Minneapolis Takeaways: Iowa’s Wallace, Illinois’ Hoffmann Headline Big DayAnalysis
MINNEAPOLIS – Coming into the weekend, five Big Ten teams prepared to play in Minneapolis at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings. Two of those teams, Illinois and Minnesota, would play a more traditional four-game series. But the other three – Iowa, Nebraska and Ohio State – would play each other twice each in three days as part a Big Ten weekend pod under the comforts of a domed stadium.
The first game of the pod was between Iowa and Ohio State, two teams that endured much different fortunes over the first weekend of Big Ten play.[…]