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2020 Big Ten football schedule: Dates, matchups

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Here is the 2020 Big Ten college football schedule. The conference is playing an eight-game conference-only schedule, followed by the first-ever Champions Week. During that Dec. 19 Champions Week, each school from each division will match up with the school that finished with the same standing in the opposite conference, such that the first-place teams in each division will play in the conference championship, the second-place teams will play each other, and so on. 

Find dates and matchup information below for the 2020 season. You can get live scores for every game on's scoreboard here.

2020 Big Ten football schedule: Dates, matchups

Saturday, Oct. 31

Michigan State 27, No. 13 Michigan 24
Purdue 31, Illinois 24
Northwestern at Iowa | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN
No. 17 Indiana at Rutgers | 3:30 p.m. | BTN
No. 3 Ohio State at No. 18 Penn State | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN

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Saturday, Nov. 7

Michigan State at Iowa | 12 p.m. | ESPN
Michigan at Indiana | 12 p.m. | FS1
Maryland at Penn State | 3:30 p.m. | TBD
Minnesota at Illinois | 3:30 p.m. | BTN
Purdue at Wisconsin
Rutgers at Ohio State
Nebraska at Northwestern

Friday, Nov. 13

Iowa at Minnesota | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN

Saturday, Nov. 14

Penn State at Nebraska
Wisconsin at Michigan
Ohio State at Maryland
Indiana at Michigan State 
Northwestern at Purdue
Illinois at Rutgers

Friday, Nov. 20

Purdue at Minnesota | TBD | Big Ten Network

Saturday, Nov. 21

Iowa at Penn State
Indiana at Ohio State
Michigan at Rutgers
Wisconsin at Northwestern
Michigan State at Maryland
Illinois at Nebraska

Friday, Nov. 27

Nebraska at Iowa | TBD | FOX or FS1

Saturday, Nov. 28

Penn State at Michigan
Minnesota at Wisconsin
Ohio State at Illinois
Northwestern at Michigan State
Maryland at Indiana
Rutgers at Purdue

Saturday, Dec. 5

Ohio State at Michigan State
Maryland at Michigan
Northwestern at Minnesota
Indiana at Wisconsin
Iowa at Illinois
Penn State at Rutgers
Nebraska at Purdue

Saturday, Dec. 12

Michigan at Ohio State | 12 p.m. | FOX
Wisconsin at Iowa
Michigan State at Penn State
Minnesota at Nebraska
Illinois at Northwestern
Purdue at Indiana
Rutgers at Maryland

Dec. 19

Big Ten Champions Week — East vs. West

2020 Big Ten football scores

Friday, Oct. 23

No. 14 Wisconsin 45, Illinois 7

Saturday, Oct. 24

Rutgers 38, Michigan State 27
No. 5 Ohio State 52, Nebraska 17
Indiana 36, No. 8 Penn State 35 (OT)
Purdue 24, Iowa 20
No. 18 Michigan 49, No. 21 Minnesota 24
Northwestern 43, Maryland 3

Friday, Oct. 30

Maryland 45, Minnesota 44 (OT)

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