Live Blog: Track Week 7 Big Ten action here

We live blogged throughout Week 7 Big Ten action: Here are the results of Saturday’s games: Nebraska 44 Purdue 7; Michigan State 42, Indiana 28; Wisconsin 35, Northwestern 6; Penn State 43, Michigan 40 (4OT).

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Third Quarter: Michigan 27, Penn State 24

Michigan held Penn State to 11 yards on the ground during the third quarter and lead 27-24.

The Wolverines made the score 21-17 when the Wolverines recovered a fumble in the endzone.

Michigan capped off a 19-yard drive when Brendan Gibbons made a 24-yard field goal to make the score 21-20. The drive was set up at the Penn State 26-yard line when Raymon Taylor intercepted a Christian Hackenberg pass.

The Nittany Lions extended their lead to 24-20 thanks to a nine-play, 50-yard drive that ended when Sam Ficken drilled a 45-yard field goal.

Devin Gardner’s 16-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Gallon finished off a nine-play, 73-yard drive and gave Michigan the lead, 27-24.

Penn State has the ball on its own 30-yard line to begin the fourth quarter.

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Fourth Quarter: Wisconsin 35, Northwestern 6

Melvin Gordon rushed for 172 yards and a touchdown as Wisconsin took home a 35-6 win over No. 18 Northwestern.

Wisconsin closed the game on a 14-point run.

The Badgers added to their advantage when Joel Stave threw a three-yard touchdown pass to Derek Watt to cap a nine-play, 56-yard drive to give the Badgers the lead, 35-6.

Wisconsin’s James White finished his day with 100 yards on the ground.

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Second Quarter: Penn State 21, Michigan 10

Penn State gave up just 34 total yards in the second quarter and lead Michigan, 21-10.

The Nittany Lions are currently on a 14-point run.

Christian Hackenberg’s 20-yard touchdown pass to Jesse James put Penn State on top 14-10. The drive was set up at the Wolverines’ 20-yard line when Anthony Zettel intercepted Devin Gardner’s pass.

Penn State made its lead 21-10 when Hackenberg and Brandon Felder hooked up for a 24-yard touchdown, capping a 10-play, 61-yard drive.

The Nittany Lions will receive to start the second half.

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Third Quarter: Wisconsin 28, Northwestern 6

Wisconsin racked up 61 passing yards and 85 rushing yards in the third quarter while holding a 28-6 advantage over No. 18 Northwestern.

The Badgers opened up the lead, 28-6, after Joel Stave and Jacob Pedersen hooked up for a two-yard touchdown to end a 10-play, 75-yard drive.

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon has 155 yards on the ground, while Stave has passed for 239 yards through three quarters.

Wisconsin is in position to score with the ball at Northwestern’s 15-yard line to start the fourth quarter.

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First Quarter: Michigan 10, Penn State 7

No. 16 Michigan held Penn State to just 23 rushing yards and leads 10-7 at the end of the first quarter.

Penn State struck first when Christian Hackenberg tossed a 12-yard touchdown to Brandon Felder, capping a three-play, 14-yard drive. The drive was set up at the Wolverines’ 14-yard line when Jordan Lucas intercepted Devin Gardner’s pass.

Michigan tied the score at 7-7 after Gardner and Devin Funchess combined for a 59-yard touchdown to finish off a three-play, 86-yard drive.

The Wolverines broke the 7-7 deadlock when Brendan Gibbons kicked a 47-yard field goal to cap a four-play, 23-yard scoring drive.

Penn State has possession at its own 34-yard line to start the second quarter.

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First Quarter: Wisconsin 7, Northwestern 3

Wisconsin’s Jared Abbrederis caught two passes for 77 yards and a touchdown as the Badgers hold a 7-3 advantage over No. 18 Northwestern at the end of the first quarter

Northwestern scored when Jeff Budzien kicked a 27-yard field goal to cap off an eight-play, 29-yard drive, giving Northwestern the game’s first lead. The drive was set up at the Wisconsin 39-yard line when Northwestern recovered a fumble.

Joel Stave’s 63-yard touchdown pass to Abbrederis gave the Badgers the lead, 7-3.

The Wildcats will start the second quarter with possession on their own 29-yard line.

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Fourth Quarter: Michigan State 42, Indiana 28

The Spartans rushed for 88 yards on the ground in the fourth quarter and finished off Indiana, 42-28.

Michigan State’s R.J. Shelton ran for 34 yards and a touchdown in the quarter.

Michigan State opened up the lead, 42-21, after Shelton ran for a 34-yard touchdown to end a three-play, 73-yard drive. Delton Williams’ 37-yard run from the 27-yard line pushed the Spartans into enemy territory.

Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford rushed for 109 yards in the win.

Tre Roberson passed for 122 yards and two touchdowns for Indiana.

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Fourth Quarter: Nebraska 44, Purdue 7

Ameer Abdullah rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown as Nebraska took home a 44-7 victory over Purdue.

Nebraska extended its lead to 37-0 thanks to a seven-play, 68-yard drive that ended when Ron Kellogg threw an eight-yard touchdown pass to Quincy Enunwa.

