Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, January 2, 2013

While a 2-5 clip wasn't the result the Big Ten was shooting for this bowl season, the conference put together its share of impressive plays. Watch our top 10 plays from the Big Ten bowls, including a pair of highlights from Northwestern's first bowl victory since 1949.

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10. Montee Ball scores 83rd and final career TD

9. Trevor Siemian does best Kain Colter impersonation, runs it in for a score

8. Rex Burkhead 16-yard TD reception

7. Aaron Burbridge avoids tacklers, finds end zone

6. Philip Nelson buys time, hits Drew Crawford-Tufts for TD

5. Dan Conroy game-winning 47-yard field goal

4. Devin Gardner extends play, hits Drew Dileo for TD

3. Will Compton picks off Aaron Murray, turns it into six points

2. Quentin Williams takes interception back for TD

1. Le'Veon Bell completes 29-yard pass to TyQuan Hammock