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Big Ten Football Standings 2012: Michigan, Michigan State Prepare For Conference Play

Three Big Ten teams remain undefeated.

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While conference play has yet to begin, several Big Ten teams are positioning themselves as league favorites. The Ohio State Buckeyes are off to a 4-0 start and might be the best of the Leaders Division, though they are ineligible to play in the Big Ten championship game this season.

In the Legends Division, both Northwestern and Minnesota are off to 4-0 starts. Nebraska, Michigan and Michigan State have all stumbled early, though those three teams figure to decide the winner of the division when all is said and done.

Michigan opens up Big Ten play at Purdue and the Spartans begin with Ohio State.

Big 10 Conference Standings

(updated 9.23.2012 at 2:40 AM EDT)

Leaders Division Conf Overall
Ohio St. Buckeyes 0 0 4 0
Wisconsin Badgers 0 0 3 1
Purdue Boilermakers 0 0 2 1
Indiana Hoosiers 0 0 2 1
Illinois Fighting Illini 0 0 2 2
Penn St. Nittany Lions 0 0 2 2
Legends Division Conf Overall
Northwestern Wildcats 0 0 4 0
Minnesota Golden Gophers 0 0 4 0
Nebraska Cornhuskers 0 0 3 1
Michigan St. Spartans 0 0 3 1
Michigan Wolverines 0 0 2 2
Iowa Hawkeyes 0 0 2 2

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