Big Ten primer: Week 7

October, 13, 2012
It's time for Big Ten football again as Week 7 is here. Once again, the slate only features conference games -- five of them, in fact. As a reminder, follow us on Twitter and in the module 0n the right rail of the blog for many, many updates throughout the day.

Here's a quick primer on all the action around the league:


Noon ET
  • Iowa at Michigan State, ESPN
  • Northwestern at Minnesota, ESPN2
  • Wisconsin at Purdue, Big Ten Network
3:30 p.m. ET
  • Illinois at No. 25 Michigan, ABC regional/ESPN outer markets
8 p.m. ET
  • No. 8 Ohio State at Indiana, Big Ten Network
Nebraska and Penn State both are off this week.


East Lansing, Mich.: Rain (80-90 percent chance), 47-50 degrees, winds at 13-16 mph

Minneapolis: Light rain and showers likely (50-70 percent chance), 54-60 degrees, winds at 8-9 mph

West Lafayette, Ind.: Cloudy with isolated storms possible, 55-64 degrees, winds at 16-17 mph

Ann Arbor, Mich.: Rain and thunderstorms likely (90 percent chance), 52-54 degrees, winds at 13-14 mph

Bloomington, Ind.: Mostly cloudy, 66-68 degrees, winds at 12-14 mph

In case you missed it, here's some of our coverage from throughout the week:
And, finally, our fantasy team rosters for Week 7:

The Trombone Shorties (Adam Rittenberg)

Northwestwern QB Kain Colter
Michigan State QB Andrew Maxwell
Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell
Wisconsin RB Montee Ball
Purdue WR Antavian Edison
Penn State WR Allen Robinson
Michigan defense
Northwestern kickers

Non-Gingervitis (Brian Bennett)

Ohio State QB Braxton Miller
Michigan QB Denard Robinson
Northwestern RB Venric Mark
Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde
Ohio State WR Devin Smith
Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis
Michigan State defense
Iowa kickers



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