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That's right, Big Ten basketball is starting up today with the 2010 media day in Chicago. Talor Battle and David Jackson left yesterday to represent Penn State and there ought to be a lot of interesting quotes to read throughout the league. Robbie Hummel's injury has really opened up the field for a lot of players to make their case for Big Ten player of the year, and if Penn State can get it going there is a really good chance Talor could finally get the credit he deserves. That's not to say there isn't anybody else out there to give him a run for his money, but this in theory is his best shot at the award.

On the football side of things nothing much has really changed. Rob Bolden passed his concussion test yesterday, but that doesn't really mean a whole heck of a lot at this point. We'll just have to see how it plays out.

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Bolden passes test, status still in doubt - Nittany Nation

Rob Bolden passed his concussion test on Wednesday -- though that doesn't necessarily mean he will be cleared to play in Saturday night's game against Michigan.

Brothers bring bond - The Daily Collegian Online

Talor and Taran have a pretty special bond on the court. From everything I've seen in person, they seem to be far away from the Crispen brothers and their on-court shouting matches. It's too early to tell how that will translate on the court, but it's a good starting point.

Lions flustered with Michigan’s balance

"We were just looking at a play on film where he tucks it and runs for three yards, so you think it’s a run," Penn State safety Drew Astorino said. "Then he pulls it back and throws it right down the middle."

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5 things you won't (or shouldn't) hear at Big Ten basketball media day - AnnArbor.com

Like....when will DeChellis shave his tuff of hair on his forehead.

Penn State Recruiting 10/27/10 |

Huge recruiting weekend on tap, forget the gipper, lets win it for the rival's rankings.

Penn Sate's best defense vs. Michigan: Good offense | freep.com | Detroit Free Press

"With a talented offense like Michigan, we want to be able to help out the defense the best we can," guard Stefen Wisniewski said. "We want to score points, and we want to hold onto the ball to keep Robinson and Michigan off the field as much as we can."