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Saturday, October 20, 2012
Big Ten primer: Week 8

By Brian Bennett

The second half is officially upon us, and it should be a wild ride. Here's what you need to know to get you ready for all the Big Ten action in Week 8:

TV SCHEDULE (all times ET)


Noon
3:30 p.m.
8 p.m.
WEATHER

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

Week 8 predictions

What to watch: Week 8

Did you know? Week 8

Our latest Big Ten podcast

Penn State's offense, Iowa's defense full of surprises

Michigan needs to push back vs. Spartans

Northwestern's newest star leaves a mark

Huskers confront 'Cats, defensive demons

Big back Hyde spreads wings for Buckeyes

Big Ten midseason overview

And, finally, our fantasy team rosters for Week 8:

The Trombone Shorties (Adam Rittenberg)

Northwestwern QB Kain Colter
Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez
Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell
Wisconsin RB Montee Ball
Purdue WR Antavian Edison
Nebraska WR Kenny Bell
Michigan defense
Northwestern kickers

Non-Gingervitis (Brian Bennett)

Ohio State QB Braxton Miller
Michigan QB Denard Robinson
Northwestern RB Venric Mark
Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde
Ohio State WR Devin Smith
Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis
Wisconsin defense
Iowa kickers