Football Recaps: October 16

Kirk Cousins and the Michigan State Spartans improved to 7-0 on the season.

Kirk Cousins and the Michigan State Spartans improved to 7-0 on the season.

Oct. 16, 2010

Michigan State 26, Illinois 6:Kirk Cousins threw a 48-yard touchdown pass to B.J. Cunningham in the third quarter, helping No. 13 Michigan State to its best start in more than four decades with a 26-6 win over Illinois on Saturday.

Cousins finished 13 of 24 for 201 yards.

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Purdue 27, Minnesota 17:Rob Henry ran for 56 yards with three touchdowns and threw for 163 yards with one touchdown as the freshman from Ocala, Fla. led Purdue to a 28-17 victory over Minnesota (1-6, 0-2) on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Purdue's scoring plays included Henry runs of four, two and three yards and a 20-yard touchdown pass from Henry to Antavian Edison.

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Indiana 36, Arkansas St., 34Ben Chappell threw for 382 yards and four touchdowns Saturday, rallying Indiana for a 36-34 victory over Arkansas State.

The Hoosiers (4-2) ended a two-game losing streak with their fourth-straight win over a nonconference foe.

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Iowa 38, Michigan 28:Ricky Stanzi threw his third touchdown pass to Derrell Johnson-Koulianos early in the fourth quarter and Michael Meyer kicked a 30-yard field goal with 2:53 left, helping No. 15 Iowa hold off Michigan for a 38-28 win Saturday.

The Hawkeyes (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) led the Wolverines (5-1, 1-2) by three TDs early in the fourth quarter for the second time during the game.

Ricky Stanzi threw his third touchdown pass to Derrell Johnson-Koulianos early in the fourth quarter and Michael Meyer kicked a 30-yard field goal with 2:53 left, helping No. 15 Iowa hold off Michigan for a 38-28 win Saturday.

 

 

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Wisconsin 31, Ohio State 18: John Clay ran for two touchdowns and James White darted in for the clincher in the fourth quarter as No. 18 Wisconsin took down No. 1 Ohio State 31-18 Saturday night.

Wisconsin hadn't beaten a No. 1 since 1981, when the Badgers knocked off Michigan 21-14 at Camp Randall.

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