at No. 13 Ohio State 30, Illinois 0: Dan Herron slogged through a downpour for two touchdowns as the Buckeyes (3-1, 1-0) collected a second straight shutout for the first time in 13 years. Quarterback Juice Williams, who engineered a 28-21 upset of top-ranked Ohio State the last time the Fighting Illini (1-2, 0-1) came to Ohio Stadium, and his offense were held to 170 yards.
at No. 23 Michigan 36, Indiana 33: Tate Forcier led another fourth-quarter scoring drive, connecting with Martavious Odoms with 2 minutes 29 seconds left to give the Wolverines (4-0, 1-0) the win over the Hoosiers (3-1, 0-1).
Notre Dame 24, at Purdue 21: Jimmy Clausen completed a two-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph with 24.8 seconds to play as the Fighting Irish (3-1) defeated the Boilermakers (1-3) in a nonconference game.
at Wisconsin 38, Michigan State 30: Scott Tolzien threw for 243 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as the Badgers (4-0, 1-0) defeated the Spartans (1-3, 0-1). Garrett Graham caught three touchdown passes for Wisconsin.
Minnesota 35, at Northwestern 24: Duane Bennett ran for three touchdowns and Adam Weber passed for two scores to lead the Golden Gophers (3-1, 1-0) past the Wildcats (2-2, 0-1).