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Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 10

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The top teams settle in while the middle remains a mess.

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1

Ohio State Buckeyes (-)

2015 RECORD: 8-0 (4-0)
Last Week: BYE
Next Game: Minnesota 4-4 (1-3)
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - 1.00

2

Michigan State Spartans (-)

2015 RECORD: 8-0 (4-0)
Last Week: BYE
Next Game: at Nebraska 3-6 (1-4)

Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
2 3 2 2 2 2 2 - - 2.14

3

Iowa Hawkeyes (-)

2015 RECORD: 8-0 (4-0)
Last Week: W 31-15 vs. Maryland
Next Week: at Indiana 4-4 (0-4)


Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
4 2 3 3 3 3 3 - - 3.00

4

Michigan Wolverines (-)

2015 RECORD: 6-2 (3-1)
Last Week: 29-26 at Minnesota
Next Week: Rutgers 3-5 (1-4)


Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
3 5 4 4 5 5 4

4.29

5

Wisconsin Badgers (-)

2015 RECORD: 7-2 (4-1)
Last Week: W 48-10 vs. Rutgers
Next Week: at Maryland 2-6 (0-4)


Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
5 4 5 5 4 4 5 - - 4.57

6

Penn State Nittany Lions (+2)

2015 RECORD: 7-2 (4-1)
Last Week: W 39-0 vs. Illinois
Next Game: at Northwestern 6-2 (2-2)
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
6 6 7 6 7 6 7 - - 6.43

7

Northwestern Wildcats (-1)

2015 RECORD: 6-2 (2-2)
Last Week: BYE
Next Game: Penn State 7-2 (4-1)

Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
7 7 6 7 6 8 6 - - 6.71

8

Minnesota Golden Gophers (+2)

2015 RECORD: 4-4 (1-3)
Last Week: L 29-26 vs. Michigan
Next Game: at Ohio State 8-0 (4-0)

Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
8 8 8 8 8 7 8 - - 7.86

9

Purdue Boilermakers (+4)

2015 RECORD: 2-6 (1-3)
Last Week: W 55-45 vs. Nebraska
Next Game: Illinois 4-4 (1-3)

Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
9 10 10 10 9 10 9 - - 9.57

10

Illinois Fighting Illini (-3)

2015 RECORD: 4-4 (1-3)
Last Week: L 39-0 at Penn State
Next Game: at Purdue 2-6 (1-3)
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
11 11 9 9 10 9 10 - - 9.86

11

Indiana Hoosiers (-)

2015 RECORD: 4-4 (0-4)
Last Week: BYE
Next Game: Iowa 8-0 (4-0)

Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
10 9 12 11 12 11 11 - - 10.86

12

Nebraska Cornhuskers (-4)

2015 RECORD: 3-6 (1-4)
Last Week: L 55-45 at Purdue
Next Game: Michigan State 8-0 (4-0)
Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
12 12 11 13 11 13 12 - - 12.00

13

Rutgers Scarlet Knights (-1)

2015 RECORD: 3-5 (1-4)
Last Week: L 48-10 at Wisconsin
Next Game: at Michigan 6-2 (3-1)

Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
13 13 13 12 13 14 14 - - 13.14

14

Maryland Terrapins (-)

2015 RECORD: 2-6 (0-4)
Last Week: L 31-15 at Iowa
Next Game: Wisconsin 7-2 (4-1)

Jim Vainisi Matt Silich Mark Primiano Brandon Cain Trevor Vallese Brad Repplinger Bryce Smith Graham Hooten Grant Labedz AVERAGE
14 14 14 14 14 12 13 - - 13.57

*****

Big Ten Standings:

East Division:

T-1. Michigan State 8-0 (4-0)

T-1. Ohio State 8-0 (4-0)

3. Penn State 7-2 (4-1)

4. Michigan 6-2 (3-1)

5. Rutgers 3-5 (1-4)

T-7. Maryland 2-6 (0-4)

T-7. Indiana 4-4 (0-4)

West Division:

1. Iowa 8-0 (4-0)

2. Wisconsin 7-2 (4-1)

3. Northwestern 6-2 (2-2)

T-4. Illinois 4-4 (1-3)

T-4. Minnesota 4-4 (1-3)

6. Purdue 2-6 (1-3)

7. Nebraska 3-5 (1-4)

*****

Weekend Recap:

Big Ten:

Quick Recap: Penn State Dominates Illinois 39-0 - Black Shoe Diaries
Penn State perspective from Saturday's game.

Purdue 55, Nebraska 45: Winning is Fun - Hammer and Rails
Purdue wins a Big Ten game at home. Everyone feels good!

IOWA 31 - MARYLAND 15: HALF BAKED - Black Heart Gold Pants
Iowa gets by the Terps without much difficulty, but there's cause for concern.

Minnesota Football: Gophers Unable to Defend Jug, Lose Heartbreaker to Michigan 29-26 - The Daily Gopher
An emotional and highly entertaining battle for The Little Brown Jug ended with one of the most stunning finishes in Gopher football history...and that is saying a LOT.

Rest of the Nation:

Florida 27, Georgia 3: When Mere Unacceptability Becomes Complete Outrage. - Dawg Sports
It's hard to know where to begin. Because this one went bad from the very beginning.

On Halloween, Vs. Miami, Duke Got Tricked - Duke Basketball Report

Looks like it.

Survive and Advance: Notre Dame Rallies Past Temple - One Foot Down

Temple played well. ND did not, but they were able to get the W.

*****

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