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WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers leaps over Leroy Clark #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 8, 2014 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 34-16. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With Abdullah

This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.

11/13/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 8: Head coach Jerry Kill of the Minnesota Golden Gophers on the sidelines against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes during the fourth quarter on November 8, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Big Ten Expansion Leaves Uneven Schedules

If Minnesota wins the Big Ten’s West Division, the Golden Gophers will have done it the hard way.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Michigan State Spartans mascot Sparty waits to take the field before the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Spartans Dealing With Disappointment After Loss

It had been a while since Mark Dantonio and Pat Narduzzi had to answer for a loss like this.

97.1 The Ticket–11/10/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: A group of Ohio State Buckeyes defenders tackle Aaron Burbridge #16 of the Michigan State Spartans in the second half of the game at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Former Spartan Kyler Elsworth Blasts Michigan State Student Section

Michigan State trailed by one touchdown at halftime, but Ohio State led, 42-24, by the start of the fourth quarter.

CBS Detroit–11/09/2014

EVANSTON IL - NOVEMBER 08: De'Veon Smith #4 of the Michigan Wolverines runs against the Northwestern Wildcats during the second half on November 8, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Northwestern Wildcats 10-9.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Michigan Hangs On For Ugly 10-9 Win Over Northwestern

De’Veon Smith ran for a career-high 121 yards and a touchdown, and Michigan beat Northwestern after the Wildcats’ Trevor Siemian slipped attempting a two-point conversion at the end of the game.

97.1 The Ticket–11/09/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Ezekiel Elliott #15 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes for a 17-yard touchdown ahead of Trae Waynes #15 of the Michigan State Spartans in the fourth quarter of the game at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Playoff Dreams Crumble Vs. Ohio State

With one overwhelming offensive display, the Buckeyes (8-1, 5-0) re-established themselves as the Big Ten’s dominant team under coach Urban Meyer.

97.1 The Ticket–11/09/2014

EVANSTON, IL - NOVEMBER 16: Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines outruns Deonte Gibson #98 of the Northwestern Wildcats during play in overtime at Ryan Field on November 16, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Michigan, Northwestern Both Trying To Salvage Seasons

The Wolverines (4-5, 2-3 Big Ten) must win two of their final three games to stay in the running, and with a trip to Ohio State still looming, they can’t afford a letdown.

97.1 The Ticket–11/07/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: RJ Williamson #26 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates after intercepting a pass from Devin Gardner (not in photo) of the Michigan Wolverines  and running 29 yards for the touchdown during the third quarter of the game at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Big Ten, SEC, Big 12 Showdowns Impact Playoff Race

As college football’s regular season heads into its stretch run, plenty of intriguing plotlines are developing each week.

97.1 The Ticket–11/07/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans runs against the defense of Joshua Perry #37 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Big Ten Conference Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Big Ten Preview: All Eyes On Ohio State-Michigan State Matchup

Barring a November collapse, the winner emerges as the likely division winner for a berth in the league championship game in Indianapolis in December.

97.1 The Ticket–11/06/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans drops back to pass during the third quarter of the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines 35-11. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

B1G Power Rankings [BLOG]

November is finally here which means it’s the final month of the college football regular season and there are several key questions about our B1G teams that I will answer before revealing this week’s power rankings (as well as the new BCS Standings).

97.1 The Ticket–11/06/2014

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