ESPN.com's Big Ten preview

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews, Eamonn Brennan is here to provide a quick -- and we mean quick -- preview of the Big Ten:

For in-depth previews of each Big Ten team, check out Blue Ribbon's breakdowns:Insider





Michigan State



Ohio StateInsider Free

Penn State



More Big Ten content:

-- Eamonn Brennan's "Five Things I Can't Wait To See" in the Big Ten

-- Video: Fran Fraschilla's Big Ten breakdownVideo

-- Eric Angevine's five key questions for the conference (Insider)

-- Chad Ford's breakdown of the Big Ten's top NBA prospects (Insider)

-- Former Ohio State player Mark Titus previews the Big Ten from a unique point of view … the end of the bench (Insider)

-- In our Blueblood Bounceback series, Brennan examines the long and often frustrating rebuilding process at Indiana

-- Andy Katz on Trevor Mbawke's opportunity at Minnesota

-- Dana O'Neil's profile of new Iowa coach Fran McCaffery

-- O'Neil's reaction in the wake of Robbie Hummel's season-ending injury

-- In our Summer Shootaround of the Big Ten, Doug Gottlieb predicted a surprise winner of the conference

-- For more Big Ten coverage in the Nation blog, click here.