Illinois, Michigan State and Purdue showed glimpses of brilliance last fall and finished in the middle of the BTU pack. Those clubs will have to make additional positive strides in 2016 to contend with the top-third in the conference.
Ohio State and Indiana will meet in the Big Ten Championship Saturday in Rockford, Ill. This match has the makings to be highly competitive, as these physical sides look to end the Big Ten season with a trophy in hand.
Indiana and Ohio State win their matches, and will advance to the BTU championship match on Nov. 14th. Michigan State notched their second win of the season, while Minnesota claimed their first victory of the season.