Big Ten Championship Game
Attendance certainly didn’t improve markedly this past weekend. Rather, it sunk startlingly.
Ohio State has been banned from postseason play for one season as part of the NCAA’s final sanctions imposed on the university Tuesday.
I offer up this proposal to Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany: If game attendance and ticket demand in Indy doesn’t improve markedly the next few years, the Big Ten should bring its football championship to Chicago’s Soldier Field in 2016.
Interviews and video of the postgame celebration at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Two things were at question: Was it really a penalty and should the Spartans have called a punt block in that situation?
Saturday night’s rematch between Michigan State and Wisconsin didn’t end on a touchdown as time expired like last time, but the Badgers pulled off the 42-39 win in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game because of a prayer.
Here are three areas where I think tonight’s game between Wisconsin and Michigan State will be decided.
Mark Dantonio knows what the Spartans have to do to beat the Badgers Saturday in the Big Ten Championship Game.
When you think about the best rivalries in college football, “Wisconsin-Michigan State” probably doesn’t come to mind very quickly, if at all.
The Spartans have more to play for in this game. They haven’t played in a Rose Bowl since 1988, the same year most of Michigan State’s seniors were born.
The Big Ten sent out a statement on Twitter Wednesday denying that the conference is hiring seat fillers for Saturday’s Big Ten Championship Game between Wisconsin and Michigan State.