Big Ten primer: Week 7

It's time for Big Ten football again as Week 7 is here. Once again, the slate only features conference games -- five of them, in fact. As a reminder, follow us on Twitter and in the module 0n the right rail of the blog for many, many updates throughout the day.

Here's a quick primer on all the action around the league:


Noon ET

  • Iowa at Michigan State, ESPN

  • Northwestern at Minnesota, ESPN2

  • Wisconsin at Purdue, Big Ten Network

3:30 p.m. ET

  • Illinois at No. 25 Michigan, ABC regional/ESPN outer markets

8 p.m. ET

  • No. 8 Ohio State at Indiana, Big Ten Network

Nebraska and Penn State both are off this week.


East Lansing, Mich.: Rain (80-90 percent chance), 47-50 degrees, winds at 13-16 mph

Minneapolis: Light rain and showers likely (50-70 percent chance), 54-60 degrees, winds at 8-9 mph

West Lafayette, Ind.: Cloudy with isolated storms possible, 55-64 degrees, winds at 16-17 mph

Ann Arbor, Mich.: Rain and thunderstorms likely (90 percent chance), 52-54 degrees, winds at 13-14 mph

Bloomington, Ind.: Mostly cloudy, 66-68 degrees, winds at 12-14 mph

In case you missed it, here's some of our coverage from throughout the week:

And, finally, our fantasy team rosters for Week 7:

The Trombone Shorties (Adam Rittenberg)

Northwestwern QB Kain Colter

Michigan State QB Andrew Maxwell

Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell

Wisconsin RB Montee Ball

Purdue WR Antavian Edison

Penn State WR Allen Robinson

Michigan defense

Northwestern kickers

Non-Gingervitis (Brian Bennett)

Ohio State QB Braxton Miller

Michigan QB Denard Robinson

Northwestern RB Venric Mark

Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde

Ohio State WR Devin Smith

Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis

Michigan State defense

Iowa kickers