Big Ten lunch links
October, 28, 2013
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Don't get picked off before checking out the links.
- After a late October surge, Minnesota considers itself a division title contender.
- Nebraska's brutal loss falls on coach Bo Pelini. A good breakdown of the Huskers' offensive problems by Sam McKewon.
- Michigan State's season truly begins this week against rival Michigan, Graham Couch writes. Nick Baumgardner breaks down some key matchups in the Michigan-MSU game.
- Braxton Miller's confident play draws praise from Urban Meyer, who calls Miller "a quarterback that's a really good athlete now."
- Iowa needs to accelerate its youth movement, Andrew Logue writes. The Hawkeyes are already locked in on Wisconsin.
- A good breakdown of the issues surrounding a spiraling Northwestern team right now.
- Penn State's defensive disaster in Columbus wasn't a surprise, David Jones writes.
- There was no progress for Illinois in Saturday's loss to Michigan State, Mark Tupper writes. Illini QB Nathan Scheelhaase says it's no time for a pity party.
- Wisconsin needs a lot of help to position itself for a potential BCS at-large berth.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State