Entering the fifth weekend of Big Ten play, three teams sitting among the top four in the Big Ten standings will be in the state of Michigan with first place on the line. Iowa, looking for its first 8-0 start in school history, will also aim to improve to 4-0 in conference play with a road game at Michigan State. The Spartans have rallied from a 1-3 start to win their last three Big Ten games to sit in a tie for second place at 3-1 in the conference standings. Defending Big Ten Co-Champion Penn State is 2-1 in conference, 6-1 overall, to stand in fourth place with a road trip to Michigan, which is 5-2 overall and 2-1 in conference. Four-time defending Big Ten champ Ohio State is tied with MSU for second place overall at 3-1 and hosts Minnesota. In other action, Purdue hosts Illinois and Indiana travels to Northwestern, while Wisconsin has a bye. Check out the www.bigten.org previews for every eighth-week matchup by clicking on this link.