Northwestern Wildcats Avoid Winless Conference Season

Bradley Leeb-USA TODAY Sports

After a preseason full of hype and a successful non-conference season, the sky seemed to be the limit for the Northwestern Wildcats going into Big Ten play. Yesterday’s game presented Northwestern with its final opportunity to get a conference win […]

Wisconsin Badgers’ Loss Ends Their BCS Hopes

Mary Langenfield-USA TODAY Sports

The Wisconsin Badgers went into yesterday’s game heavily favored at home to defeat the Penn State Nittany Lions and further cement their resume for a BCS at-large bid. 465 yards of offense and 31 points allowed later, Wisconsin is faced […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Make Case for the Outback Bowl

Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

In a matchup between a top 20 defense and a top 20 offense with a possible Outback Bowl bid on the line, defense once again proved superior today. The Iowa Hawkeyes took their defensive unit, ranked 10th in the nation […]

Iowa Hawkeyes, Nebraska Cornhuskers Will Be Decided by the 20s

Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

The 2013 Heroes Game, between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Nebraska Cornhuskers, is a game that will be decided by the 20s. The Iowa run defense is a top 20 squad, allowing an average of 123.6 yards per game. The Nebraska […]

5 Big Ten Award Finalists, Snubs

Big Ten logo

The Big Ten in the BCS After Week 13

BCS-John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

With just two weeks until the final BCS standings are released, the Big Ten is sitting in a better position than it has at any point in the BCS standings this season. Three teams from the conference are in the […]

Nebraska Cornhuskers Are On Pace For Another 9-Win Season

Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

The Nebraska Cornhuskers earned a 23-20 overtime victory over the Penn State Nittany Lions yesterday, setting them up with a home game against the Iowa Hawkeyes to try to get to 9-3 overall on the season. That would give the […]

Wisconsin Badgers Are Big Ten’s Best Team Right Now

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

The Wisconsin Badgers are currently out of the running for a Big Ten Championship. Wisconsin is a two-loss team, and the Badgers lost to the Ohio State Buckeyes earlier this season — all of that is true. What’s also true […]

Michigan State Spartans Still Have Steps To Take To Earn BCS Spot

Reid Compton-USA TODAY Sports

The Michigan State Spartans clinched the Big Ten Legends division title with their 30-6 win over the Northwestern Wildcats yesterday, but there is still a lot of work for the Spartans to get done if they want to play in […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Finding Offensive Contributors

Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Earlier this season, the Iowa Hawkeyes‘ offense amounted to Mark Weisman and a lot of passes intended for Kevonte Martin-Manley. In the past few weeks, new options in the backfield and targets in the passing game have emerged to give the […]

The Indiana Hoosiers’ Defensive Ineptitude Can’t Be Ignored

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Watching the Indiana Hoosiers play defense this year has been like watching a bad American Idol audition, evidenced again yesterday in a bowl-hopes ending 42-14 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes. The saddest part about the performance is that they […]

Illinois Fighting Illini Break Losing Streak, What Now?

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

The Illinois Fighting Illini finally ended their Big Ten losing streak yesterday, defeating the Purdue Boilermakers in West Lafayette 20-16. Now that the monkey is off the back of the Illini, the question is, where does Illinois go from here? […]