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Big Ten Football Preview: Week Ten


Before the games kickoff, we’ll let you know where your favorite Big Ten teams are playing that week and also rank all the games taking place. If the need arises we’ll designate which team in the match-up should be on upset alert.

All times are central. Rankings are from the BCS Rankings.

Big Ten Game of the Week

Who: 21 Michigan Wolverines (6-1, 2-1) @ 22 Michigan State Spartans (7-1, 4-0)
What: Battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy.
When: Saturday, November 2nd at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio
Why: MSU could be one win closer to a Big Ten – Legends division title.
TV: ABC

Games You’re Watching Anyway

Saturday, November 2nd:

  • 24 Wisconsin Badgers (5-2, 3-1) @ Iowa Hawkeyes (5-3, 2-2), 11:00 a.m. (TV: ABC/ESPN2)
  • 4 Ohio State Buckeyes @ Purdue Boilermakers (1-6, 0-3), 11:00 a.m. (TV: BTN)

Alumni/Friends and Family Mainly Interested

Saturday, November 2nd:

  • Illinois Fighting Illini (3-4, 0-3) @ Penn State Nittany Lions (4-3, 1-2), 11:oo a.m. (TV: ESPN/WatchESPN)
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-2, 2-2) @ Indiana Hoosiers (3-4, 1-2), 2:30 p.m.(TV: BTN)
  • Northwestern Wildcats (4-4, 0-4) @ Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-2, 2-1), 2:30 p.m. (TV: BTN)
    Upset Alert: Northwestern hasn’t won a single Big Ten game this season, but that could change this Saturday against Nebraska. The Huskers are coming off of an upset loss to Minnesota last week and could be due for a second straight against the Wildcats this week.

Staff’s Picks

Current Records:

  1. Austin: 52-12*
  2. Ryan: 52-12*
  3. Rees: 50-14
  4. Ricky: 49-15
  • Illinois v.s. Penn State
    Austin: Illinois | Ricky: PSU | Ryan: PSU | Rees: PSU
  • 24 Wisconsin v.s. Iowa
    Austin: Wisconsin | Ricky: Wisconsin | Ryan: Wisconsin | Rees: Wisconsin
  • 4 Ohio State v.s. Purdue
    Austin: OSU | Ricky: OSU | Ryan: OSU | Rees: OSU
  • Minnesota v.s. Indiana
    Austin: Indiana | Ricky: Minnesota | Ryan: Minnesota | Rees: Indiana
  • 21 Michigan v.s. 22 Michigan State
    Austin: MSU | Ricky: MSU | Ryan: MSU | Rees: Michigan
  • Northwestern v.s. Nebraska
    Austin: Nebraska | Ricky: Nebraska | Ryan: Nebraska| Rees: Northwestern

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