BSD's Big Ten Challenge/Thursday Night Open Thread Week 9

When I did a search for this pic I used "Kentucky," first results: racing. Second: Basketball. Third: UCF football. Fourth: this pic - Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Come join us for our Thursday night open thread!

Tonight we have some slim pickins people, a match-up of two teams neither of which are over .500. 1-5 Kentucky travels to David Wade Stadium to take on 3-3 Mississippi State. The game starts at 7:30 and can be seen on ESPN. Alternatively, you can tune into Fox Sports 1 to see Marshal (4-2) take on Middle Tennessee (3-4), also starting at 7:30 PM.

On to the picks...

Last Week's Results

W L
Devon 4 1
bscaff 4 1
BSD Readers 4 1
Dan 4 1
Jared 4 1
Cari 4 1
Nick P. 4 1
Bill 4 1
Galen 4 1
Nick 3 2
Chad 3 2

Everyone missed out on Northwestern and Nick and Chad had faith in Indiana. How'd that work out for them?

Yearly Totals

W L Win %
Devon 53 8 86.9
Dan 52 9 85.2
bscaff 52 9 85.2
Jared 50 11 82.0
Nick 49 12 80.3
Nick P. 49 12 80.3
BSD Readers 49 12 80.3
Chad 48 13 78.7
Galen 48 13 78.7
Bill 48 13 78.7
Cari 47 14 77.0

The only movers this week? You wonderful readers move up one spot. Top-drawer indeed!

This Week's Games

Sat 10/26/13 Nebraska @ Minnesota Minneapolis, Minn. ESPN 12:00 PM ET
Sat 10/26/13 Michigan State @ Illinois Champaign, Ill. ABC (ESPN2) 3:30 PM ET
Sat 10/26/13 Penn State @ Ohio State Columbus, Ohio ABC 8:00 PM ET
Sat 10/26/13 Northwestern @ Iowa Iowa City, Iowa TBA

The Northwestern - Iowa game is tough to pick, which Iowa team will show up? Northwestern is at a turning point in their season after losing to lowly Minnesota: do they fight back or pack it in for the rest of the season? The other games are of the 'meh' variety. Of course it goes without saying but the big game is in Columbus this Saturday night. I was wrong when I picked Michigan over Penn State so I would LOVE to be wrong again because...

This Week's Picks

Galen Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Iowa
Jared Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Iowa
Devon Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Iowa
Bill Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Northwestern
Cari Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Northwestern
bscaff Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Iowa
Nick P. Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Northwestern
Dan Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Iowa
Nick Nebraska Michigan State Penn State Northwestern
Chad Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Iowa
Tim Nebraska Michigan State Ohio State Iowa

Nick gets the BSD Balls Of Steel award for being the only homer to pick dear 'ole PSU. Good for you kid! Other than that we're pretty much unanimous with the exception of the Northwestern - Iowa game which we're almost split. Seems people agree with my assessment of that game.

Now your picks, keep the momentum going, oh loyal 'Shoe reader...

My Ballot Box
Nebraska @ Minnesota




Michigan State @ Illinois




Penn State @ Ohio State




Northwestern @ Iowa






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