Big Ten lunchtime links
December, 6, 2013
By Josh Moyer | ESPN.com
Finally, the Big Ten matchup we've been waiting for is nearly here ...
- Michigan State's heartbreaking loss in the 2011 Big Ten title game is now motivation for this season's Rose Bowl.
- Here's a look at five keys to the Big Ten title game in order for Michigan State to prevail.
- Spartans fans are flocking to Indianapolis to watch their team take on the Buckeyes.
- The only way for Ohio State to win Saturday might be to keep its defense off the field, writes the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Bill Livingston.
- The Buckeyes' confidence faces a test, but they've been here before -- and come out on top.
- For the Buckeyes, the path to the national title game is simple: Beat the Spartans, and they're in.
- Linebackers coach Ron Vanderlinden's "resignation" from Penn State has to simply be a matter of style, writes the Harrisburg Patriot-News' Dave Jones.
- Despite an up-and-down season, Michigan remains an attractive choice to many bowls.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
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