Another Saturday closer to the basketball season, but until we get there I realize most (if not all) of you are going to be preoccupied throughout the day with college football so instead of a basketball related post I'm providing a nifty little chart to today's games and links to the game previews on all respective Big Ten SB Nation websites.
|12:00||Iowa at Purdue||BTN||Iowa -9||BHGP | H&R|
|12:00||South Florida at Wisconsin||ESPNU||Wiscy -35||B5Q|
|12:00||Tulane at Rutgers||ESPNews||Rutgers -13||OTB|
|12:00||Wyoming at Michigan State||ESPN2||MSU - 29||TOC|
|12:00||Northwestern at Penn State||BTN||PSU -11||Inside NU | BSD|
|1:30||Maryland at Indiana||BTN||IND -4||TT | TCQ|
|3:30||Minnesota at Michigan||ABC/ESPN2||Mich -13||DG | M&B|
|6:00||Cincinnati at Ohio State||BTN||OSU -18||LGHL|
|9:00||Illinois at Nebraska||BTN||Neb -22||TCR | CN|
And hey, why not. Here's my predictions for the games:
|Iowa at Purdue||Purdue 20 Iowa 17|
|South Florida at Wisconsin||Wisconsin 45 South Florida 13|
|Tulane at Rutgers||Rutgers 34 Tulane 17|
|Wyoming at Michigan State||Michigan State 52 Wyoming 17|
|Northwestern at Penn State||Penn State 27 Northwestern 10|
|Maryland at Indiana||Maryland 27 Indiana 17|
|Minnesota at Michigan||Michigan 27 Minnesota 16|
|Cincinnati at Ohio State||Ohio State 31 Cincinnati 17|
|Illinois at Nebraska||Nebraska 44 Illinois 24|
Enjoy the football. It's finally fall (officially), basketball is nearing and conference play is more or less fully under way this week. Good times indeed.
And of course, if you want some in-depth Big Ten conversation around the network, be sure to join the daily game threads over at Off Tackle Empire or any of the respective B1G SB Nation sites.