B1G MOMENTS IN ROSE BOWL HISTORY - Jan. 2, 1995 - Penn State 38, Oregon 20: Penn State made its first appearance in Pasadena since 1923 and wasted no time making an impact. Ki-Jana Carter scored on an 83-yard touchdown run on the Nittany Lions first offensive play. Carter would score twice more and rush for 156 yards in the game en route to Player of the Game honors. After a 7-7 first quarter, PSU scored 31 of the next 38 points to put the game away.
BIG TEN MEDAL OF HONOR 100TH ANNIVERSARY SPOTLIGHT - Iowa's Larry Station: A four-year starter for the Hawkeyes from 1982-85, Station finished his career with nearly 500 tackles, leading Iowa in the category in each of his seasons. He ended his career by winning the Big Ten Medal of Honor in 1986. Station recorded 125 or more tackles as a sophomore, junior and senior, years in which he earned first-team All-Big Ten accolades. He cemented his status as a College Football Hall of Famer after earning first-team All-America accolades in 1984 and 1985. In the classroom, Station earned Academic All-Big Ten honors as a sophomore, junior and senior, and was an Academic All-American in his final season.
Still Undefeated: Three conference teams will carry unblemished marks into this weekend, and two of those squads will go head-to-head in primetime on Saturday . . .
Winning Streaks on the Line: One of the nation's longest winning streaks will come to an end Saturday when Ohio State travels to Northwestern. The Buckeyes hold the nation's longest-active winning streak at 17 straight games . . . while Northwestern's seven-game winning streak is tied for the fourth-longest active streak in the country . .
Trophy Time: In a conference with 16 trophy games, another traveling keepsake will be up for grabs this weekend when Michigan hosts Minnesota Saturday in the annual matchup for the Little Brown Jug. It will be the 100th meeting between the two teams and is the oldest trophy game in the Big Ten . . .
All Kinds of Yards: Wisconsin wide receiver Jared Abbrederis had a career night last Saturday against Ohio State. The senior posted career highs with 10 catches and 207 receiving yards and also posted a touchdown. He is the first conference player to finish with 200 or more receiving yards since Nov. 12, 2011 . . .
Ground Games: When it comes to rushing attacks, Big Ten units rank among the nation's best both offensively and defensively. Six conference programs rank among the nation's top 25 on the offensive end, while seven defensive units rank among the top 30 stingiest groups . . .
Non-Conference Comparisons: Through the majority of the 2013 non-conference season, Big Ten offenses are operating with a higher efficiency when compared to the 2012 out of conference schedule . . .
Divisional Contests: Five Big Ten matchups are part of this weekend's slate, including three divisional matchups . . .