staff, December 7, 2013

BTN and has team coverage of the Big Ten Football Championship weekend as senior writer Tom Dienhart and web editor Sean Merriman are in Indianapolis for all the events. Follow Dienhart on Twitter via @BTNTomDienhart and find Merriman via @BTNSean. We're also taking pictures for our BTN Instagram page and our Instagram page for the TV show "The Journey."

On TV, we're rolling multiple shows from Indianapolis, including Saturday's pregame show at 6:30 p.m. ET. Kickoff for the game is 8:17 p.m. ET. will be providing in-game highlights via Twitter and Facebook, our usual in-game live blog, as well as photos and more throughout the game. For now, let's look at all that we've done so far.

Both coaches spoke on Friday, and you can watch those sessions here.

Who do the experts pick? The picks are in! Our expert canvassed my writing colleagues from all Big Ten precincts, as well as some national scribes and pundits, to get their prediction on the Big Ten title game between Ohio State and Michigan State this Saturday night in Indianapolis.

Now you make the pick. It's time for you to vote. Read 10 reasons why the Buckeyes can win. And then 10 reasons why the Spartans can win. We also have insider scouting reports on both Ohio State and Michigan State. BTN TV analyst Chuck Long gives us his thoughts on the game, and for fun we look at Saturday's game through the alphabet and run it down from A to Z.

Find all of out other stories in our Big Ten Football Championship section.


Game day coverage begins live from Fan Fest with Revsine, DiNardo, Griffith and Mason on #BTNLive at 11 AM ET. The same four return just hours before kickoff from Lucas Oil Stadium with the Big Ten Championship Pregame Show at 6:30 PM ET. They?ll also have extensive analysis, highlights and on-field interviews on the Big Ten Football Championship Postgame Show, airing approximately at 11:45 PM ET Saturday night.


On Sunday, BTN will present the Big Ten Bowl Selection Special at 9 PM ET. Revsine will host the show alongside DiNardo and Griffith as they preview each Big Ten bowl matchup and discuss key post-season factors. Select coaches also will be interviewed during the 60-minute program, which airs live from the Chicago studio.