By Nick Moyle Published 10:11 pm CST, Saturday, November 17, 2018 AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 17: John Burt #1 of the Texas Longhorns celebrates with Keaontay Ingram #26 after a second quarter touchdown against the Iowa State Cyclones at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on November 17, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images) less AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 17: John Burt #1 of the Texas Longhorns celebrates with Keaontay Ingram #26 after a second quarter touchdown against the Iowa State Cyclones at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on ... more Photo: Tim Warner/Getty Images Photo: Tim Warner/Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 17: John Burt #1 of the Texas Longhorns celebrates with Keaontay Ingram #26 after a second … [Read more...] about Texas moves closer to Big 12 championship game with win over Iowa State
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Associated Press Published 6:41 AM EST Nov 9, 2018 Northwestern came into the season with its star quarterback limited, lost its top running back early on, dropped three straight games and went winless in nonconference play. Sounds like a recipe for one long season, except take a look at the Big Ten West standings. That’s right, the Wildcats lead the lead the division. “Yeah, it’s been a really unique year,” coach Pat Fitzgerald said. The Wildcats (5-4, 5-1 Big Ten) can clinch the division title and their first appearance in the Big Ten championship simply by winning two of their final three games. They would also secure a spot Saturday with a victory at Iowa plus losses by Wisconsin at Penn State and Purdue at Minnesota. It’s quite a position for a team that wasn’t widely considered a favorite to win its division, though Northwestern is hardly the only surprise in the Big Ten. Whether it’s teams exceeding expectations or traditional … [Read more...] about Thursday’s football: Northwestern Wildcats two wins from Big Ten championship game
Nick Baumgardner Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EDT Oct 29, 2018 For Michigan, it's very simple. Win the remaining four games on the schedule and advance to the Big Ten championship game (Dec. 1) in Indianapolis for the first time in program history. The Wolverines entered their off week at 7-1, 5-0 in league play. No one else is still unbeaten in conference. But there's still work left to do. More: Michigan football: What to watch vs. Penn State Here's a quick breakdown of what's in front of Michigan as a critical November hits. Penn State (6-2, 3-2) When: Saturday (3:45 p.m., ESPN) Where: Michigan Stadium More: Ask Nick: What Tarik Black's return could do for Michigan football Breakdown: The current version of Penn State reminds me a lot of where Michigan was a year ago at this time. Not an exact replica, of course, but a team that lost a lot of veteran production and has replaced it with young talent that has to find its way. The Nittany Lions … [Read more...] about Breaking down Michigan’s path to Big Ten championship game
The Detroit News Published 4:14 p.m. UTC Jul 9, 2018 Ohio State is the favorite to repeat as winner of the Big Ten championship game, according to odds released by the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook. The Buckeyes’ odds are 10-11 to take home the trophy at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Dec. 1. To get there they’ll have to get past Big Ten East Division foes Michigan, Penn State and Michigan State. The Wolverines have the second-best odds to win the Big Ten title at 4-1, followed by Penn State (5-1), West Division team Wisconsin (5-2) and Michigan State (12-1). More: How Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan recruits are working out In the ACC, oddsmakers are calling it a landslide for Clemson, which has 5-9 odds. Defending national champion Alabama, likewise, is a heavy favorite to prevail in the SEC title game, with 5-8 odds. Washington gets the nod in the Pac-12 title game at 5-9, and in the Big 12 it’s Oklahoma at 5-7. BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Ohio State … [Read more...] about Ohio State, Michigan 1-2 in Big Ten championship odds
All year round, former Husker and NFL veteran Adam Carriker is taking the pulse of Husker Nation. In the "Carriker Chronicles" video series, he breaks down the latest NU news, upcoming opponents, player updates and recruiting information, and he offers his insight into the X's and O's and more.In Monday's episode, Carriker breaks down the differences between Nebraska and Michigan and gives his take on who will lead their team to the Big Ten title game first, Scott Frost or Jim Harbaugh.Want more Chronicles? Follow Carriker on Twitter and Facebook and sign up to get an email whenever a new show is posted. When Adam Carriker talks, you'll want to listen. Get every episode of the "Carriker Chronicles" in your inbox. Here's a transcript of today's show:Welcome to the Carriker Chronicles, the peoples' show, where we're checking the pulse of Husker nation, brought to you by the Nebraska Spine Hospital.Within the past week, Big Ten analysts, Gerry DiNardo, my favorite … [Read more...] about Carriker Chronicles: Will Scott Frost or Jim Harbaugh reach the Big Ten title game first?