Big Ten lunchtime links
June, 5, 2012
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Great. Now I'll never get my lost wallet back from Lane Pryce.
- The Big Ten embarrassed itself by coming out first in support of the status quo, but ultimately the league is not far away from other conferences' playoff plans, Stewart Mandel writes. Lots of coverage of Monday's Big Ten conference call on playoff proposals. You can find some of the best stories about it here, here, here, here and here.
- New Penn State commit Neiko Robinson has big dreams. Jury selection has begun in the Jerry Sandusky trial. Sandusky's lawyer made a bold move by insisting that the jury be composed of Sandusky's peers and neighbors, Dan Wetzel writes.
- Wisconsin replaced the turf at Camp Randall Stadium, and patches of the old field will be given away as gifts to donors.
- Kevin Wilson is determined to change the perception of Indiana football -- and to score a bunch of points.
- The Champaign News-Gazette's Bob Asmussen ranks Michigan No. 1 -- that's in the country, not just the Big Ten.
- Michigan State is almost sold out of season tickets and expects to shatter its previous record for sales.
- A closer look at Iowa junior receiver Don Shumpert, who might have an increased role this season.
- Recent defensive tackle pledge Maurice Hurst Jr. calls playing for Michigan a "dream come true."
- Fringe Bowl Team takes a look at Minnesota's defensive line.
- Suspended Ohio State tight end Jake Stoneburner thanked people for support in a series of tweets.
- BTN's Tom Dienhart ranks the league's receiver units, with Wisconsin on top.
- Maize N Brew previews Purdue's 2012 campaign.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
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
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
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
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