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  1. Northern Illinois trolls Fighting Illini in ad

    Brian Bennett

    Northern Illinois beat Northwestern 23-15 last weekend, after which I wrote that the Huskies have the best football program in the state of Illinois. The school's alumni group must feel that way, too, judging by this full-page ad in Friday's Chica...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    It's Monday afternoon, which means it's time for more of your emails. Keep them coming. S.H. Tan from Singapore writes: Now that UConn is in the championship game for both NCAA men's and women's basketball, should the B1G grab the Huskies before t...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  3. Purdue seeks offensive solutions

    Brian Bennett

    The last time Darrell Hazell coached against Northern Illinois, his team scored 37 points in a double-overtime thriller. That was at Kent State, which lost to the Huskies 44-37 in last season's MAC title game. The odds are against Hazell's new tea...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  4. Iowa squeaks by Northern Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Running-back curse? It sure didn't look like it for Iowa, which barely avoided getting upset by Northern Illinois thanks to a play from tailback Damon Bullock. Starting mostly because so many other players at the position have left, Bullock ran 30...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  5. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The chat returns tomorrow! Cincinnati coach Butch Jones likes the buzz around his team. Tough news for UConn: projecting starting defensive tackle Shamar Stephen has a sprained knee, though coach Paul Pasqualoni does not expect him out for a lo...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  6. Preseason 2012 Top 25 countdown: No. 20

    Brian Bennett

    Time to move on in our preseason countdown of the top 25 players in the Big East. If you need a quick refresher, I am projecting the best of the best in the league for this upcoming season, and I am including freshmen and transfers as well. No....

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  7. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Happy Friday, everyone! Eric in Wyoming, Ohio, writes: AA- Are we ever going to have a Big East chat again? After Media Day I had a ton of stuff I wanted to throw out there. Camps are opening... and no chat... help I'm getting withdrawals! Go Bear...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Ready for some football. Cincinnati coach Butch Jones reiterates that the starting quarterback job isn't Munchie Legaux's just yet. UConn opens camp today. Louisville comes in at No. 35 in the Pre-Snap Read countdown. Five questions for the C...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. Opening camp: UConn

    Brian Bennett

    As Big East teams begin practicing again, I will have a quick preview of each team to get you caught up on the basics. We begin with ... School: UConn. Start date: Today. Predicted finish at media day: Sixth. Biggest storyline: What does ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  10. Whitmer No. 1 on UConn QB chart

    Brian Bennett

    Junior-college transfer Chandler Whitmer will open fall camp as the No. 1 quarterback on the depth chart, coach Paul Pasqualoni revealed Thursday. Whitmer seemed to move ahead in the race to become the starting quarterback in the spring, particula...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  11. Two named to Hornung watch list

    Brian Bennett

    Two Big East players were named Thursday to the watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, given annually to the most versatile player in major college football. They are: Matt Brown, Temple Adrian Bushell, Louisville One player I will be wat...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  12. UConn LB Graham Stewart out

    Brian Bennett

    UConn linebacker Graham Stewart is out for the season with torn pectoral muscle. Stewart got hurt during a workout July 23 and underwent surgery July 27. Stewart transferred to UConn from Florida, where he played as a true freshman in 2011. For...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  13. Doug Marrone up for social networking

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse coach Doug Marrone has now joined the Twitter-verse. Facebook, too! The school announced Wednesday that the head coach has decided to join in on the social media fun with the creation of two new accounts. Marrone will provide fans exclusi...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  14. A few more Big East notes

    Brian Bennett

    Here are a few more Big East notes from media day, courtesy of associate commissioner Nick Carparelli. 1. I have gotten a lot of questions about how the Big East intends to distribute all the money that it will receive from outgoing programs West ...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Traded in rainy Newport for rainy Orlando. Cincinnati will benefit from money coming into the Big East from Pitt, Syracuse. The Big East is closing in on a commissioner. Who could it be? Desmond Conner of The Hartford Courant with good notes,...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  16. Louisville favored to win Big East

    Brian Bennett

    NEWPORT, R.I. -- The preseason hype is growing some more for Louisville. The Cardinals are the overwhelming favorite to win the Big East in the preseason media poll, released Tuesday before the start of media day. Louisville received 24 of 28 firs...

    Blog | July 31, 2012