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Michigan State Spartans players celebrate the victory against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Spartan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Golden Gophers 14-3. (Credit: Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

Big Ten Title Game Looks Like Classic Matchup

The stakes couldn’t be higher: To the winner goes an all-expenses paid bowl trip to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2013

ACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 02: Members of the Ohio State Buckeyes take the field during warmups at the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl against the Florida Gators at EverBank Field on January 2, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State A Win Away From BCS Title Shot, Whether SEC Likes It Or Not

If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.

12/03/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 29: Zak Irvin #21 of the Michigan Wolverines looks to the bench during the second half of the game against Coppin State Eagles at Crisler Center on November 29, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Irvin Selected Big Ten’s Freshman Of The Week

University of Michigan men’s basketball freshman guard Zak Irvin was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week today by the conference office.

97.1 The Ticket–12/02/2013

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: The Michigan State Spartans celebrate after defeating the Oklahoma Sooners to win the Coaches vs Cancer Classic at Barclays Center on November 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Spartans defeat the Sooners 87-76. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Michigan State Stays No. 1 In AP Poll

Michigan State won three games last week and remains a runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll.

97.1 The Ticket–11/25/2013

Jalen Myrick #28, Damarius Travis #7 and Jamel Harbison #16 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers celebrate a win of the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on October 26, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Golden Gophers defeated the Cornhuskers 34-23. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Outside Of Leaders, Plenty To Prove In Big Ten

The season might be winding down but for some, it’s just getting started.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

Denicos Allen #28 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a third-quarter sack against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on November 2, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State won the game 29-6. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State Has Big Goals In Sight

It’s all in sight for No. 13 Michigan State, as long as the Spartans don’t stumble down the stretch.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

Malia Obama and her father US President Barack Obama watch a basketball game at the University of Maryland's Comcast Center on November 16, 2013 in College Park, Maryland. Obama attended the Oregon State vs. University of Maryland with the first family to support his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson, who coaches the Oregon State team. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Preserves Lawsuit Over Maryland Leaving ACC

A North Carolina appeals court Tuesday preserved a lawsuit that could force the University of Maryland to pay a $52 million fee for leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference.

97.1 The Ticket–11/19/2013

LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 16: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans looks for help during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Biggest Question Now Is Michigan State Or Oklahoma State?

The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.

11/18/2013

CHAMPAIGN, IL - NOVEMBER 16: Carlos Hyde #34 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs against (L-R) Austin Teitsma #44, Zane Petty #21 and Mason Monheim #43 of the Illinois Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Champaign, Illinois. Ohio State defeated Illinois 60-35. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Buckeyes’ Ground Game Dominant Over Illinois

The passing game just wasn’t working for Ohio State on Saturday at Illinois.

97.1 The Ticket–11/17/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 26: C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State Is Going To Pasadena, But For Which Game?

It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.

11/12/2013

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