staff, September 26, 2011

And here we are at the first week of Big Ten Conference games with five Big Ten teams in the Coaches Top 25. A quick look ahead: Northwestern (2-1) at Illinois (4-0) (noon ET/ESPN2), Penn State (3-1) at Indiana (1-3) (noon/ESPNU), Minnesota (1-3) at Michigan (4-0) (noon ET/BTN), Michigan State (3-1) at Ohio State (3-1) (3:30 p.m./ABC), and Nebraska (4-0) at Wisconsin (4-0) (8 p.m./ABC). Iowa (3-1) has a bye and in non-conference games, it's Notre Dame (2-2) at Purdue (2-1) (8 p.m./ESPN). How will the Legends and Leaders standings change by this time next week? Jump down in this post and vote now on each match-up. Also today, the Big Ten announced the weekly football honors.

BTN will be looking at each of these games all week long, so sign up for free TV programming alerts so you never miss anything about your Big Ten teams. Tonight on TV, catch The Big Ten Pulse at 6:30 p.m. ET, followed by Big Ten Breakdown at 7 p.m. Then at 8:30 p.m., it's The Big Ten Women's Sports Report. And have you entered our Big Ten Championship Promotion presented by Buffalo Wild Wings? Enter now.