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Minnesota lost its conference opener to the Iowa Hawkeyes, 31-13
Purdue and Michigan still have yet to play a conference game, but the rest of the league participated in their first Big Ten contests over the weekend. In the Leaders Division, Ohio State and Penn State were both victorious -- the Buckeyes topped Michigan State 17-16 in a matchup of top 25 teams. In the Legends Division, Northwestern, Iowa and Nebraska are off to 1-0 starts.
Minnesota had a rough welcome to league play, as it fell, 31-13 at Iowa. The Golden Gophers' offense managed fewer than 300 total yards.
Here's a look at the current Big Ten standings:
Big 10 Conference Standings
(updated 9.30.2012 at 3:51 AM EDT)
|Ohio State Buckeyes||1||0||5||0|
|Penn State Nittany Lions||1||0||3||2|
|Illinois Fighting Illini||0||1||2||3|