Big Ten Saturday: No Wells for Buckeyes

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

Just a quick rundown this morning before I hit the road for West Lafayette, Ind. If you missed it Friday night, Ohio State coach Jim Tressel announced that running back Chris "Beanie" Wells will miss tonight's matchup against top-ranked USC (ABC, 8 p.m. ET).

A steady rain is falling here in Chicago, and weather could be a major factor in several Big Ten games Saturday. Perhaps it slows down Oregon enough to keep Purdue close. And it can't be good for the sputtering offenses of Michigan and Notre Dame.

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