Big Ten lunch links
February, 24, 2010
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Can spring ball just get here already?
- Whether the NCAA's allegations against Michigan are trivial or serious, they still don't help the cause of embattled head coach Rich Rodriguez, SI.com's Stewart Mandel writes. Michigan needs to decide what type of program it wants to run, Drew Sharp writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Probation is likely for Michigan after the NCAA process concludes, David Goricki writes in The Detroit News. The allegations put Rodriguez on notice, but his fate still comes down to winning games, Bob Wojnowski writes in The Detroit News. An interesting take from the compliance side of things from mgoblog's Brian Cook.
- Seantrel Henderson's dad tells The Columbus Dispatch that there's no timetable on when Seantrel will sign (he has to do so by April 1), while Ohio State remains interested.
- Former Ohio State safety Kurt Coleman plans to "seize the moment" at the combine, Carlos Holmes writes in the Dayton Daily News.
- Iowa's football team gets some love from the suits in Washington, Nick Pugliese writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- The couple who paid $9,000 for Joe Paterno's glasses tells First Take all about it.
- Former Wisconsin safety Chris Maragos talks about falling through the cracks as a walk-on in his latest dispatch to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- The Daily Gopher breaks down Minnesota's newest junior college signings.
- Ron Zook sees some self-inflicted problems at Illinois, but it's hard to blame the fans, Brian Cook writes in The Sporting News.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
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
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
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