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  1. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Gimme some candy. Tim Beckman and Urban Meyer will put their friendship on hold for this weekend's Illinois-Ohio State game. Indiana in the Big Ten title game? It's not totally implausible, Andy Graham writes (subscription required). Kevin Wils...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  2. Salvaging the season for Big Ten also-rans

    Brian Bennett

    Only four teams -- Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Minnesota -- still have a chance to win the Big Ten title. Two teams, Illinois and Purdue, have been eliminated from bowl contention, while Indiana needs a Hail Mary this week at Ohio State...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  3. Illini look to shed burden of The Streak

    Brian Bennett

    Two years ago today, Illinois lost 17-7 to Ohio State at home. It was not a pretty game, as the Buckeyes won despite having true freshman quarterback Braxton Miller complete only one pass in four attempts, though that one completion did go for the ga...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  4. Legends Division race looks wide open

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten Leaders Division race could very well be decided next week when Wisconsin goes to Ohio State. With Penn State ineligible for the conference championship game and Illinois, Indiana and Purdue all looking at least a step behind, the winner ...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  5. Big Ten QB class led by Michigan Wolverines' Devin Gardner, Nebra...

    Brian Bennett

    There's widespread uncertainty at the QB position in the Big Ten, but not at the league's three marquee programs.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  6. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to the first Monday of the offseason for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio State and Penn State fans. Now what for Illinois after a disastrous season? Tim Beckman's first season was a colossal failure. Reviewing Indiana's final game (subscr...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  7. College football -- No quick-fix solution to Big Ten's recent str...

    Brian Bennett

    There are no easy solutions to the Big Ten's current mess.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome back to the practice field, Iowa and Ohio State. Ryan Nowicki says his transfer from Penn State to Illinois "wasn't all about the scandal." Bob Asmussen takes a closer look at Illini offensive lineman Ted Karras, who has a famous father. ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. Big Ten Spring Wrap 2012

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten should be a deep conference this season. But every contender has at least one major weakness that could hold it back from greatness.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  10. Some in Big Ten offering 4-year scholarships

    Brian Bennett

    Players who signed letters of intent Wednesday at many Big Ten schools received more security in their scholarships than in years past.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  11. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    For links on the Ohio State/NCAA situation, see our earlier post. Now, zipping around the rest of the Big Ten ... Illinois is getting low on running back options for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. The coaching transition makes for a weird time arou...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  12. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    "These are the Black Eyed Peas. And I finally kill them. It's a Christmas miracle." Illinois hopes Tim Beckman is the right man to lead its program. Mike Thomas is relying on a bit of an unknown for his next football coach. Ohio State got a wai...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  13. Kenny Guiton new No. 2 QB at Ohio State

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State coach Luke Fickell confirmed on Thursday that sophomore Kenny Guiton is the team's new backup quarterback. Guiton, who started seeing increased reps before the Illinois game, has zoomed past senior Joe Bauserman on the depth chart. Baus...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  14. Ron Zook to Illini: Relax, don't do it

    Brian Bennett

    In its past two games, Illinois hasn't looked anything like the team that started the season 6-0 and crept into the Top 20. The Illini have lost back-to-back games to Ohio State and Purdue and needed late scores just to make those games close. An ...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  15. Ohio State suspends DB Dominic Clarke

    Brian Bennett

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: an Ohio State player has been suspended. At least there are no NCAA violations involved this time. Head coach Luke Fickell announced cornerback Dominic Clarke would not travel with the team to Illinois on S...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  16. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Let's party like it's 1982. Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus has 8.5 sacks and 9.5 fingers (he's also the guest on our podcast this week, which will be available later today). The Illini are viewing Ohio State like the Buckeyes are still t...

    Blog | October 12, 2011