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  1. Instant analysis: MSU 37, Wisconsin 31

    Adam Rittenberg

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Instant analysis from Spartan Stadium, where No. 16 Michigan State upset No. 6 Wisconsin 37-31 on a Hail Mary on the final play. WOW! Let's take a look ... How the game was won: Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins out...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  2. Big Ten memorable moments from 2009

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten gave us plenty to remember in 2009, and here are 10 moments that stood out to me. Stanzi to McNutt with 0:00 on the clock: Iowa's perfect record was on the line as the Hawkeyes offense lined up for one final play, trailing Michigan Sta...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  3. What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Five lessons from the week that was in the Big Ten. 1. Magical Hawkeyes still alive in the national title hunt: It came down to the final play at Spartan Stadium, but Iowa once again found a way to win and c...

    Blog | October 25, 2009
  4. Final numbers on B1G in the BCS

    Adam Rittenberg

    The BCS era ends Monday night in Pasadena, Calif., as Florida State and Auburn play for the crystal football. As we say goodbye -- for many fans, it will be a fond farewell -- let's check out some final numbers regarding the Big Ten. The BCS was v...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  5. Season report card: Northwestern

    Adam Rittenberg

    Final exams are either ongoing or all wrapped up around the Big Ten. We're passing out grades, too, for each team's regular-season performance. Each team receives a grade for offense, defense, special teams and overall play. Up next: Northweste...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  6. Player of the Week: Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    On an emotion-charged day when Penn State honored a senior who unfortunately couldn't play (linebacker Michael Mauti), another veteran defender turned in an unbelievable performance in his final game at Beaver Stadium. For his efforts, Lions defensiv...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  7. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 13

    Adam Rittenberg

    I started Big Ten play with three perfect weeks, while Brian Bennett finished the league slate by posting an unblemished mark. Bennett's 6-0 record in the final week of regular-season picks puts him two games ahead in the season standings. Fortunatel...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  8. Purdue Boilermakers' Robert Marve medically cleared to play

    Adam Rittenberg

    Purdue quarterback Robert Marve has been medically cleared to play and might make his season debut Saturday against Southeast Missouri State.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  9. Gophers tie it up against Illini

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois has everything to play for today. The Illini can become bowl eligible with a win, which is huge because neither of their final two games will be easy. They can double their win total from 2009. They can send their seniors out with one fin...

    Blog | November 13, 2010
  10. Can Nebraska help Big Ten's rep this year?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska is known for its passionate fans, and I've heard from plenty of them since the Big Ten admitted the Huskers on June 11. Although the Huskers still have to play one final season in the Big 12, many of their supporters are in full Big Ten m...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  11. Michigan players to walk for good cause

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan holds one of its final spring practices Saturday, but the most meaningful physical activity players engage in that day will take play away from the football field. Wolverines football players and members of the Michigan women's swimming &...

    Blog | April 09, 2010
  12. Indiana Hoosiers season recap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Most projections pegged Indiana for three to five victories this season, so with a 4-8 final record, you could say the Hoosiers met expectations. But they could have done so much better. Anyone who watched Indiana play this fall noticed the obv...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  13. Illinois prepares for senior sendoff

    Adam Rittenberg

    This isn't how Illinois defensive end Doug Pilcher envisioned his final collegiate game taking place. For starters, Pilcher, like the rest of his Fighting Illini teammates, entered the season fully expecting to play beyond Saturday's contest again...

    Blog | December 02, 2009
  14. What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 12

    Adam Rittenberg

    Five lessons from the final week of Big Ten play. 1. Opportunity knocks for Buckeyes' defense: You can take shots at Jim Tressel's play calling or the fact Terrelle Pryor isn't a Heisman Trophy candidate by now. Or, you can admire what has happene...

    Blog | November 22, 2009
  15. U-M's Graham wants to go out with a bang

    Adam Rittenberg

    Time is running out for Brandon Graham at Michigan, and he knows it. Graham will play his final game at Michigan Stadium on Saturday as the Wolverines take on No. 10 Ohio State (ABC, noon ET). And if Michigan doesn't pull off a major upset, Graham...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  16. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 12

    Adam Rittenberg

    Final week of conference play. Let's make it count. 1. Buckeyes try to bowl over Michigan: After a 4-0 start, Michigan looked like a sure bet for the postseason and possibly even a Jan. 1 bowl. But the Wolverines have been a mess in Big Ten play, ...

    Blog | November 19, 2009