-ahead touchdown on a 17-yard run late in the third quarter. Read the full AP game recap. FOURTH QUARTER: Montee Ball led the ground attack for No. 22 Wisconsin, rushing for 144 yards and one touchdown

Indiana Hoosiers wide receiver Cody Latimer (3) catches a pass in the end zone for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Ball State Cardinals at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US Presswire

3rd Quarter Recap: Ball State 38, Indiana 25

Ball State’s defense held tough in the third quarter, holding Indiana to 32 total yards of offense and the Cardinals have taken the lead 38-25. Ball State’s front seven stepped up in the quarter, allowing the Hoosiers to gain just 10 rushing yards. The last 14 points have been scored by the Cardinals. Jamill Smith’s 12-yard touchdown pass to Keith Wenning put Ball State on top 31-25, capping off a six-play, 57-yard drive. The Cardinals expanded their lead to 38-25 thanks to an 11-play, 71-yard drive that ended when Wenning found Zane Fakes open for an 11-yard touchdown pass. Ball

Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Jordan Fredrick (9) tries to avoid Utah State Aggies cornerback Devonta Glover-Wright (20) after catching a pass during the first quarter at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

3rd Quarter Recap: Wisconsin 16, Utah State 14

At one point Wisconsin trailed by 11 points, but the Badgers have come back to take a 16-14 lead at the end of the third quarter. Wisconsin made the score 14-10 when Kenzel Doe returned a punt for a touchdown. Montee Ball’s 17-yard touchdown run gave the Badgers the lead 16-14 after a six-play, 43-yard drive. Wisconsin started in good field position when the Badgers returned a punt. Wisconsin didn’t throw a single time on that drive. The Badgers gave up only 20 passing yards during the quarter. Utah State has given up 13 straight points. The Badgers’ Ball topped

Indiana Hoosiers wide receiver Duwyce Wilson (81) is unable to catch a pass while being defended by Ball State Cardinals cornerback Armand Dehaney (13) in the first quarter at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US Presswire

2nd Quarter Recap: Indiana 25, Ball State 24

Indiana aired it out to the tune of 145 passing yards in the quarter, and the Hoosiers have taken the lead 25-24. Cameron Coffman’s nine-yard touchdown pass to Kofi Hughes finished off a nine-play, 73-yard drive and gave Indiana the lead, 17-14. The Hoosiers’ rushing attack finished with just two carries on that drive. Ball State tied things up at 17 when an eight-play, 52-yard drive ended after Steven Schott drilled a 51-yard field goal. A seven-play, 28-yard scoring drive by the Cardinals snapped the 17-17 tie, as Jahwan Edwards ran one yard to paydirt. Coffman’s three-yard touchdown pass to

Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball (28) is tackled with the football during the first quarter against the Utah State Aggies at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

2nd Quarter Recap: Utah State 14, Wisconsin 3

In the second quarter, Utah State’s Matt Austin caught an 11-yard touchdown pass, and the Aggies now lead 14-3. Wisconsin closed the gap to 7-3 when Kyle French kicked a 19-yard field goal to put the finishing touches on a 62-yard drive. Utah State opened up the lead, 14-3, after marching down the field for a five-play, 24-yard drive that ended when Chuckie Keeton threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Austin. The Aggies began the drive with good field position after Utah State recovered a fumble. The Aggies will start the second half with the ball. [ BY QUARTER |

Nebraska Cornhuskers defender P.J. Smith (13) celebrates his pass interception with Will Compton (51) during the game against the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Memorial Stadium in the first half. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-US PRESSWIRE

Snap Reactions: Teams bounce back early

BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart is monitoring every game today and he gives his quick reactions to the early games in the Big Ten. Find every video highlight over here. The early results: Illinois 44, Charleston Southern 0, Minnesota 28, W. Michigan 23, Nebraska 42, Arkansas State 13, Ohio State 35, California 28, Purdue 54, E. Michigan 16. Read his reactions below. Illinois 44, Charleston Southern 0 1. Coming off a demoralizing 45-14 loss at Arizona State, Illinois needed this. Everyone knew FCS Charles Southern was overmatched in this matchup. And Illinois methodically took care of business—even with QB Nathan Scheelhaase out

Indiana Hoosiers enter the field prior to the game against the Ball State Cardinals at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US Presswire

Full Saturday coverage tonight on 'The Final Drive'

Tune into the Big Ten Network for complete coverage of the entire Saturday of Big ten football with “The Final Drive'” at midnight ET as our experts cover all 12 games with highlights and analysis. Earlier results: Illinois 44, Charleston Southern 0, Iowa 27, Northern Iowa 16, Michigan 63, UMass 13, Minnesota 28, W. Michigan 23, Nebraska 42, Arkansas State 13, Northwestern 22, Boston College 13, Ohio State 35, California 28, Penn State 34, Navy 7, Purdue 54, E. Michigan 16. Every single highlight we clip during games lands in our BTN.com video vault, so bookmark that page. And do