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The Race for Division Championships: After three weeks of Big Ten play, two teams from each division boast unblemished records . . .

Lucky Seven:  Ohio State held off Indiana on Saturday for its seventh straight win to start the 2012 season. The Buckeyes are one of just two teams in the country . . . to hold 7-0 records, and are one of just 12 teams in the country with an unblemished mark this year . . .

He's a Ball-er: Wisconsin running back Montee Ball . . . became the Big Ten's all-time leader in total touchdowns and points . . .

Bowl-ieve It:  With its victory over Minnesota on Saturday, Northwestern notched its sixth win of the season, becoming bowl eligible for the sixth consecutive campaign . . .

An Exclusive Club: Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz guided the Hawkeyes to a double-overtime victory over Michigan State on Saturday, giving the longest-tenured coach in the Big Ten his 100th victory on the Iowa sidelines. He is the 12th coach in conference history to win 100 or more games while a member of the Big Ten . . .

Another Week of Achievements: Michigan's Denard Robinson continued his drive through Big Ten and NCAA record books following his performance against Illinois on Saturday. With 287 yards of total offense, Robinson became just the eighth player in Big Ten history to reach 10,000 yards of offense . . .

Road Warriors:  Four of the five conference matchups were won by road teams on Saturday, giving road squads a winning record through the first three weeks of conference play . . .