BTN.com staff, September 24, 2011
The votes are in, and our fans selected Illinois' narrow victory over Western Michigan on Saturday as the "Big Ten Game of the Week." Catch the re-air at 8 p.m. ET Sunday on BTN. This one came down to the wire as the Illini, who rallied from a 13-10 halftime deficit, were able to stop the Broncos and prevent them from attempting a potential game-tying field goal in the final seconds. With the win, Illinois moved to 4-0, the first time its been perfect after four games since it won the national title in 1951.
Catch up on all the Week 4 stats on our Big Ten scoreboard and watch all the highlights. Don't forget to check out our Marines: Leaders of the Week, spotlighting the Big Ten's top wide receiver performances, and Brent Yarina's Week 4 Recap and latest power rankings. Also, take a look at the recently released AP and Coaches' polls. ESPN College GameDay is headed to Madison for Nebraska-Wisconsin. Want Week 4 recaps? Our Rapid Recaps page is just for you. It was a costly win for Penn State on Saturday.
The Big Ten went 8-2 in its final tuneup before the conference season Saturday, Oct. 1, highlighted by Nebraska visiting Wisconsin in the Huskers' first Big Ten game. Other Week 5 games include Minnesota-Michigan, Michigan State-Ohio State, Northwestern-Illinois, Penn State-Indiana and Notre Dame-Purdue.