Two Big Ten players were included on the AP All-America First Team when the rosters were released Tuesday, but don't think they were alone in being honored on a national level.
Just like with the presidential election, now that the 2013 Heisman race is over, it's on to the next one.
If last week brought a Challenge, a true test in the form of annual match ups with the ACC, then this week brings the non-conference season's final exams.
There's no longer a Big Ten team on the top of the college basketball rankings, but two different teams from the conference are very, very close.
Typically, the schedule-makers for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge try to pit teams of equal caliber against one another, but when Michigan State-North Carolina was originally inked, perhaps