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Houston started the season with playoff hopes, but that was before the Cougars lost to SMU.
Ohio State's loss at Penn State was the Big Ten's biggest surprise in Week 8, but -- save for Michigan -- the other front-runners also had struggles.
Michigan moves into our No. 1 spot as Penn State's stunning comeback gave Urban Meyers his first road loss with Ohio State.
Emmitt Carpenter's 28-yard field goal with 10 seconds left helped Minnesota survive for a 34-32 victory against Rutgers on Saturday.
Minnesota wins on late field goal
Emmit Carpenter makes a 28-yard go-ahead field goal with six seconds left. The Golden Gophers escape with a 34-32 win over Rutgers.
Rutgers recovers muffed punt
Isaiah Johnson recovers it at the Minnesota 23-yard line. The Scarlet Knights took advantage of the field position and now lead 32-31 in the fourth quarter on ESPNU.
Rutgers inches closer with score
Giovanni Rescigno thew an 18-yard TD pass to Jawuan Harris, but the two-point conversion failed. Minnesota leads 31-29 in the fourth quarter on ESPNU.
Gophers respond with 94-yard kick return
After Rutgers' pick-six that would have tied the game with the extra point (PAT failed), Minnesota responded with a 94-yard kick return to make it 31-23 on ESPNU.
Rutgers' Patton hauls in 37-yard TD
Andre Patton makes a great 37-yard TD catch to cut into Minnesota's lead. The Golden Gophers lead 21-17 on ESPNU.
Leidner gives Gophers big lead
QB Mitch Leidner, who returned this week from concussion symptoms, put Minnesota up 21-3 over Rutgers with this 3-yard TD run.
Gopher runs through Rutgers defenders
Rodney Smith powers through for a 6-yard TD run to give Minnesota a 14-3 lead over Rutgers late in the first quarter on ESPNU.
Gophers leap into end zone on first drive
Shannon Brooks leaps over the goal line for a 1-yard TD run. After the 10-play drive, Minnesota leads Rutgers 7-0 on ESPNU.
Watch: Rutgers at Minnesota
Minnesota looks to improve to 5-2 with a win at home. The Golden Gophers are 19-point favorites. The Scarlet Knights still seek their first Big Ten win this season. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN
Wisconsin-Iowa should help determine who will win the West, while Ohio State's visit to Penn State is conjuring some memories.
Can Ohio State survive the White Out at Penn State? Our Big Ten reporters make their picks for Week 8.
Rutgers stands 2-5 overall and has suffered four consecutive losses since beginning Big Ten play, getting outscored 174-14 in those games.
Rutgers vs Indiana Hoosiers
High Point Solutions Stadium - Sat 11/5