The Big Ten matched a record by sending 10 teams to bowl games, which were all announced Sunday.
Here's the complete list of Big Ten teams making postseason appearances this winter.
There was a bit of nervousness over whether the bowl-eligible Illini would actually get to play in the postseason, but with a little bit of help from the College Football Playoff select
Being bowl-eligible might not mean being bowl-bound for a Big Ten team this season, and the Illini could miss out on their first postseason appearance under Tim Beckman.
See where your favorite Big Ten teams rank following Week 14 of the 2014 season.
Illinois athletics director Mike Thomas announced Sunday afternoon that Tim Beckman will return to coach the Illini for the 2015 season.