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Pick ‘Em Whatever Week This Is: Just Shoot Me

I’m glad there are only two more weeks left. This year’s Pick ‘Em has been humbling. I stink at picking games in 2014. Of course, the teams aren’t helping me out so there’s that. In recapping last week’s wonderful display of foresight, Ken went 6-1, missing only ND over Northwestern. I followed with a 3-3 […]

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Pick ‘Em Week 5: Status Quo

Well, somehow I missed a week and nobody knew. We had week 3 twice and skipped week 4. Hmmm. Anywho,  after last week’s debacle of picking we have managed to maintain the Status Quo. Ken went 9-4. I went 9-4. I picked Iowa right. He didn’t. Ken picked Maryland right. I didn’t. We both got […]

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Pick ‘em week 3: Defending champ falling behind

OK, this is getting serious now. After a horrible week of picking by yours truly I find myself three games behind. I know it’s early. Stay positive. I believe that I will win. I believe that I will win. I believe that I will win. I believe that I will win. I believe that I […]

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 […]

BBN Basketball Liveblog: Iowa

The Buckeyes are playing basketball amid the cornfields against the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Hawkeyes got the better of the Buckeyes in Columbus a few weeks ago, and have generally found themselves above the disaster that has been the rest of the conference. The Buckeyes and Hawkeyes will tip at 7:00 PM Eastern on ESPN. Stop […]

BBN Basketball Liveblog: Iowa

The Buckeyes are at home following their tough, but gritty, overtime loss at Michigan State. Today’s opponent, the much improved Iowa Hawkeyes, who are certainly in the running for a Big Ten title. The game is scheduled to tip at 1:30 PM Eastern. Stop by and chat with all of your favorite Buckeye bloggers and […]

Pregame Glance MBB: Iowa Hawkeyes

The #3, for now, Ohio State Buckeyes (15-1, 2-1) return to the friendlier confines of Value City Arena Saturday afternoon to play the #20 Iowa Hawkeyes (13-3, 2-1). Ohio State is coming off an exciting, roller coaster overtime loss at Michigan State 68-72, while on Thursday, Iowa demolished Northwestern 93-67. Here’s their Profile School: University […]

tBBC Preview: Outback Bowl – Iowa vs. LSU

You want a classic coaching matchup? Well, do we have a bloomin’ onion for you. Iowa (8-4, 5-3 Big Ten) vs. Louisiana State (9-3, 5-3 SEC) Wednesday, January 1st, 1:00 EST ESPN The History: Originally called the Hall of Fame Bowl when it began in 1986, the Outback Bowl became the staple it is today […]

The Week That Were: 11.2.13

“November is for champions”.  Guess what, folks… it’s champions time. For the first time this season, the memorable games from The Week That Were found themselves coming from B1G Country. And, if I’m completely honest, the top two made my weekend pretty fantastic. First, let’s go to the “What’s NU With You?” battle, as Nebraska […]

Ohio State News And Notes: Silver Bullet Points 10.22.13

On Monday, Coach Meyer discussed Iowa and talked NCAA guidelines. Eject Button-Bradley Roby was disqualified from the game vs. Iowa last Saturday for what was deemed targeting. Urban Meyer chimed in at his own press conference Monday about the targeting rule and his opinion of the disqualification. ” I think that the NCAA and everybody […]

Ohio State Overpowers Iowa 34-24

The Iowa Hawkeyes (4-2, 1-1) came calling to Columbus Ohio to take on the Buckeyes (6-0, 2-0), and they came with a fight in them.  Both teams traded body blows on the way to a 34-24 final score. Braxton Miller led the way with his passing game, throwing 22-27 for 222 yards and 2 touchdowns […]

tBBC Pick 'Em: Even After Week One

They say tying is like kissing your sister. Pucker up. That’s where we stand after one week of our head-to-head pick. Yours truly and Gary were correcting in picking Ohio State and Illinois to win last week. I correctly picked Iowa winning at Minnesota but was disappointed in the effort of Purdue as Gary was […]

Braggin' Rights and Wrongs: tBBC Pick'em

The B1G 10 season is about to kick into full gear and two of your favorite BBC writers are going head-to-head the rest of the way. Each week yours truly and Gary will pick the games that matter We may agree, we may not. And when one of us is right and Gary is wrong […]

The Week That Were: 8.31.13

For those unfamiliar with this feature, consider it your cheat sheet for the conversations around the grill on Labor Day. As always, these come with a melodic interlude to play gently in the background during your perusal… because you’re that important to me. It was the best of times, it was the… well… best of […]

B1G Men's Tournament Live Thread: Day Two

#3 Michigan State versus #6 Iowa Iowa used a quick start and some of Sparty’s own medicine to jump out to a 30-20 lead at halftime.  The Hawkeye’s quick start opened a double digit lead but Michigan State settled down and was able to get the lead trimmed in the middle of the half.  Iowa […]

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