Our Big Ten writers make their picks for Wisconsin-Michigan, Northwestern-Iowa and other Week 5 games in the conference.
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Wisconsin and Michigan meet for the first time in six years with new coaches on each sideline, unblemished records and each team in the top 10.
How far has Iowa fallen back in the Big Ten West? Could Minnesota possibly run the table? We answer those questions and more.
Former Iowa Hawkeyes All-American quarterback Randy Duncan has died of cancer. He was 79.
Desmond King drops in #CFB rank
The Iowa DB, our preseason No. 8 player, falls seven spots to No. 15 in our ranking. King picked off eight passes last season and is still looking for his first INT of 2016. Opponents have mostly given up on throwing the ball in King's direction Updated #CFBrank
Wisconsin will begin a rugged October schedule by facing Michigan on Saturday, with a chance to earn its third win over a top-10 foe this season.
Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said injured WR Matt VandeBerg (foot) might be able to return for a bowl game. He said VandeBerg would definitely miss the next month.
Iowa WR Matt VandeBerg will miss Saturday's game against Northwestern with a foot injury, the school announced.
Big Ten matchups like No. 8 Wisconsin-No. 4 Michigan don't happen very often -- especially this early in the season.
Wisconsin beat another top-10 team and Nebraska's Tommy Armstrong continued his special play in an exciting week in the Big Ten.
After four games, who's the nation's best player? OK, after Lamar Jackson, who fills out the rest of the top 50 guys in the country? Our experts have the answers.
Three Big Ten teams can make legitimate College Football Playoff arguments after four weeks, and two of them meet on Saturday.
Wisconsin jumped Michigan to No. 2 in this week's Big Ten Power Rankings, but the two teams will get to settle it on the field Saturday in Ann Arbor.
Wisconsin's defense and Michigan's rushing attack were among the best and brightest from Saturday in the Big Ten.
Akrum Wadley scored on 26-yard run on the play after Iowa's defense forced a turnover deep in Rutgers' territory and the Hawkeyes rebounded from their stunning loss to North Dakota State with a 1
Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer
It was far from pretty, but Iowa secures a 14-7 victory against Rutgers in Piscataway. Iowa running back Akrum Wadley scored the go-ahead 26-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Iowa certainly doesn't look as invincible as once thought. It's going to be a dog fight for the Big Ten West division between Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska and even Minnesota.
Iowa reclaims lead in fourth quarter
Iowa took advantage of a Rutgers turnover by scoring on the very next play, a 26-yard run by Akrum Wadley. The Hawkeyes lead 14-7 with under 8:00 left on ESPN2.
Rutgers ties it up in fourth quarter
Rutgers QB Chris Laviano connects with Andre Patton for a game-tying 14-yard TD. Iowa is trying to avoid a second straight loss. The game is tied 7-7 on ESPN2.
Iowa takes lead just before halftime
C.J. Beathard connects with George Kittle, who makes a move to the end zone for a 36-yard TD with just 34 seconds left before halftime. Iowa leads Rutgers 7-0 at the break.
Iowa vs Northwestern Wildcats
Kinnick Stadium - Sat 10/1