Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports
Let’s start daily links with this bit of good news: Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi has won the Broyles Award as the nation’s top assistant. This was a no-brainer, really.
What does a Hall of Fame coach do when his team has a week off from game action? How about going to see your son’s team play?
The Big Ten went a perfect 3-0 Tuesday night in men’s hoops action. Indiana cruised to an 81-54 victory over Oakland, while Minnesota topped South Dakota State 75-59 and Illinois edged out a victory over Dartmouth, 72-65. Catch up on all of Tuesday’s action in this post.
Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports
Penn State standout John Urschel was named the recipient of the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy on Tuesday night at the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame’s 56th annual celebration of college football.
Head coaches get plenty of accolades and awards. The players? They have myriad trophies they can win and postseason all-league teams they can be named to. But what about the assistant coaches? It’s time to shine the spotlight on the guys at heart of every program’s engine.
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
The 2013-14 bowl schedule has been released, and that means it’s time for the national pundits to rank the games, from 1 to 35. Regardless of the ranking, the Big Ten’s best bowls are all over the top of the lists. No surprise there. See where several sites ranked the Big Ten bowls in this post.