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Thursday, November 11, 2010
Big Ten rooting interest: Week 11

By Adam Rittenberg

It's time once again to look at who the Big Ten's top contenders should be rooting for in Week 11.

We're still looking at the Big Ten's top four teams: Wisconsin, Ohio State, Michigan State and Iowa. The Badgers, Buckeyes and Hawkeyes are in action Saturday, while the 11th-ranked Spartans can sit back and relax.

Here's the schedule:
I'm going to split each team's interest into two categories: Rose Bowl/BCS automatic berth and BCS at-large berth.

WISCONSIN BADGERS (8-1, 4-1 Big Ten)

For Rose Bowl/Big Ten automatic BCS berth, the Badgers should root for ...
For a BCS at-large spot, the Badgers should root for ... OHIO STATE BUCKEYES (8-1, 4-1)

For Rose Bowl/Big Ten automatic BCS berth, the Buckeyes should root for ...
For a BCS at-large spot, the Buckeyes should root for ... MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS (9-1, 5-1)

For Rose Bowl/Big Ten automatic BCS berth, the Spartans should root for ...
For a BCS at-large spot, the Spartans should root for ... IOWA HAWKEYES (7-2, 4-1)

For Rose Bowl/Big Ten automatic BCS berth, the Hawkeyes should root for ...
For a BCS at-large spot, the Hawkeyes should root for ...