Nebraska added to its advantage when King Frazier ran for a three-yard touchdown, capping an eight-play, 53-yard drive to give Nebraska the lead, 44-0.

The Boilermakers made the score 44-7 after Danny Etling and DeAngelo Yancey combined for a 55-yard touchdown.

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Love the Cornheads.

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Spotted on TV: Young Bo Pelini pictures!

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Third Quarter: Nebraska 30, Purdue 0

No. 24 Nebraska gained 100 yards on the ground in the third quarter and now leads Purdue 30-0.

Nebraska opened up the lead, 28-0, after Imani Cross pounded in a two-yard touchdown run to end a 10-play, 46-yard drive. The drive was set up at Purdue’s 46-yard line when Purdue failed to convert on 4th-and-3.

Nebraska stuffed Danny Etling in the endzone for a safety to make the score 30-0.

The Cornhuskers’ Ameer Abdullah rushed for 70 yards in the quarter to put him over 100 yards for the game. He has 124 total yards on the ground so far today.

Nebraska has the ball at the Boilermakers’ 35-yard line to begin the fourth quarter.

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Third Quarter: Michigan State 35, Indiana 21
Michigan State finished the third quarter with 69 yards through the air, 70 on the ground, and lead Indiana 35-21.

Michigan State’s Jeremy Langford ran for 60 yards and two touchdowns in the quarter.

The Spartans opened up the lead, 28-14, after marching down the field for a nine-play, 70-yard drive that ended when Langford ran two yards for a touchdown. The drive also featured Connor Cook’s 39-yard pass to Josiah Price.

Indiana made the score 28-21 after Tre Roberson found Shane Wynn open for a two-yard touchdown pass to finish off a 72-yard drive.

Michigan State opened up the lead, 35-21, after Langford ran for a 32-yard touchdown to end an eight-play, 65-yard drive.

Cook has 221 yards through the air so far today for the Spartans.

Michigan State will start the fourth quarter with possession at its own 28-yard line.

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Dancing mascots!

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Bad sign for Nebraska: Offensive lineman Spencer Long is on crutches.

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Second Quarter: Nebraska 21, Purdue 0

Ameer Abdullah ran for 28 yards and a touchdown in the second quarter as Nebraska now leads 21-0.

Nebraska extended its lead to 14-0 when Imani Cross ran one yard for a touchdown, capping a 12-play, 51-yard drive.

The Cornhuskers pushed their lead to 21-0 when Abdullah ran for a 28-yard touchdown.

Purdue will get the ball to start the second half.

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Second Quarter: Michigan State 21, Indiana 14

Michigan State has taken a 21-14 lead thanks in part to 97 passing yards in the second quarter.

The Spartans got even after Connor Cook and Jeremy Langford combined for an 11-yard touchdown to cap a 15-play, 83-yard drive that tied the score at seven.

Cook and Bennie Fowler hooked up for a 34-yard touchdown to break the 7-7 deadlock in favor of Michigan State. The play finished off a four-play, 60-yard scoring drive.

The Hoosiers tied the game at 14 after Tre Roberson and Cody Latimer hooked up for a three-yard touchdown to end a five-play, 41-yard drive. The drive was set up at the Spartans’ 41-yard line when Indiana recovered a fumble.

Michigan State broke the 14-14 standstill when Langford ran for a five-yard touchdown to cap a 14-play, 75-yard scoring drive.

The Spartans will get the ball to start the second half.

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First Quarter: Nebraska 13, Purdue 0

No. 24 Nebraska held Purdue to 13 total yards during the first quarter and the Huskers have a 13-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Nebraska held Purdue to seven yards on the ground during the quarter.

The Cornhuskers got on the scoreboard first with a 10-play, 66-yard drive that ended in a score when Tommy Armstrong kept it himself for a three-yard touchdown run.

Nebraska added to its advantage when Imani Cross pounded in a one-yard touchdown run, the last of a 12-play, 51-yard drive to give Nebraska the lead, 13-0.

The Cornhuskers will start the second quarter with the ball.

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Here’s an earlier shot of Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez sitting in the Purdue stands before the game in his walking boot, thanks to his turf toe injury.

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First Quarter: Indiana 7, Michigan State 0

The Hoosiers rushed for 70 yards in the quarter and lead Michigan State 7-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Indiana’s Tevin Coleman ran for 66 yards and a touchdown, while also adding a catch for 20 yards in the quarter.

Indiana got on the scoreboard first with a four-play, 75-yard drive, capped by Coleman’s 64-yard touchdown run.

Michigan State will start the second quarter with good field position on the Hoosiers’ 14-yard line.

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All business. 

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Another cool part of BTN2Go Field Pass? You get to the hear the home team’s band perform.

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And .. The Drum.

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Reminder: Nebraska travels well. 

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Purdue doing drills in the end zone. 

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Two coaches talking on the field.

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Loosening up …

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Warming up …

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Cool shot from BTN2Go Field Pass …

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BTN2Go Field Pass is live from Purdue. http://www.btn2go.com/btn2go/

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They’re getting the paint on in Purdue. The letter “R” is clearly getting some finishing touches.

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