Big Ten lunch links
June, 4, 2013
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Roy Hibbert has been working on the links since the final buzzer Monday night. That's why he left the court so quickly.
- The Pinstripe Bowl addition is a brand-builder for the Big Ten, Tom Dienhart writes. Those in Big 12 country aren't sorry to see the Pinstripe Bowl go away.
- Michigan spent $1.73 million on its recent Outback Bowl trip. Wolverines recruit Jabrill Peppers fought through adversity to become a star.
- Former Ohio State LB David Perkins was arrested for criminal trespassing and other charges in late May, shortly before the team announced his departure. A quarterback recruit Ohio State had targeted picks Texas A&M.
- The Big Ten needs to hold its presidents accountable, Drew Sharp writes.
- Penn State must remember scholarship limits when assembling its next recruiting class. A look at the unique venue in Ireland where Penn State likely will play in 2014.
- Michigan State faces a tough road in the 2015 season. Spartans assistants Pat Narduzzi and Ron Burton head East for a defensive line recruit.
- A look at quarterback Wes Lunt's two transfer options: Illinois and Louisville. Lunt returns to Illinois' campus Thursday.
- A lot of Big Ten nuggets -- not positive ones -- in the latest pop quiz from Pat Forde.
- Speaking of the road, Iowa in 2015 will open there for the the 11th time in the past 16 years.
- Wisconsin fans finally can mark their calendars for Iowa's return to Camp Randall Stadium. Paul Fanlund wonders if the Camp Randall experience has grown sour for Badger fans.
- New Purdue coach Darrell Hazell believes in a run-first approach.
- Minnesota AD Norwood Teague admits the Gophers' upcoming schedules are daunting.
- Nebraska will make its first trip to Rutgers in 2015. A court hearing is delayed for potential Huskers transfer Alex Lewis.
- Maryland is heading back to Baltimore to play a Big Ten game in 2015.
- Michigan State and Ohio State top the Big Ten linebacker rankings for 2013.
- Northwestern is on the verge of adding yet another commit to its 2014 recruiting class. Wildcats incoming line recruit Eric Joraskie wants to see the field right away.
- In case you missed it, The Reveal at Indiana.
- Gordon Gee's comedy routine.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
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
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
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
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