2012 Big Ten Football Standings: Penn State falls to No. 2 in Leaders Division

Patrick Smith

Following its 35-23 loss to Ohio State on Saturday, Penn State dropped to second in the Big Ten Leaders Division.

After starting 3-0 in conference play, Penn State fell to second in the Big Ten Leaders Division following its 35-23 loss to Ohio State on Saturday.

The Nittany Lions trail only the Buckeyes, who now sit at 5-0 in conference play. Penn State is one of three Big Ten teams with one conference loss. They are also a half-game ahead of Wisconsin in the Leaders Division. At 9-0 overall and 5-0 in conference play, Ohio State is the only remaining undefeated team in the Big Ten.

The Buckeyes lead the Leaders Division, while Michigan and Nebraska are tied atop the Legends Division. Nebraska currently holds the tiebreaker over Michigan, as the Cornhuskers knocked off the Wolverines, 23-9, on Saturday.

The complete Big Ten standings can be found below.

Legends Division

1) Nebraska (3-1, 6-2)
2) Michigan (3-1, 5-3)
3) Northwestern (3-2, 7-2)
4) Iowa (2-2, 4-4)
5) Michigan State (2-3, 5-4)
6) Minnesota (1-3, 5-3)

Leaders Division

1) Ohio State (5-0, 9-0)
2) Penn State (3-1, 5-3)
3) Wisconsin (3-2, 6-3)
4) Indiana (1-3, 3-5)
5) Purdue (0-4, 3-5)
6) Illinois (0-4, 2-6)

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