2002 Big Ten Conference football season

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The 2002 Big Ten Conference football season was the 107th season for the Big Ten Conference.

Standings[edit]

2002 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1/1 Ohio State #§   8 0         14 0  
#8/8 Iowa §   8 0         11 2  
#9/9 Michigan   6 2         10 3  
#16/15 Penn State   5 3         9 4  
Purdue   4 4         7 6  
Illinois   4 4         5 7  
Minnesota   3 5         8 5  
Wisconsin   2 6         8 6  
Michigan State   2 6         4 8  
Northwestern   1 7         3 9  
Indiana   1 7         3 9  
# – BCS National Champion
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[1] / Coaches' Poll[2]


Bowl games[edit]

Date Bowl game Big Ten team Opp. team Score
Dec. 28, 2002 Alamo Bowl Wisconsin Colorado 31–28 (OT)
Dec. 30, 2002 Music City Bowl Minnesota Arkansas 29–14
Dec. 31, 2002 Sun Bowl Purdue Washington 34–24
Jan. 1, 2003 Outback Bowl Michigan Florida 38–30
Jan. 1, 2003 Capital One Bowl Penn State Auburn 9–13
Jan. 1, 2003 Orange Bowl Iowa USC 38–17
Jan. 3, 2003 Fiesta Bowl (BCS Championship) Ohio State Miami (FL) 31–24 (2OT)

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