Big Ten lunchtime links
January, 8, 2014
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Only 35 days until pitchers and catchers report.
- Penn State would be better off with the stability of Al Golden or Mike Munchak than James Franklin's more exciting offense, David Jones writes.
- Noah Spence's father speaks out about his son's three-game suspension for ecstasy, which the family says Noah took by accident.
- Northwestern's Kain Colter is preparing for his shot in the NFL -- as a wide receiver.
- Other than the money, the BCS was not kind to the Big Ten, Tom Oates writes.
- Shilique Calhoun won a national award. Watch Mark Dantonio fire up the Michigan State basketball crowd.
- A new crop of starters will have to step up for Nebraska's offensive line, which will be hit hard by graduation.
- A breakdown of how Michigan's offensive line, uh, broke down in 2013.
- Illinois and Kansas agreed to a future home-and-home series (like, way in the future).
- A Purdue linebacker is transferring to Duquesne.
- Reasons for each Big Ten team to feel optimistic in 2014.
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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
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