Week Nine of Big Ten Football Complete
Oct. 25, 2008
Indiana 21, Northwestern 19: Quarterback Ben Chappell, who started in place of the injured Kellen Lewis, had 219 yards passing and a touchdown and rushed for another score, and the Hoosiers beat Northwestern 21-19 to snap their longest winless streak since 2005.
Minnesota 17, Purdue 6: The Golden Gophers, who came in leading the nation in turnover margin, forced four more in a 17-6 win over Purdue on Saturday. It was the third time in the past five games Minnesota has held an opponent to single-digit points.
Wisconsin 27, Illinois 17: Dustin Sherer threw two touchdowns to David Gilreath and ran for another, rallying Wisconsin over Illinois 27-17 on Saturday and snapping the Badgers' longest losing streak in 12 years.
Michigan State 35, Michigan 21: Javon Ringer's second touchdown broke a tie midway through the fourth quarter and Brian Hoyer's third touchdown pass padded the lead, lifting the Spartans to a 35-21 win over the Wolverines on Saturday.
Penn State 13, Ohio State 6: Pat Devlin came off the bench for injured starting quarterback Daryll Clark in the fourth quarter, leading two scoring drives and sneaking in for the go-ahead touchdown to give No. 3 Penn State a 13-6 victory over No. 10 Ohio State on Saturday night.