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• Conference action continues this week, with seven Big Ten contests highlighted by four divisional matchups. Action kicks off on Saturday at noon ET when Maryland travels to Iowa, Michigan State welcomes Michigan, Northwestern heads to Rutgers and Wisconsin plays host to Illinois …
• Two Big Ten programs rank among the top 25 nationally in both scoring offense and defense (Michigan and Ohio State). The Wolverines rank ninth in scoring defense and are 23rd in scoring offense, while the Buckeyes are sixth in scoring offense and 24th in scoring defense …
• The Big Ten features three programs that rank among the top seven nationally in scoring margin. Ohio State leads the conference and ranks second nationally, outscoring its opponents by an average of 38.4 points per contest. Penn State follows in sixth nationally at +23.2 points per game, while Michigan is seventh at +22.7 points per contest …
• Ohio State is one of eight remaining undefeated schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). At 7-0 on the season, the Buckeyes have won 12 straight games, which is the second-longest active streak in the nation, and 21 straight Big Ten home games against unranked teams, which is the third-longest streak in the last 40 years …
• Iowa’s Nate Stanley threw for six touchdown passes against Indiana, tying for the second most in school history. The junior went 21 of 33 for 320 yards in the contest, while recording his fourth-straight multi-touchdown game through the air. Stanley has thrown 14 touchdown passes in his last four games, tying Chuck Long in 1985 for the most touchdown tosses over four games in program history. The Hawkeye currently ranks 16th nationally in passing TDs with 15 …
• Michigan running back Karan Higdon went over 100 yards rushing for the fifth straight game, which is tied with Denard Robinson in 2010 for the most by a Michigan player this decade and is the most by a Michigan running back since Mike Hart had eight in 2007. Higdon has 10 career 100-yard rushing games and Michigan is undefeated when he reaches 100 yards in a contest …
• Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley became the school’s all-time leader in career passing yards on Saturday against Michigan State. The senior finished the day with 192 passing yards to increase his career total to 8,610 yards, surpassing Christian Hackenberg’s previous program standard of 8,457 yards …
• Michigan became the second Big Ten school to secure a bowl berth, while Iowa can do likewise with a victory this weekend. The Big Ten will continue to feature the largest bowl lineup in conference history …

2018 CONFERENCE & OVERALL STANDINGS
EAST DIVISION
WEST DIVISION
Conference Games All Games
W-L PCT H A Div. Strk W-L PCT H A N Strk
1. Ohio State 4-0 1.000 3-0 1-0 3-0 W7 7-0 1.000 5-0 1-0 1-0 W12
Michigan 4-0 1.000 3-0 1-0 1-0 W4 6-1 .857 5-0 1-1 0-0 W6
3. Maryland 2-1 .667 2-0 0-1 1-1 W1 4-2 .667 2-1 1-1 1-0 W1
Michigan State 2-1 .667 0-1 2-0 2-0 W1 4-2 .667 2-1 2-1 0-0 W1
5. Penn State 1-2 .333 0-2 1-0 0-2 L2 4-2 .667 2-2 2-0 0-0 L2
6. Indiana 1-3 .250 0-2 1-1 1-2 L2 4-3 .571 2-2 2-1 0-0 L2
7. Rutgers 0-4 .000 0-2 0-2 0-3 L6 1-6 .143 1-3 0-3 0-0 L6
Conference Games All Games
W-L PCT H A Div. Strk W-L PCT H A N Strk
1. Northwestern 3-1 .750 1-1 2-0 2-0 W2 3-3 .500 1-3 2-0 0-0 W2
2. Iowa 2-1 .667 0-1 2-0 1-1 W2 5-1 .833 3-1 2-0 0-0 W2
Wisconsin 2-1 .667 1-0 1-1 2-0 L1 4-2 .667 3-1 1-1 0-0 L1
Purdue 2-1 .667 0-1 2-0 2-1 W2 3-3 .500 1-3 2-0 0-0 W3
5. Illinois 1-2 .333 0-2 1-0 0-1 L1 3-3 .500 2-2 1-0 0-1 L1
6. Minnesota 0-3 .000 0-1 0-2 0-1 L4 3-3 .500 3-1 0-2 0-0 L3
Nebraska 0-4 .000 0-1 0-3 0-3 L7 0-6 .000 0-3 0-3 0-0 L10