In perhaps the first weather-related effect of the expansion of Big Ten Country, a snowstorm in the Northeast has postponed a Big Ten basketball game.
An inconsistent start to Big Ten play had the Huskers sitting at 3-3 and looking nothing like the team that was a legitimate contender a season ago.
As the nine-game Big Ten schedule approaches, teams competing for a national title need to pay even closer attention to the strength of their non-conference slates.
Maryland needed two overtimes to beat Michigan State in the team's first-ever Big Ten conference game.
Saturday's rematch was pretty well in hand by halftime.