Big Ten lunchtime links
March, 13, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Little basketball tournament starts tomorrow in Chicago. Who ya got?
- Penn State is well stocked at receiver and tight end going into spring ball. A Joe Paterno tribute movie will be screened.
- Ohio State is looking at some junior college offensive linemen. Carlos Hyde has embraced a blog-given nickname.
- The door is open for Michigan to snag former Michigan State commit Drake Harris. Kenny Demens says Greg Mattison improved his shot at playing in the pros. Previewing the Wolverines' defensive line this spring.
- Pat Fitzgerald talks about Kain Colter. If you missed it, make sure to check out Adam's wall-to-wall coverage of Northwestern from yesterday.
- Nebraska is in limbo with its recruiting staff hires, like everybody else right now. There's a heavy-hitting battle on among the Huskers fullbacks this spring.
- Iowa has a few position changes, with Nate Meier's move to defensive end possibly the most important. Plans are still on for a Hawkeyes spring practice in Des Moines.
- Freshman linebacker Vince Biegel feels at home in Wisconsin's new defensive scheme.
- Five spring questions for Purdue.
- A closer look at Minnesota offensive lineman Zac Epping.
- Some Michigan State redshirt freshmen to watch this spring.
- Illinois' Michael Buchanan and Hugh Thornton are expecting to hear their names called in the NFL draft.
- Indiana's coordinators talked to the school website.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Eastern Illinois 20 Minnesota 42 Final Rutgers 41 Washington State 38
Final Penn State 26 UCF 24 Final Youngstown State 17 Illinois 28 Final Indiana State 10 Indiana 28 Final Northern Iowa 23 Iowa 31 Final Appalachian State 14 Michigan 52 Final 5 Ohio State 34 Navy 17 Final Western Michigan 34 Purdue 43 Final Florida Atlantic 7 22 Nebraska 55 Final California 31 Northwestern 24 Final James Madison 7 Maryland 52 Final 14 Wisconsin 24 13 LSU 28