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Big Ten power rankings: Week 6

By Daily Illini Staff Report

1. WISCONSIN (LAST WEEK 2)

The Badgers rolled to a 27-10 win over South Florida with nearly 300 rushing yards.

2. MICHIGAN STATE (1)

The Spartans scored 42 points in the first half against Wyoming on the way to an easy 56-14 win.

3. OHIO STATE (3)

The Buckeyes put up 710 total yards of offense and scored 50 points against Cincinnati on Saturday.

4. NEBRASKA (5)

It was Ameer Abdullah’s third game this season with 200-plus rushing yards led the Cornhuskers to a 45-14 win over Illinois.

5. IOWA (6)

The Hawkeyes opened Big Ten play with a 24-10 win over Purdue on Saturday.

6. PENN STATE (4)

The Nittany Lions fell to a struggling Northwestern team Saturday, giving up 258 passing yards.

7. MARYLAND (7)

The Terrapins had 361 passing yards in a 37-15 win over Indiana.

8. MINNESOTA (8)

The Golden Gophers held Michigan to 14 points at home Saturday in a 30-14 win.

9. NORTHWESTERN (13)

The Wildcats got a much-needed win, opening Big Ten play with a 29-6 victory over Penn State.

10. MICHIGAN (10)

The Wolverines’ dismal season continues with their third loss of the season, falling to 2-3.

11. INDIANA (9)

The Hoosiers couldn’t find the endzone against Maryland on Saturday, only scoring 15 points on five field goals.

12. RUTGERS (12)

A total of 462 yards of offense led the Scarlet Knights to a 31-6 win over Tulane.

13. ILLINOIS (11)

The Illini had a poor start to Big Ten play, losing 45-14 to Nebraska.

14. PURDUE (14)

The Boilermakers had just 156 yards of total offense in a 24-10 loss to Iowa.

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