Big Ten power poll

  • Updated: October 18, 2012 - 8:30 PM


1. Ohio State (7-0; vs. Purdue)

Allowed 87 points in the past two games, but scored 115

2. Michigan (4-2; vs. Michigan State)

Denard Robinson: No turnovers in the past two games

3. Penn State (4-2; at Iowa)

Only two turnovers in the past five games

4. Nebraska (4-2; at Northwestern)

WR Kenny Bell's 23.1 yards per catch is best in nation

5. Wisconsin (5-2; vs. Gophers)

Montee Ball's 72 TDs surpass Ron Dayne for league record

6. Northwestern (6-1; vs. Nebraska)

Third consecutive game vs. opponent coming off a bye

7. Iowa (4-2; vs. Penn State)

2-0 in league despite one offensive TD in the past six quarters

8. Michigan State (4-3; at Michigan)

The Spartans have beaten Michigan four years in a row

9. Purdue (3-3; at Ohio State)

The Boilermakers have allowed 770 rushing yards in two games

10. Gophers (4-2; at Wisconsin)

U defense has not allowed a point in second half of Big Ten games

11. Indiana (2-4; at Navy)

Forty-nine points last week were the Hoosiers' most ever vs. Ohio State

12. Illinois (2-5; bye)

Only team in league averaging less than 5 yards per play

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Atlanta - LP: A. Wood 0 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: A. Bastardo 1
Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar 5 FINAL
Detroit - WP: J. Verlander 7
Toronto - LP: R. Dickey 0 FINAL
Minnesota - WP: K. Gibson 7
Seattle - LP: J. Beimel 6 FINAL
Texas - WP: P. Figueroa 8
Los Angeles 2 Bottom 8th Inning
San Francisco 0
Colorado - F. Morales 5:40 PM
San Diego - I. Kennedy
St. Louis - A. Wainwright 6:05 PM
Washington - T. Jordan
Milwaukee - Y. Gallardo 6:05 PM
Pittsburgh - E. Volquez
NY Yankees - C. Sabathia 6:10 PM
Tampa Bay - D. Price
Toronto - D. McGowan 6:10 PM
Minnesota - M. Pelfrey
Boston - J. Lester 7:10 PM
Chicago WSox - C. Sale
Kansas City - J. Shields 7:10 PM
Houston - S. Feldman
Philadelphia 6:00 PM
NY Rangers
Chicago 7:00 PM
St. Louis
Minnesota 8:30 PM
Los Angeles 9:30 PM
San Jose
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