Team of the Week : Iowa -- Iowa went on the road and pounded Minnesota, allowing the Gophers only 30 yards rushing and the only threat offensively came after the Gophers returned a kickoff to the 37. Mark Weisman rushed for 147 on the year and the Hawks are now 4-1 on the year.
Game of the Week : Ohio State 31 - Wisconsin 24 -- The Badgers made it interesting int he end, scoring 10 fourth quarter points, but in the end the Buckeyes won their 17th straight game. Braxton Miller returned to the Buckeyes starting lineup, and accounted for the 4 Buckeye TDs. The Buckeyes now take their streak to Evanston for the biggest regular season game in Pat Fitzgerald's tenure at Northwestern.
Player of the Week : Nathan Scheelhaase - QB - Illinois -- This is fast becoming the Scheelhaase/Guiton award this year. Scheelhaase is definitely the leading candidate in the Big Ten for comeback player of the year. The senior QB threw for 278 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Illini's 50-14 win over MAC foe Miami (Oh). The Redhawks didn't stand a chance, the Illini QB threw all 5 of his scores in the first half.
Jimmy John's Big Ten Challenge:
Matt : 4-0 10pts | 45-5 281pts
Kyle : 4-0 10pts | 44-6 276pts
Chad : 4-0 10pts | 42-8 275pts