Andrew Maxwell threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Bennie Fowler in overtime, giving Michigan State a 16-13 victory and snapping Wisconsin's 21-game home winning streak.
Montee Ball ran for a career-high 247 yards and scored three touchdowns to help Wisconsin beat Purdue 38-14 on Saturday afternoon.
On The Mark welcomes the return of kickoff classic games, with opening-weekend headliners Georgia-Boise State and Oregon-LSU starting the 2011 season with a bang.
The New Year didn't bring the Big Ten much luck. The conference posted a 0-for-5 record on Saturday, including a historic loss for Michigan and a BCS bowl defeat for Wisconsin.
If there's a special place in hell for someone who re-sells a ticket to a sporting event for more than face value, then hell is going to have an extensive waiting list.
No. 5 Wisconsin has earned a share of the Big Ten championship with its 70-23 rout of Northwestern on Saturday.
Andrew senior defensive end Chris O'Connor committed to Illinois.
Look beyond the top eight teams in the nation and you'll find seven other unbeaten teams.
John Clay rushed for three touchdowns, helping Wisconsin hang on for a 31-28 win over Minnesota on Saturday.
Thanks to the big boys of the Big 12 taking care of the business at hand, next week sets up as a great one. Plus: a review of the weekend and the awarding of helmet stickers.
Rashard Mendenhall led Illinois into unfamiliar territory Saturday, rushing for 160 yards and scoring two touchdowns in the Illini's 31-26 win over No. 5 Wisconsin.
Tyler Donovan scored on a 29-yard boot leg with 1:53 to play and No. 5 Wisconsin held on for a 20-13 victory over UNLV Saturday night.
Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema was rewarded Friday for his highly successful first season with a new five-year, $7.5 million contract.
No. 17 Wisconsin 30, Illinois 24
Wisconsin 14, North Carolina 5
Ivan Maisel and Pat Forde share the three things they can't wait to see this fall in the Big Ten.