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2016 Big Ten Football Power Rankings: Northwestern tumbles to begin Week 3

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The Wildcats (0-2) have lost to Western Michigan and Illinois State.

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Week 3 Big Ten Power Rankings

1

Michigan (-)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 51-14 vs. UCF
Next Game: Colorado (2-0)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
1 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1.44

2

Ohio State (-)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 43-3 vs. Tulsa
Next Game: @ Oklahoma (1-1)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1.56

3

Michigan State (+1)

2016 RECORD: 1-0
Last Game: BYE
Next Game: @ Notre Dame (1-1)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
3 3 3 3 5 3 4 4 3 3.44

4

Wisconsin (-1)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 54-10 vs. Akron
Next Game: Georgia St. (0-2)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
4 4 4 4 3 4 3 3 4 3.67

5

Iowa (-)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 43-3 vs. Iowa St.
Next Game: North Dakota St. (2-0)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 4.89

6

Nebraska (-)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 52-17 vs. Wyoming
Next Game: Oregon (2-0)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6.00

7

Maryland (+4)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 41-14 @ FIU
Next Game: @ UCF (1-1)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7.00

8

Minnesota (+2)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 58-28 vs. Indiana St.
Next Game: BYE

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
8 11 8 11 8 9 9 10 8 9.11

9

Penn State (-2)

2016 RECORD: 1-1
Last Game: L 39-42 vs. Pittsburgh
Next Game: Temple (1-1)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
9 8 9 8 10 11 11 8 11 9.44

10

Indiana (+2)

2016 RECORD: 2-0
Last Game: W 30-20 vs. Ball St.
Next Game: Wake Forest (2-0)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
11 10 11 10 9 8 8 11 9 9.67

11

Illinois (-3)

2016 RECORD: 1-1
Last Game: L 23-48 vs. North Carolina
Next Game: W. Michigan (2-0)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
10 9 10 9 11 10 10 9 10 9.78

12

Rutgers (+1)

2016 RECORD: 1-1
Last Game: W 52-14 vs. Howard
Next Game: New Mexico (1-1)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
12 13 12 13 12 13 12 12 12 12.33

13

Northwestern (-4)

2016 RECORD: 0-2
Last Game: L 7-9 vs. Illinois St.
Next Game: Duke (1-1)

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
14 12 14 12 14 12 13 14 14 13.22

14

Purdue (-)

2016 RECORD: 1-1
Last Game: L 20-38 vs. Cincinnati
Next Game: BYE

Vainisi Primiano Sill Bourbon Vallese Smith Jabs Repplinger Fishel AVERAGE
13 14 13 14 13 14 14 13 13 13.44

Big Ten Conference Recap Links

No. 3 Ohio State - 48 | Tulsa - 3
No. 4 Michigan - 51 | Central Florida - 14
No. 9 Wisconsin - 54 | Akron - 10
No. 12 Michigan State - BYE WEEK
No. 13 Iowa - 42 | Iowa State - 3
Nebraska - 52 | Wyoming - 17
Penn State - 39 | Pittsburgh - 42
Illinois - 23 | North Carolina - 48
Northwestern - 7 | Illinois State - 9
Minnesota - 58 | Indiana State - 28
Maryland - 41 | Florida International - 14
Indiana - 30 | Ball State - 20
Rutgers - 52 | Howard - 14
Purdue - 20 | Cincinnati - 38