Big Ten Conference Week 7 Football Game Recaps

10/15/2022

SATURDAY, OCT. 15
ILLINOIS 26, MINNESOTA 14: Chase Brown rushed for 180 yards on a career-high 41 carries and caught a 40-yard touchdown pass, Minnesota was limited to its fewest yards in five years, and No. 24 Illinois won its fifth straight game with a 26-14 victory Saturday. The Illini (6-1, 3-1) became bowl eligible for the first time since 2019 and will end the day tied for first in the Big Ten West. [FULL RECAP]

MICHIGAN 41, PENN STATE 17: Donovan Edwards ran for a go-ahead, 67-yard touchdown and Blake Corum had a 61-yard run for a score on consecutive snaps in the third quarter as No. 5 Michigan pulled away and beat No. 10 Penn State 41-17 on Saturday. The Wolverines (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten) finished with 418 yards rushing, gaining 7.6 yards per carry, against a team that was giving up fewer than 80 yards rushing per game to rank among college football’s leaders. [FULL RECAP]

MARYLAND 38, INDIANA 33: Following an injury to Taulia Tagovailoa in the fourth quarter, Billy Edwards Jr. stepped in and led a game-winning drive to lift Maryland past Indiana 38-33 on Saturday. [FULL RECAP]
 
MICHIGAN STATE 34, WISCONSIN 28 (2OT):
 Quarterback Payton Thorne threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Jayden Reed in the second overtime Saturday to lift Michigan State to a 34-28 victory over Wisconsin. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Spartans (3-4, 1-3 Big 10 Conference). It is the first loss for Wisconsin’s interim coach Jim Leonhard who replaced Paul Chryst two weeks ago. [FULL RELEASE]

PURDUE 43, NEBRASKA 37: Aidan O’Connell threw four touchdown passes and Devin Mockobee ran for a career-high 178 yards and another score Saturday as Purdue overpowered Nebraska 43-37. The Boilermakers (5-2, 3-1 Big Ten) have won four straight and retained a share of the conference’s West Division lead with No. 24 Illinois. [FULL RELEASE]

Bye: IOWA, NORTHWESTERN, OHIO STATE, RUTGERS

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