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  1. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Miss college football? Bowl games begin this weekend. Giddy up. 1. Wisconsin can't officially offer its vacant head coaching job to anyone until Wednesday, but all signs still point to Paul Chryst being the guy despite chatter about him being int...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Weekend rewind: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    The 2014 Big Ten regular season is in the books. The league championship game arrives this season, and soon we'll be looking forward to bowl games for 10 of the conference's 14 teams. But first, let's rewind a wild and wacky Week 14: Team of the w...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  3. Make or break year for Tim Beckman in '14?

    Brian Bennett

    Tim Beckman is 6-18 in two seasons at Illinois, with just one Big Ten conference victory during that time. That, of course, is not good, especially since his embattled predecessor, Ron Zook, took the Illini to consecutive bowl games before he got ...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  4. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Time for another round of your emails ... @RevDJEsq via Twitter writes: You're made dictator of the B1G with power to implement three changes. What are they? Brian Bennett: Lobster for everyone! All bowl games in Maui! Wait ... I only get to ma...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  5. Iowa, Wisconsin must improve QB play

    Brian Bennett

    This isn't exactly a brand-new development, but the New Year's Day bowl games cemented it as fact: Iowa and Wisconsin won't reach the next level until the passing games get better at each program. Both the Hawkeyes and Badgers had chances to win t...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  6. Big Ten New Year's Eve mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Since tomorrow is the Mardi Gras of Big Ten bowl games, the Wednesday mailbag is coming to you a day early for a second straight week. Finish off 2013 with another Eve mailbag: Eric from Columbus, OH, writes: Brian. Doom. That's the feeling hangin...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  7. Big Ten players to watch in the bowls

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten bowl season is rapidly approaching. With that in mind, today we offer you five players to watch during the league's seven bowl games: Michigan State QB Connor Cook Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO vs. Stanford The Spartans developed i...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  8. Big Ten Monday chat at 3 p.m. ET

    Brian Bennett

    What did you do this past weekend without Big Ten football? Were you itching to talk about it? Well, I have no games to offer you today, but I do have my Big Ten Monday chat. We can talk about the upcoming bowl games or whatever else is on your mi...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  9. What we learned in the Big Ten bowls

    Brian Bennett

    What we learned from the seven Big Ten bowl games: 1. Need for speed (and skill): The narrative about the Big Ten being slow is tiresome and oversimplified. But the bowls showed it's not entirely inaccurate. Whether it was Michigan struggling to c...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  10. Governor to sue NCAA over PSU sanctions

    Brian Bennett

    Sorry we didn't post this yesterday, but it was a busy day full of New Year's Day bowl games. Anyway, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to file suit against the NCAA Wednesday over the harsh sanctions levied at Penn State for its role in the ...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  11. Big East steps up in biggest bowl games

    Brian Bennett

    The chorus of naysayers has taken aim at the Big East for what feels like an eternity. Like it or not, they had a point in recent years. Leagues and teams are judged by their performances in big games. And be honest here -- the Big East had fallen...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  12. Big Ten chat at 3 p.m. ET today

    Brian Bennett

    My weekly Big Ten chat is back in its usual time slot after missing last week for the Rose Bowl. Plenty has happened since, including all of the league's big bowl games and a new coach at Penn State. So drop on by and let's talk about it all. H...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  13. Your vote: Best B1G bowl triumph

    Brian Bennett

    On Wednesday, we asked you to vote on the Big Ten's biggest disappointment during bowl season. Well, we're not just negative Nellies here. The league did win four bowl games, after all. So we want to know what you think was the best triumph for th...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  14. Louisville season ends in disappointment

    Brian Bennett

    So much for the Big East going 5-0 in bowl games. Louisville lost to NC State in the Belk Bowl 31-24 after a second-half rally fell just short on Tuesday night. If you are looking on the bright side, then you realize the Cardinals return 16 of 22 ...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  15. Little Caesars Bowl: Purdue vs. W. Michigan

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten bowl season kicks off Tuesday night as Purdue faces Western Michigan in the first of 10 bowl games for the league. Here's a quick preview of the Little Caesars Bowl at Ford Field in Detroit: WHO TO WATCH: Purdue cornerback Ricardo Allen. T...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  16. Big East chat, 4 p.m. today

    Brian Bennett

    Join me for a Big East chat at 4 p.m. today. Plenty to discuss, from the hiring of Paul Chryst at Pitt to all the league bowl games starting up next week. If you can't make it, send in your questions now. I will post a wrap when we finish. See you...

    Blog | December 22, 2011