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Snap Reactions: Teams bounce back early’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

Purdue's offense sparkles in 54-16 win

Caleb TerBushpassed for two touchdowns and ran for another to help Purdue defeat Eastern Michigan 54-16 on Saturday afternoon. Akeem Hunt ran for 106 yards and a touchdown on just four attempts and scored a 50-yard touchdown on his only catch. Brandon Cottom ran for 95 yards and Antavian Edison caught five passes for 78 yards for the Boilermakers (2-1), who were coming off a last-minute 20-17 loss to Notre Dame. FOURTH QUARTER: Akeem Hunt put the team on his back in Purdue’s 54-16 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium, rushing for 107 rushing yards and one

3rd Quarter Recap: Purdue 40, E. Michigan 9

Thanks to a mean rushing attack, Purdue now leads 40-9. The Boilermakers rushed for 70 yards in the quarter. The Boilermakers have erupted for 27 straight points. Purdue opened up the lead, 40-9, after Akeem Hunt ran 56 yards to paydirt to end a four-play, 80-yard drive. Eastern Michigan has the ball at its own 34-yard line to begin the fourth quarter. [ ALL PREVIEWS | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT | WEATHER | WATCH ON BTN2GO ] EDITOR’S NOTE In partnership with Narrative Science, posts recaps after every quarter of every Big Ten football game. Use

2nd Quarter Recap: Purdue 33, E. Michigan 9

Purdue put up 20 points in the second, and the Boilermakers now lead 33-9. Purdue executed a balanced offensive attack in the quarter, finishing with 107 yards passing and 122 yards rushing. The Boilermakers have scored 20 unanswered points. Eastern Michigan made the score 13-6 when Pudge Cotton intercepted Caleb TerBush’s pass and returned it for a touchdown. A 26-yard drive that ended when Dylan Mulder kicked a 23-yard field goal helped the Eagles narrow the deficit to 13-9. Eastern Michigan had to settle for a field goal after failing to reach the endzone from Purdue’s four-yard line. A fumble

1st Quarter Recap: Purdue 13, E. Michigan 0

Purdue racked up 61 rushing yards in the first, and the Boilermakers lead 13-0 at the end of the first quarter. Purdue scored when Akeem Shavers turned a handoff into a 40-yard touchdown to cap off a six-play, 65-yard drive, giving the Boilermakers the game’s first lead. Purdue opened up the lead, 13-0, after marching down the field for a five-play, 29-yard drive that ended when Caleb TerBush threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Antavian Edison. The Boilermakers started in good field position when Jay Karutz blocked a punt. Eastern Michigan will start the second quarter with possession on its

Week 3 Previews: Spartans-Irish headline slate

Every week, I rank the Big Ten’s slate of games. Where does your team’s Week 3 game fall on my list? Find out in this post. Remember, on gameday, editors provide Rapid Recaps with quarterly updates from every game. And at the end of each game, I post my Saturday Snap Reactions. Bookmark your game now and come back to track it: Illinois vs. Charleston Southern; Indiana vs. Ball State; Iowa vs. Northern Iowa; Michigan vs. Massachusetts; Michigan State vs. Notre Dame; Minnesota vs. Western Michigan; Nebraska vs. Arkansas State; Northwestern vs. Boston College; Ohio State vs. California; Penn

Revsine's Numbers: Stats weren't too pretty

Wow. Last week didn’t go so well. It was a not a pretty scene, as we sat, mouths agape, in the BTN green room and watched the Big Ten Conference suffer through a difficult Saturday. And that wasn’t just because Gerry DiNardo was drooling. Sorry, too easy. Not true. Though he did pull out his ubiquitous hankie a few times. Anyway, I know that when we launched back in 2007 there was a fear that we might be the TV equivalent of Pravda circulating only the positive spin on the news out of the Kremlin. I hope we’ve shown over

Dienhart: 12 Big Ten questions for Week 3

Another Saturday looms. And, I still have questions. For example, can the Iowa offense finally get started? Here are my most pressing queries for each Big Ten team entering Week 3. Read all of my Big Ten coverage here and don’t forget to send any of your questions my way for my weekly Big Ten Mailbag. Illinois Can the Fighting Illini win if Nathan Scheelhaase isn’t playing quarterback? The attack struggled in a loss at Arizona State with Reilly O’Toole and Miles Osei under center with Scheelhaase out with an ankle injury. O’Toole hit 10-of-14 passes for 54 yards with

Week 3: We predict all 12 Big Ten games

Every week,’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) offer their predictions for each Big Ten football game. We also provide a poll for all of the games so fans can vote for their winners. After two weeks, it’s Tom and fans on top, at 19-5, while Brent is in the cellar, at 17-7. See our Week 3 predictions and choose your winners in this post. SEASON RECORDS fans: 19-5; .792 Tom: 19-5; .792 Brent: 17-7; .708 Charleston Southern (0-2) vs. Illinois (1-1) – noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go Tom’s pick: Illinois, 33-7 – The Fighting Illini won’t need

Purdue QB Robert Marve tears ACL in left knee

Purdue quarterback Robert Marve has had trouble staying healthy during his career. The injury bug bit again in Saturday’s loss at Notre Dame, as Marve tore the ACL in his left knee for the third time. This latest injury occurred when Marve was sacked on a sack late in the fourth quarter. “It is torn, but we anticipate him making an attempt to come back and play this season,” Purdue coach Danny Hope told The AP. [AP: Purdue QB Marve out with another knee injury] Marve started Week 1 following Caleb TerBush’s one-game suspension and split time with TerBush, last