Michigan was the appetizer for Big Ten No. 1 Penn State, which faces league No. 2 Ohio State in Columbus this week.
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Gus Edwards scored on a 74-yard run on Rutgers' second offensive play and Gio Rescigno threw a 35-yard touchdown pass in the second half as Rutgers beat Purdue 14-12 Saturday, posting consecutive Big Ten Conference wins for the first time since...
William Weinbaum ESPN
The Northwestern at Purdue 2018 season opener will now be on Thu., 8/30 instead of Sat., 9/1, the Big Ten announced Friday. The only other Thursday game between the two schools was won by the Wildcats in West Lafayette, 10-5 on Nov. 28, 1901.
Defense is Michigan's strength this season, but don't sleep on Penn State's defense, either, as the Nittany Lions lead the nation in scoring D.
Take a look back on the best performances of Week 7 in the Big Ten and look ahead to Week 8.
Ohio State and Wisconsin played to their strengths in wins over Big Ten foes and in the process strengthened their postseason outlook.
Jonathan Taylor ran for 219 yards on 30 carries, including a 67-yard touchdown, and No. 7 Wisconsin relied on its stifling defense to overcome a three-turnover afternoon and beat Purdue 17-9 on Saturday.
Badgers have huge advantage at home
Wisconsin has not only won 11 straight against Purdue, but the last 10 games have been decided by double digits. The Boilermakers have lost 24 straight road games to AP top-10 teams, and their last win against the Badgers came in 2003.
Michigan and Michigan State hit the road after their rivalry clash, and Wisconsin will try to extend its streak over Purdue in Week 7.
Jeff Brohm has breathed immediate new life into Purdue's previously moribund program.
Take a look back on the best performances of Week 6 in the Big Ten and look ahead to Week 7.
Michigan State made a big jump this week, while Ohio State has regained some of its lost momentum.
Markell Jones scored on a 12-yard run with 1:17 left and Elijah Sindelar rallied Purdue twice -- once before a heavy storm delayed Saturday's game and once after -- to beat Minnesota 31-17.
During a rain delay in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game, the Purdue football Twitter account passed the time by challenging the Minnesota football account to a game of virtual tic-tac-toe.
David Dobson ESPN Producer
Raining a bit in West Lafayette. But Purdue vs. Minnesota is scheduled to resume soon. Purdue leads 16-14. Restart tentatively set for 7:50 ET.