Big Ten primer: Week 11

Week 11 is here, and this primer should help get you ready for the day around the Big Ten. Both Brian and I will be at games today -- he's in Lincoln, Neb.; I'm in Bloomington, Ind. -- but we'll have coverage on all the games, particularly on Twitter, which you can track in the module on the right side of the blog.

Here's what you need to know about the Big Ten in Week 11:


Noon ET

  • No. 24 Northwestern at Michigan, ESPN

  • Wisconsin at Indiana, ESPN2

  • Purdue at Iowa, Big Ten Network

3:30 p.m. ET

  • Penn State at No. 18 Nebraska, ABC regional (ESPN2 outer markets)

  • Minnesota at Illinois, Big Ten Network

Both Ohio State and Michigan State are off this week.


Ann Arbor, Mich.: Cloudy with showers possible, 56-60 degrees, 30 percent chance of rain, winds at 9-11 mph

Bloomington, Ind.: Sunny, 63-67 degrees, winds at 16-17 mph

Iowa City, Iowa: Partly cloudy, 63-70 degrees, winds at 18-19 mph

Lincoln, Neb.: Sunny, 66-73 degrees, winds at 24-25 mph

Champaign, Ill.: Sunny, 60-68 degrees, winds at 19-21 mph

In case you missed it, here's some of coverage from throughout the week:

And, finally, our fantasy team rosters for Week 9:

The Trombone Shorties (Adam Rittenberg)

Penn State QB Matt McGloin

Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah

Northwestern RB Venric Mark

Penn State WR Allen Robinson

Nebraska WR Kenny Bell

Minnesota defense

Indiana kickers

Non-Gingervitis (Brian Bennett)

Ohio State QB Braxton Miller

Northwestern QB Kain Colter

Iowa RB Damon Bullock

Wisconsin RB Montee Ball

Purdue WR Antavian Edison

Indiana WR Cody Latimer

Iowa defense

Iowa kickers