Injury updates from around the Big Ten

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

Quick hits on injury news from around the league after the Big Ten teleconference.

  • Ohio State defensive tackle Dexter Larimore will miss Saturday's game against Wisconsin (ABC, 3:30 p.m. ET) with a strained right knee. Head coach Jim Tressel said Larimore doesn't need surgery. Todd Denlinger will start in Larimore's place after filling in well against Indiana with his first career interception. Running back Dan Herron (ankle) practiced Sunday and Tressel is anxious to see how the sophomore responds in today's workout.

  • Iowa tight end Tony Moeaki (ankle) is going to try to practice today after missing the last three games, head coach Kirk Ferentz said. Moeaki has battled a multitude of injuries throughout his career.

  • Penn State tackle Nerraw McCormack is doubtful for the Eastern Illinois game after sustaining an ankle injury last week against Illinois. McCormack made his first career start at left tackle against the Illini. Sophomore DeOn'tae Pannell will be ready to step in at tackle, though head coach Joe Paterno isn't sure if Pannell will be 100 percent.

  • Minnesota senior center Jeff Tow-Arnett will miss the remainder of the season with a broken leg suffered against Wisconsin. Sophomore Trey Davis will start at center this week against Purdue. Davis started five games at center as a redshirt freshman in 2008 but hadn't played this season until last Saturday.