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  1. Shockers stay calm, cruise into MVC final

    Brian Bennett

    ST. LOUIS -- The best and maybe only chance of someone knocking off Wichita State in the early rounds of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament would have involved the Shockers seizing up from the pressure of remaining undefeated. So, yeah, abo...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  2. 'Cats could be B1G's top turnaround team

    Brian Bennett

    This time last year, Northwestern players wore T-shirts that read "5:03," a reference to how much time away they were from an undefeated season in 2012. No such motivational ploys are involved in the wardrobe this spring, as everyone on the Wildca...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Nice little hoops doubleheader in Chicago tonight. Ohio State is undefeated again, but the 2013 Buckeyes have more "juice." Purdue offers Penn State some rebound opportunity -- but also some risk. Northwestern accomplished its most important ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  4. Big Ten midseason report

    Brian Bennett

    Look at the Big Ten standings at the halfway point, and there are not a lot of surprises. Ohio State stands undefeated, as expected and just like in 2012. Michigan State and Nebraska have glittering records despite some lingering (though perhaps d...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  5. Odds are against teams going undefeated, but does it matter anymo...

    Brian Bennett

    Five of the last seven BCS champs have had at least one loss, and a playoff makes going undefeated even tougher.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  6. Athlon makes its Big Ten predictions

    Brian Bennett

    Athlon has come out with its Big Ten preseason predictions, and it really likes Ohio State's chances this season. The preview magazine has the Buckeyes finishing the 2013 season undefeated at 13-0, and has them ranked No. 2 nationally behind Alaba...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  7. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Monday mail musings: John from Chicago writes: Hi, Brian: Ohio State is receiving a lot of hype this year since they were undefeated last year and have recruited very well in the last several years, but am I crazy in thinking they might have just ...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  8. Buckeyes set foundation for future

    Brian Bennett

    I ventured out to a couple of places in Columbus on Saturday night to watch the USC-Notre Dame game. Plenty of Ohio State fans were cheering for the Trojans, hoping that their Buckeyes would end up as the only undefeated team in the country. After th...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  9. Midseason report: Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    NORTHWESTERN Record: 6-1, 2-1 Big Ten At the halfway mark of the season, only one team in the Big Ten has guaranteed itself bowl eligibility. And in fact, Northwestern is one bad fourth quarter at Penn State away from possibly being undefeated....

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  10. Can Ohio State go undefeated?

    Brian Bennett

    ESPN Insider is taking a look at "20 teams that can win it all" in 2012 and lands on an interesting team today: Ohio State. Of course, the Buckeyes can't win a BCS championship, as they are ineligible for the postseason and can't be ranked in the ...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  11. No. 1 seed Ohio State moves on

    Brian Bennett

    No. 1 seeds never lose on the first day of the men's basketball tournament, and the top seed in our Big Ten Champions Tournament has safely and easily moved onto the next round. The 2002 Ohio State Buckeyes &#151 the only undefeated, undisputed na...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  12. Meyer gushes over Braxton Miller

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- One thing we know about Urban Meyer is that he can win big with the right quarterback. Meyer led Utah to an undefeated season and BCS bowl win behind Alex Smith. He won a national title at Florida with Chris Leak. And, of course,...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  13. Big Ten Heisman watch: Week 13

    Brian Bennett

    It's been a rough year to be a Heisman Trophy candidate. Just about every major figure in the race has had at least one bad week. The only undefeated AQ conference team, LSU, doesn't have a serious candidate. Every time someone rises up, like Okla...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Let's start tailgating now. Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi calls Russell Wilson "incredible" and must find a way to slow him down. Kirk Cousins is letting his hair grow out. Even if it goes undefeated, Wisconsin still mig...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  15. Pitt has to rebound -- fast

    Brian Bennett

    Pitt has dropped two straight heartbreakers, but if there is any bit of solace in those losses it is this: none of them were conference games. Certainly the Panthers would much rather be undefeated than 2-2. But the Big East is still there for the...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  16. Nebraska wins, sets up Big Ten showdown

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska remained undefeated, and now we can all look forward to that monster matchup in Madison next week. Nebraska 38, Wyoming 14: All the Huskers really needed to do was get out of this road game unscathed and get to next week's game at Wiscons...

    Blog | September 24, 2011