The B1G went 4/10 this year.
Defeated: ACC, SEC, PAC, & MAC.
Lost to: PAC, C-USA, SEC (2), Big 12 (2)
Aggregate point differential for all 10 games was -58
B1G was the lower team in all ranked matchups, by a total factor of 34 ranking slots for those 6 games averaging 5.67 places below opponents (Placing Iowa at 26 just to make it simple). In non-ranked matchups, only Illinois had a win advantage in their record.
5 Games were played within the home state of the opponent (Purdue/W.M, NW/A&M, Ill/UCLA, PSU/Houston, O/UF). 2 Played in neighboring states (Wisc/Ore, MSU/UGA).
13 Michigan over 11 Va Tech
17 MSU over 16 Georgia
Illinois over UCLA
Purdue over W. Michigan
10 Wisconsin to 5 Oregon
22 Penn St. to 19 Houston
120 Ohio to Florida
20 Nebraska to 9 South Carolina
Northwestern to Texas A&M
Iowa to 14 Oklahoma