Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Big Ten lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
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- The Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine goes inside the numbers for Week 13.
- Ohio State's president says Boise State and TCU don't deserve a title shot.
- Joe Paterno loves the spotlight, and it's a big reason why he's coming back, David Jones writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News. Paterno's return might be bad news for Penn State, Ron Cook writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Penn State offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski becomes the team's first three-time academic All-American, Cory Giger writes in The Altoona Mirror.
- Minnesota's coaching search focuses on Brady Hoke, Troy Calhoun and Al Golden, 1500 ESPN Twin Cities' Darren Wolfson reports. The Gophers don't have much company in the search right now, Phil Miller writes in the Star Tribune.
- Barry Alvarez sees similarities between the current Wisconsin squad and his 1993 team, Michael Hunt writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Northwestern has been a problem for Wisconsin in the past, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
- Denard Robinson and Terrelle Pryor take center stage on Saturday, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Ohio State students take the plunge again, Frank Thomas writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
- Michigan State could reunite with former coach Nick Saban in the Capital One Bowl, Greg Johnson writes in The Grand Rapids Press. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio needs to start politicking if his team win Saturday, John Niyo writes in The Detroit News.
- Michigan's upset hopes Saturday rest with Shoelace, Michael Rosenberg writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- It's time for Indiana to part ways with coach Bill Lynch, Al Hamnik writes in The Times of Northwest Indiana.
- Northwestern is talking with both Chicago baseball teams about playing a game at their stadiums, Teddy Greenstein writes in the Chicago Tribune.
- The Bucket game is all about pride for Purdue this year, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.
- Iowa will spend part of Thanksgiving on the practice field, Don Doxsie writes in the Quad-City Times. Hawkeyes freshman running back Marcus Coker has the trust of his coaches, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.