Archive for November 2017

Let's Give Them Nothing to Talk About : Big Ten Football Week 12 Review

Week 12 of college football -not just in the Big Ten – is intentionally set up each year as a sleeper of a Saturday. This is done as a precursor to the final weekend of the year that highlights a cornucopia of rivalries – we’ll get to that. The only major storyline going into the... Read more »

Help Me, Wisconsin. You're My Only Hope: Big Ten Football Week 10 Review

After last week’s 39-38 thriller in Columbus, Ohio State catapulted themselves in the Big Ten east standings as well as the first College Football Playoff rankings – coming in at 6th. Though there would be work left to inject themselves into the top 4, the hardest challenge seemed to be behind them as they prepared to travel Iowa... Read more »

Hey, It Could Be Football: Nebraska Basketball Preview

As part of previewing the 2017-2018 Big Ten basketball season, The Big Ten Blog will preview each team in reverse order in which I predict they will finish. In the spirit of the school’s crippling athletic disappointment, Nebraska is up next at 13th. 2017 record (conference): 12-19(6-12) At the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year,... Read more »
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At Least You'll Have the Garden : Rutgers Basketball Preview

As part of previewing the 2017-2018 Big Ten basketball season, The Big Ten Blog will preview each team in reverse order in which I predict they will finish. Coming in at dead last is the scarlet-haired stepchild of the Big Ten, Rutgers. 2017 Record(conference): 15-18 (3-15) On a innocuously frigid Saturday afternoon last March, Rutgers... Read more »