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tBBC Pick’em Week 10: Down The Home Stretch

After Week 8, I (73 correct picks) have a narrow lead over Joe (70), with Scott (69), Charles (68) and Patrick (68) close behind. Scott, Mike and Brandon all went 5-fer-5 to lead the pack last week. That was Scott’s second consecutive week of perfection. Very well done, Scott! All B1G teams are in action this […]

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tBBC Pick’em Week 8: No Margin For Error

After Week 7, I (65 correct picks) have a narrow lead over Joe (62), with Patrick (60) and Charles (60) close behind. Joe led the pack last week, correctly picking 5 of the 6 games. There are only 5 B1G games this week, so there isn’t much room for error; nor to gain ground. We […]

Never Too Early: 2014 Maryland Preview

After 4 non conference games and a bye week, the Buckeyes finally launch into B1G play. The scarlet and gray make their second trip in to the state of Maryland for the 2014 season and introduce the Maryland Terrapins to the B1G. The welcome gift the Terps get…..a B1G home opener against the best team […]

2014 Big Ten Conference Preview: East Division

Part two of our conference preview looks at the “group of death” and a likely conference title game: 2014 EAST DIVISION PREVIEW Many feel the east will be a battle of 2 teams and the winner of the November 8th battle in East Lansing between Ohio State and Michigan State can go ahead and make […]

2014 Big Ten Conference Preview: West Division

Not content to only preview Ohio State’s schedule, Patrick is taking a two part look at the B1G for 2014. Here’s a look at the newbies and our Western Division brethren; after lunch the East gets due scrutiny in addition to the championship game predictions. When the dust settled on the 2013-14 season, the B1G […]

Pick 'em: The last week?

It’s the last week of the regular season and just like when we started our pick ’em we are tied. Last week’s dud by Gary allowed me to tie it up. I was sooooooo close to taking Iowa over Michigan but I didn’t want to risk it. Oops. Gary went 3-3 last week, picking OSU, […]

Top 25: The Week in Review and The Week Ahead

Just because there wasn’t a bunch of action this week on the hardwood, doesn’t mean that there wasn’t anything interesting that happened.  Two Top 10 teams fell, one undefeated team dropped their first game, and two new teams were welcomed to the party (Sorry New Mexico, your fall from the Top 25 will keep me […]

Logistics of a Big Ten Superconference – Part 1

The conference expansion discussion is heating up once again. The B1G has taken stabs at both the Big East and the ACC, nabbing academic powerhouses Rutgers, and Maryland to jump to fourteen teams. That move matches the SEC for total number of programs in each respective conference. And yet, the discussion is that the conference […]

Across the Board Criticism of the Buckeyes

Across the board criticism for an undefeated team? only at Ohio State! I had a long discussion with my friends on Saturday about whether I was being overly critical of this team or not. I don’t believe so, but the Ohio State faithful have a long and storied history of being scathingly critical of everything […]

Top Ten B1G Non-Conference Games to Watch

I’m just going to say it. College football’s regular season is the greatest in all of sports. Every loss counts. And, because of that, the regular season just means more. Even with college football electing to implement a four team playoff beginning in 2014, games played between the first weekend in September and last weekend […]

THANK YOU!!! Sammy Prahalis – A Lesson in Point Guarding Revisited

Thank you Sammy Prahalis for four wonderful years as the point guard for THE Ohio State women’s basketball team. You are going to be missed!!! As Sammy starts her next phase of basketball in her life with the Phoenix Mercury, she’ll  playing with arguably the best in the game in Diana Taurasi.  We revisit my article […]

Big Ten Midseason Report Card

Time really seems to be flying by these days.  Here we are in the middle of the Big Ten conference basketball schedule and it feels like just yesterday that we were getting excited to get this season underway.  Amazing. As a whole, the Big Ten season has been packed with incredibly exciting games.  There have […]

The Big Ten's Discussion to Pay Players

In what has been an already interesting off-season for Big Ten Football fans, it looks like the league is ready to add another fold to the talking point docket. During the Big Ten Conference in Chicago this week, commissioner Jim Delaney and the members of the conference discussed whether scholarship players should receive extra money to […]

Big Ten Tournament Day 1 Preview

As the sun came up today, it was the dawn of the first day of “real” conference basketball tournaments!  That’s right, folks, it is finally Day 1 of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament! Each day this week, we will offer a brief rundown of the day’s matchups.  It’s just a little something for you […]

Big Ten Reveals Logo, Divisional Names

Earlier today, the Big T1e2n announced both its division names for football and revealed a new logo. Let the branding of obedience begin: Other options for your bootleg t-shirt needs: Yup, we’re “Big”. You’ve got to wonder if the failure to try to build a number into the logo like with the Big T1e1n means […]

Rumors: Conference Divisions

Lots of rumors swirling today, including those about conference divisions for 2011. What we’re hearing is as follows (from 97.1 FM in Columbus, FWIW): MSU, TTUN, Neb, NU, Iowa, Min OSU, Wis, IL, IU, PSU, PU Reports are also that The Game will remain a protected rivalry, and

Welcome, Husker Nation!

According to the Omaha World Herald, the University of Nebraska has accepted an offer to join the Big T1e2n conference. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents have approved this move as well, and there’s speculation that it may be approved by the Big Ten Conference as early as this afternoon UPDATE: Official announcement from […]

What 7-1 Looks Like on YouTube

Hopefully this well help you all get through your day, watch each video 4 or 5 times and it will be time to go home before you know it. The Game 2001: Ohio State @ #11 TSUN The Game: 2002 #2 Ohio State vs. #9 TSUN The Game: 2004 Ohio State vs. #7 TSUN The […]

Ohio State Basketball Preview

Well here we are with one week to go before the start of the college basketball season. This season is looking pretty exciting for the Big Ten with seven teams expected to make it to the big dance. Heck, this might be the conference’s first real chance to take home a Big Ten/ACC Challenge title. […]

The Week That Were: 9.19.09

previously on TWTW… Here’s the soundtrack for today’s journey in the past. And no, unlike some people, it’s not really Journey. Arrr, yesterday’s games fell on the national holiday o’ “Talk Like a Pirate Day“. Should we be surprised, then, that the upset o’ the day happened at a place whar people show up in […]