Wisconsin will try to stay in control of their playoff destiny against Michigan, while Ohio State will look to make up some ground in the race.
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The Badgers kept their College Football Playoff hopes alive and sewed up the West, while the East remained up for grabs.
Trace McSorley accounted for 258 total yards and three touchdowns as No. 16 Penn State beat Rutgers 35-6 on Saturday.
Wisconsin is the Big Ten's only realistic hope for the College Football Playoff, and a visit from No. 20 Iowa is the Badgers' toughest test to date.
The weekend wasn't kind to Big Ten teams who have an eye on the College Football Playoff, which makes Wisconsin's consistency all the more valuable.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Chris Ash is quietly doing a solid job at Rutgers in his second season, getting the Scarlet Knights to 3-3 in Big Ten play, a year after enduring historic beatings in the conference. Rutgers still has Penn State and Michigan State, so bowl eligibility is unlikely, but Ash has things on the right track after a really tough debut.
Gus Edwards ran for 109 yards and caught a go-ahead 23-yard touchdown pass with 7:30 remaining to rally Rutgers to a 31-24 victory over Maryland on Saturday.
Wesley Snipes said it best in "Passenger 57." Need a uniform combo? Follow the lead of Iowa, Rutgers and Miami and go all black.
Penn State, Wisconsin and Ohio State will all try to continue their march up the College Football Playoff rankings as conference play continues.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 300 quarterback Artur Sitkowski decommitted from Miami on Wednesday and flipped his commitment to Rutgers. Sitkowski, the No. 130 ranked prospect in the 2018 class, and if he signs with Rutgers, he will be the highest ranked commitment for Rutgers since Darius Hamilton in the 2012 class.
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Ohio State registered a remarkable comeback win over Penn State, which pushes the Buckeyes past the Nittany Lions in the conference power rankings.
A Michigan-Ohio State struggle
The Scarlet Knights have done a solid job bottling up opposing offenses on the ground over the past two seasons -- that is, until they face Ohio State or Michigan. The Wolverines rushed for four TDs vs. Rutgers on Saturday, leading to a 35-14 victory in Ann Arbor.