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  1. Wildcats focus on firming up midsection

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Defense wasn't the reason Northwestern went 5-7 in 2013. Sure, the unit was on the field for the play that encapsulated a hard-luck season: a Hail Mary touchdown pass as time expired that gave Nebraska a 27-24 victory and set off...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. Season wrap: Northwestern

    Adam Rittenberg

    When Northwestern opened Big Ten play Oct. 5, it had a perfect record, a top-20 ranking, ESPN "College GameDay" on campus and Ohio State on the ropes. When the Wildcats concluded their home schedule Nov. 23, they did so in a largely empty stadium and...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  3. Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- The 100th edition of the Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO is finally here, as No. 4 Michigan State (12-1) takes on No. 5 Stanford (11-2). Let's dive in ... WHO TO WATCH: Michigan State linebackers Kyler Elsworth and Darien Harri...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  4. Improved Iowa still needs finishing school

    Adam Rittenberg

    The jury isn't out on Iowa, which has provided enough evidence of an improved product this season. But the book on the 2013 Hawkeyes is still being written. Kirk Ferentz's team already boasts more wins (5) than it did in 2012. Barring a clunker S...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  5. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Linking back and linking forward ... Tom Dienhart's Big Ten lessons from Week 5 and latest power rankings. Ohio State is the king of the Big Ten after its win against Wisconsin. Some good observations on Ohio State's big win. It doesn't appear ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  6. Kickoff times, TV set for Week 5 games

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's a very limited Big Ten slate in Week 5, as half of the league is off and only four games take place. The league office on Monday finalized the kickoff times and TV plans for the Week 5 games. Here they are. Noon ET Northern Illinois at...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  7. Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase fueled by faith

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nathan Scheelhaase is among the nation's most experienced quarterbacks, but his most defining moments at Illinois haven't occurred on Saturdays. Scheelhaase has started 36 games, passed for 5,296 yards and 34 touchdowns, helped the Illini to two b...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  8. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    "College Football Live" and its Summer Tour stops in Columbus today. Joe Tessitore and Brian Griese will be at Ohio State checking in on Urban Meyer, Braxton Miller and Co. Catch them throughout the day on "SportsCenter" and on CFB Live at 5 p.m. ET ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  9. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a nice, long weekend, let's check the mail. Be sure to follow us on Twitter. Steven from Las Vegas writes: Hey Adam, I think Nick Saban is right: Cull Division 1 to about 70 teams. Move to 5 Super-Conferences. The Pac-12 could absorb Boise S...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  10. Durability doubts drive Northwestern's Mark

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern running back Venric Mark stands just 5-foot-8 and weighs only 171 pounds, but he has a nose tackle-sized chip on his shoulder. It's why his favorite run play is the inside zone. It's why he often gets in the face of ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  11. Spring previews: Leaders Division

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring practice is under way in the Big Ten, so let's take a look at what's on tap for the six teams in the Leaders Division. ILLINOIS Spring start: March 5 Spring game: April 12 What to watch: 1. Coaching staff makeover: Illinois play...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  12. Big Ten rankings: No. 7, Taylor Lewan

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our Big Ten postseason player rankings creep closer toward the top 5. Every player left on the list is either the league's best or second best at his position, in our estimation. As a reminder, these rankings are based solely on performance during th...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  13. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great weekend, and don't forget to check out the Under Armour All-America game at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN. Let's get to those questions ... Brian from Atlanta writes: Regarding bowls, wouldn't it be better to switch the BWW Bowl to a P1...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  14. Nine B1G recruits earn starts in UA Game

    Adam Rittenberg

    Recruitniks have had today marked on their calendars for quite a while, but for those in the dark, the Under Armour All-America Game takes place tonight at 5 p.m. ET in St. Petersburg, Fla. There's definitely a Big Ten flavor to the starting lineu...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  15. B1G in the polls: Ohio State up to No. 5

    Adam Rittenberg

    Where would Ohio State be in the national title chase if it weren't on postseason probation? Right now, the Buckeyes would still be on the outside looking in. Ohio State moved into a tie with Georgia at No. 5 in the latest AP Poll, trailing four u...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  16. It's game day at Memorial Stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Sea of Red will be rocking tonight as Nebraska hosts No. 22 Michigan for the first time in 101 years. A huge Legends Division matchup is on tap as Michigan (5-2, 3-0 Big Ten) aims to preserve its perfect mark in Big Ten play a...

    Blog | October 27, 2012