Big Ten lunch links
June, 12, 2012
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Not an L.A. Kings fan, but loved watching the Stanley Cup presentation last night. Best trophy in sports.
- Colleague Mark Schlabach examines the two major players at the playoff negotiating table: Mike Slive and Jim Delany.
- Here's the latest from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial. Sandusky's defense looks to be in major trouble, Dan Wetzel writes.
- A terrific profile by Randy Peterson on new Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis. Former Hawkeyes lineman Rob Bruggeman was the victim of a sucker punch assault early Sunday in Des Moines.
- Urban Meyer and his Ohio State staff head to that state up north for a camp. Former Buckeyes lineman Brian Bobek could transfer to another Big Ten school.
- Nebraska's connections to Ohio yield another 2013 recruit.
- Indiana is finally on the board for its 2013 recruiting class. More on wide receiver recruit Isaac Griffith from Fort Wayne, Ind.
- Michigan State redshirt freshman Jack Allen makes a push for a starting offensive line spot. The Spartans' 2013 recruiting class has cracked the top 25 of several rankings.
- A late addition to Penn State's 2012 recruiting class. DE Evan Schwan preps for his college career at the Big 33 game.
- Brady Hoke doesn't anticipate banning Michigan's players from Twitter. Michigan's coaching staff ensures players are making the grade.
- Northwestern's recruiting surge continues with offensive lineman Sam Coverdale.
- Most of Minnesota's 2012 recruits are now on campus for summer school.
- Ohio State and Michigan State lead off Tom Dienhart's rankings of the Big Ten secondaries.
- Illinois coach Tim Beckman is holding camps at high schools around the state.
- After finishing his Purdue career in 2011, Albert Evans will begin coaching at a suburban Chicago high school.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
12:00 PM ET Illinois Northwestern 12:00 PM ET Purdue Indiana 12:00 PM ET Michigan 6 Ohio State 3:30 PM ET 10 Michigan State Penn State 3:30 PM ET 18 Minnesota 14 Wisconsin 3:30 PM ET Rutgers Maryland