With just over two weeks remaining before its season opener, it appears No. 5 Ohio State has already sustained a devastating loss.
Going into the season, this might not be where you would think the Wolverines and Spartans should be ranked.
Fresh off a Rose Bowl win and a Big Ten Championship, Michigan State isn’t the favorite to win the Big Ten (Ohio State is). Sports Illustrated has ranked the Spartans 6 in the preseason rankings.
The Maryland Terrapins feel the timing couldn’t be better for them to enter the Big Ten.
It wasn’t until November last year — after Michigan State pounded rival Michigan — that the idea of the Spartans playing in the Rose Bowl started to feel like a serious possibility.
In conjunction with ESPN, the Big Ten and Atlantic Coast Conferences, the University of Michigan men’s basketball team announced today a 7:30 p.m. tipoff time for the Wolverines’ game against Syracuse in the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Tuesday, Dec. 2, game at Crisler Center will be televised on ESPN.
Michigan’s last Big Ten football championship is in a glass-covered display.
The rankings might surprise you, especially if you thought that the defending conference champion and Rose Bowl-winning Spartans were the best team in the Big Ten.
Another day, another mistake — This time by Ohio State.
Hoke and the Wolverines finished outside the AP Top 25 last season after a bowl loss to Kansas State, while rival Michigan State won the Big Ten title and the Rose Bowl.