The No. 1 Ohio State Buckeyes will help kick off the Big Ten football schedule in Week 6 against the 2-3 Maryland Terrapins in Columbus at 12:00 p.m. ET. The Buckeyes have won 18 straight games dating back to last season, including a close call in Bloomington, Indiana last week against the Hoosiers.
In other noon action, newly ranked No. 22 Iowa will look to improve to 6-0 as it hosts Illinois, while Indiana will travel to Happy Valley to take on 4-1 Penn State.
In a matchup of surprising teams, No. 13 Northwestern and No. 18 Michigan will battle in The Big House at 3:30 p.m. ET. The Wildcats are coming off a shutout victory against Minnesota, while the Wolverines defense has allowed only seven points in the last three games, including two straight shutouts of BYU and Maryland.
In primetime, No. 4 Michigan State travels to the Garden State to take on the 2-2 Rutgers Scarlet Knights at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Spartans survived an upset bid this past week by Purdue, winning 24-21.
The complete Week 6 Big Ten football schedule is listed below.
Week 6 Big Ten Football Schedule
Note: All game times Eastern.
Saturday, October 10
12:00 PM Indiana at Penn State, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN
12:00 PM Illinois at No. 22 Iowa, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN
12:00 PM Maryland at No. 1 Ohio State, Big Ten Network
3:30 PM Minnesota at Purdue, ESPN, WATCH ESPN
3:30 PM Wisconsin at Nebraska, ABC, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN
3:30 PM No. 13 Northwestern at No. 18 Michigan, Big Ten Network
8:00 PM No. 4 Michigan State at Rutgers, Big Ten Network