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Indiana: After a crucial Big Ten road victory against Penn State in overtime, the Hoosiers traveled to Lexington to face-off against SEC opponent Kentucky. Erig Zavaleta scored a pair of goals to lead Indiana to a 4-1 victory over the Wildcats. (Latest Result versus Kentucky W 4-1, Next versus Wisconsin 10/6)
Ohio State: A double overtime stunner in Ann Arbor will leave the Buckeyes with a sour taste in their mouths when Michigan State comes into Columbus. Both teams are seeking their first Big Ten victory. (Latest Result versus Michigan L 3-2 (2OT), Next versus Michigan State 10/7)
Michigan: Jack Brown’s 65 yard golazo in double overtime gave Michigan the 3-2 victory over rivals Ohio State, and is storybook start to the Big Ten season. (Latest Result versus Ohio State W 3-2 (2OT), Next versus Penn State 10/6)
Michigan State: The Northern Guard Supporters (a Detroit City FC supporter group) and Red Cedar Rowdies created a exciting atmosphere at DeMartin Field Sunday afternoon, but the Spartans were unable to defeat 13th ranked Northwestern in double overtime. (Latest Result versus Northwestern L 2-1 (2OT), Next at Ohio State 10/7)
Northwestern: The Wildcats continued their Big Ten Title defense by defeating both Michigan and Michigan State at the end of September. Unfortunately the Wildcats fell to Bradley 3-1 in Peoria, and will look to bounce back at home versus Notre Dame. (Latest Result versus Bradley L 3-1, Next versus Notre Dame 10/9)
Penn State: After a undefeated streak of four games the Nittany Lions have lost two straight to Lehigh and to Indiana in double overtime. Penn State will look to return to top 25 form in a crucial road visit to Ann Arbor against a red hot Michigan team. (Latest Result vs Indiana L 1-0 (OT), Next at Michigan 10/6)
Wisconsin: The Badgers have only played one Big Ten contest this season in a 1-0 loss to Penn State at home. The squad will return to conference play Saturday after a victory at home versus Cleveland State on September 29th. (Latest Result versus Cleveland State W 2-1, Next at Indiana 10/6)
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10/6 Saturday: Penn State at Michigan 9pm
Game of the Week (Michigan State at Ohio State 10/7 @ 12pm): Both the Buckeyes and Spartans have stumbled into Big Ten play in 2012 and a victory would be crucial in climbing up the conference table. After coming off devastating double overtime losses the two squads will need to muster up the motivation to earn the three points. Michigan State continues to struggle scoring goals, while Ohio State’s defense is as secure as the creaky bridge in “The Temple of Doom”. The victors will be back in the title mix while the loser could be in panic mode for the remainder of the season.