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McSorley, Penn State overcome early struggles in dramatic Big Ten championship comeback

After being named the most valuable player of the Big Ten Championship, Trace McSorley puts his arm around two-time Heisman winner Archie Griffin. McSorley led Penn State to a 38-31 win over Wisconsin.

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

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INDIANAPOLIS – A few ticks after midnight, Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley […]

Badgers start strong, but can’t finish in Big Ten Championship

By Aidan Wilkins | @wilkins_power

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INDIANAPOLIS — It was a tale of two halves. Wisconsin was on a meteoric rise in the first half of the Big Ten Football Championship Game, only to burn up in the atmosphere in the second. After a 28-point first half, the Badgers saw their 14-point […]

Big Ten Championship Predictions

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The Case for Penn State:

The Penn State Nittany Lions (No. 7 in the College Football Playoff rankings) enter tonight’s Big Ten Championship against the No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers as slight underdogs. The matchup pits a hot Penn State offense against one of the nation’s stingiest defenses. The Nittany Lion offense […]

Experiencing College GameDay in Indianapolis

By Aidan Wilkins | @wilkins_power

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Downtown Indianapolis is abuzz with the excitement that comes along with hosting the sixth edition of the Big Ten Football Championship game. The University of Wisconsin Badgers (10-2, No. 6 in the College Football Playoff rankings), from the West Division, will do battle with the Penn […]

Quick Hits: Five questions for Rich Scarcella

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

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INDIANAPOLIS – As the kickoff to this year’s Big Ten Championship Game between Penn State and Wisconsin approaches, I got the chance to speak with longtime reporter Rich Scarcella of the Reading Eagle. Scarcella has been covering Penn State football since 1989.

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