Brent Yarina, BTN.com Senior Editor, March 18, 2012
The votes are in, and we've reached the second round of BTN.com's 2012 Big Ten football uniform bracket. Much like the NCAA tourney, there were a couple early upsets, including No. 10 Illinois taking down No. 3 Ohio State. Not to be outdone, No. 9 Purdue also stunned No. 4 Nebraska. Check out all the first-round decisions. Also, cast your Round 2 votes in this post.
Remember, because the second round features an odd number of matchups (3), the uniform with the highest number of Round 2 votes will get an automatic berth into the championship, while the other two winners will meet in the semifinals.
No. 1 MICHIGAN vs. No. 6 MICHIGAN STATE
How they got here: Michigan destroyed No. 12 Northwestern and Michigan State took down No. 7 Indiana.
No. 9 PURDUE vs. No. 10 ILLINOIS
How they got here: Purdue nipped No. 4 Nebraska and Illinois stunned No. 3 Ohio State in first-round upsets.
No. 2 PENN STATE vs. No. 5 IOWA
How they got here: Penn State thrashed No. 11 Minnesota and Iowa breezed by No. 8 Wisconsin.