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  1. Season report card: Indiana

    Brian Bennett

    This is the time of year where players are preparing for or finishing up their final exams before moving on to bowl season or going home. In that spirit, we're passing out our own final grades for the regular season for each Big Ten team's offense...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. Big Ten road is Nebraska's proving ground

    Brian Bennett

    Bo Pelini hasn't said anything to his team this week about going home. The Nebraska coach has so far deflected all media questions about returning to the state where he was born and facing his alma mater. That's no surprise, given Pelini's usual t...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  3. Illini look to add their 'signature'

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois is 2-0, though its close-shave victories over Youngstown State and Western Kentucky at home aren't going to impress too many people. So I asked head coach Tim Beckman this week how important it would be for his team to get a so-called sig...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  4. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your mid-week mailblog. For those asking, we are going to switch out West Virginia and put in Temple on the blog home page when the moves become official July 1. You will still find all your blog coverage of Temple right here, and West Vir...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  5. Pitt gets commit from top-25 recruit

    Brian Bennett

    Pitt snagged a huge commit on Friday, when highly touted running back Rushel Shell announced he was going to stay close to home and play for the Panthers. He picked Pitt over Alabama. Shell, ranked No. 24 on the ESPNU 150, is the No. 3 running ...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  6. Spartans look to clear Ohio State hurdle

    Brian Bennett

    When Michigan State receiver B.J. Cunningham came on our Big Ten podcast earlier this month, he didn't hide his enthusiasm for the upcoming game at Ohio State. "It's big for anybody who's going back to their home state," said Cunningham, whose hom...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  7. What we learned in the Big East: Week 14

    Brian Bennett

    1. Huskies were just tougher: Is Connecticut the most talented team in the Big East? Probably not. But the Huskies are going to the BCS because they were better at handling adversity than any other league team. Their three key wins -- at home against...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  8. Connecticut is one win away

    Brian Bennett

    There's only one obstacle left for Connecticut on its way to the BCS. The Huskies dispatched Cincinnati 38-17 at home to make the Big East race a pretty simple proposition. If they beat South Florida next week, they're going to a BCS game for the ...

    Blog | November 27, 2010
  9. Syracuse hopes to become home warriors

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse has been the Big East's road warrior this year, going all Mad Max on four different opponents away from home and winning three Big East road games. This seems like an odd question to ask, but can the Orange duplicate their success at home...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  10. Midseason review: Rutgers

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers Scarlet Knights Record: 3-2 (1-0 Big East) It's no stretch to say Rutgers' season was hanging by a thread going into last week's conference opener against Connecticut. The Scarlet Knights had suffered back-to-back home losses against...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  11. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Not a whole lot going on, but there's plenty of talk about the newly released Big East schedule. Rutgers' schedule features four nationally-televised games, Tom Luicci writes in The Star-Ledger. Louisville gets seven home games this year. Syr...

    Blog | February 11, 2010
  12. Home run hitters in the Big East

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett These are the slowest few days on the entire sports calendar, with nothing going on except for baseball's All-Star festivities. Watching Monday's home run derby got me thinking: Who are the best home run...

    Blog | July 15, 2009
  13. Big East lunchtime links: Rutgers to Charlotte?

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Rutgers will be going to the Meineke Car Care Bowl if it beats Louisville, Keith Sargeant reports in the Home News Tribune. Sargeant cites Big East sources in his story. The best way to build a program is to recruit...

    Blog | November 25, 2008
  14. Mailbag: Mountain West supremacy?

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Welcome back to the mailbag. I will actually have a rare weekend "home" game this week since I'm going to Connecticut at Louisville on Friday, the first Big East league game. So I don't need any tips on places to ea...

    Blog | September 23, 2008