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  1. Tracking our B1G fantasy teams: Week 9

    Brian Bennett

    Finally, we had a close game in fantasy. But it didn't go the way I wanted. After a series of back-and-forth blowouts, our two Big Ten fantasy teams -- Adam's Trombone Shorties and my The One Who Knocks -- played a tight, high-scoring battle in We...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  2. Badgers run by UMass in Andersen's debut

    Brian Bennett

    The Gary Andersen era got off to a successful start in Madison, as Wisconsin took care of business against UMass with an easy 45-0 blowout win. The Minutemen are barely a step above the FCS level, so you'd expect the Badgers to roll over them at C...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  3. Buckeyes finish No. 3 in AP poll

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State didn't move up in the final Associated Press poll of the season despite Notre Dame's blowout loss in the BCS title game. Instead, Oregon -- which beat Kansas State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl -- leapfrogged the Buckeyes, moving from No....

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  4. Blowout loss leaves Huskers shell-shocked

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Big Ten championship game ended and both teams went to the middle of the field to shake hands, Nebraska safety P.J. Smith stayed back a few yards. Hands on his hips, Smith simply stared at the Wisconsin players celebrating...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  5. Purdue's Hope trying to block out rumors

    Brian Bennett

    Hope or change? That appears to be the decision for Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke, and evidence seems to be pointing to the latter. The Boilermakers have lost five straight games, four of them in blowout fashion, to drop head coach Danny H...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  6. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 6

    Brian Bennett

    Bring that beat back. Team(s) of the week: Ohio State and Michigan share top billing this week. The Buckeyes turned in an attention-grabbing 63-38 blowout of Nebraska on national TV and have climbed up to No. 8 in The Associated Press poll. An und...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. Scheelhaase hopeful of playing this week

    Brian Bennett

    Nathan Scheelhaase was merely a helpless bystander in Illinois' blowout loss at Arizona State. But the junior quarterback hopes to return to from his sprained left ankle this week against Charleston Southern. "I hope I'm ready," he told reporters ...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  8. Purdue cruises by Eastern Kentucky

    Brian Bennett

    Did Caleb TerBush just get Wally Pipp-ed? The Purdue starting quarterback missed the team's opener while serving a suspension for violating team rules. But the Boilers didn't miss a beat with Robert Marve leading the way in an easy 48-6 blowout of...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  9. Matt McGloin leads Penn State blowout

    Brian Bennett

    The Penn State offense finally got untracked. On the down side, two Nittany Lions defenders suffered potentially serious injuries. Penn State 34, Eastern Michigan 6: Is it time to give Matt McGloin the reins of this offense? McGloin was terrific w...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  10. Wisconsin keeps on truckin'

    Brian Bennett

    Another week, another Wisconsin blowout ... Wisconsin 49, Northern Illinois 7: Is there any doubt who is the best team in the Big Ten right now? Sure, the Badgers' nonconference competition hasn't been too stiff. But still, they have yet to have a...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  11. Luke Fickell's debut a success

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Luke Fickell's first game as Ohio State head coach went about as well as could be expected, with the Buckeyes cruising past Akron 42-0. Of course, anything less than a blowout win could have caused some concerns, given the talent...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  12. Ranking the Big East bowl lineup

    Brian Bennett

    Big bowls can sometimes be snooze-inducing blowouts, while lower-tier games often surprise you with entertaining finishes. As I wrote this week, the Big East bowl lineup isn't brimming with exciting storylines, but there could be some good games. ...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  13. What we learned in the Big East: Week 9

    Brian Bennett

    1. There's Pitt, and then Syracuse, and, um ...: Who's any good in the Big East? Pitt has established itself as the clear big dog now with a 3-0 start, including a blowout win against the second-best team, Syracuse. The Orange deserve that title than...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  14. Pitt tries to regroup, stay positive

    Brian Bennett

    Some losses stick with you a little longer than others. For Pittsburgh, last Thursday's 31-3 home blowout loss to Miami was covered in molasses and stick 'em. The Panthers were embarrassed on national TV in a game in which they were barely competi...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  15. West Virginia spring game review

    Brian Bennett

    The West Virginia spring game was a good, old-fashioned blowout. That's because coach Bill Stewart stacked the Blue team with the starters and most of the key reserves. Not surprisingly, then, that loaded side beat the Gold squad 38-0. Coley Wh...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  16. Schiano optimistic for future

    Brian Bennett

    The 2009 season wasn't always easy for Rutgers. There was the opening blowout loss to Cincinnati, the surprising upset defeat at Syracuse and the inability to beat West Virginia again, among other disappointments. But what coach Greg Schiano liked...

    Blog | December 21, 2009