Big Ten primer: Week 12

Week 12 is here. Excited? You should be. All 12 teams are in action this afternoon. I'm in Madison for Ohio State-Wisconsin, while Bennett is tracking all the action from home. The best way to follow coverage throughout the day is on Twitter, and all our tweets appear in the module on the right side of the blog.

Here's what you need to know about the Big Ten in Week 12:


Noon ET

  • Iowa at No. 21 Michigan, ESPN

  • Northwestern at Michigan State, ESPN2

  • Indiana at Penn State, Big Ten Network

3:30 p.m. ET

  • Ohio State at Wisconsin, ABC regional (ESPN2 in outer markets)

  • Purdue at Illinois, Big Ten Network

  • Minnesota at No. 14 Nebraska, Big Ten Network


Ann Arbor, Mich.: Partly cloudy, 44-47 degrees, winds at 4-6 mph

East Lansing, Mich.: Mostly sunny, 45-49 degrees, winds at 5-6 mph

State College, Pa.: Sunny, 44-47 degrees, winds at 3-4 mph

Madison, Wis.: Mostly sunny, 44-51 degrees, winds at 7-10 mph

Champaign, Ill.: Sunny, 44-52 degrees, winds at 5-6 mph

Lincoln, Neb.: Sunny, 52-59 degrees, winds at 15-22 mph

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

And, finally, our fantasy team rosters for Week 12:

The Trombone Shorties (Adam Rittenberg)

Penn State QB Matt McGloin

Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez

Northwestern RB Venric Mark

Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde

Penn State WR Allen Robinson

Nebraska WR Kenny Bell

Michigan defense

Indiana kickers

Non-Gingervitis (Brian Bennett)

Ohio State QB Braxton Miller

Northwestern QB Kain Colter

Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell

Wisconsin RB Montee Ball

Michigan WR Devin Gardner

Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis

Nebraska defense

Northwestern kickers