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2002 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 82-59, .582 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.88 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.42 (4th of 12)

Conference Champion: Iowa and Ohio State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ohio State 14 0 1.000 8 0 1.000 29.3 13.1 18.13 3.99
Iowa 11 2 .846 8 0 1.000 37.2 19.7 15.94 2.87
Michigan 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 27.8 20.4 13.44 6.82
Penn State 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 34.3 17.5 14.59 3.98
Purdue 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 29.7 22.2 7.59 2.44
Illinois 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 28.8 25.6 2.56 2.89
Minnesota 8 5 .615 3 5 .375 28.9 24.5 5.02 1.17
Wisconsin 8 6 .571 2 6 .250 26.6 23.0 8.55 4.77
Michigan State 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 26.3 33.2 -2.67 3.09
Indiana 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 21.5 37.1 -10.42 2.25
Northwestern 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 22.7 41.1 -8.05 3.36

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Ohio State 13 10 8 6 6 6 5 5 4 4 6 3 2 2 2 2 2 1
Iowa             24 17 15 13 9 6 6 5 4 3 3 8
Michigan 12 13 7 7 14 14 14 13 11 8 15 13 12 12 12 13 12 9
Penn State 24 24     15 12 20 15 20 18 20 19 16 15 11 10 10 16
Michigan State 18 18 15 15                            
Minnesota                   25 23              
Wisconsin 25   25 22 22 21 19 23                    

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2003-01-03 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 31 Miami (FL) 24 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
2003-01-02 Orange Bowl Southern California 38 Iowa 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2003-01-01 Capital One Bowl Auburn 13 Penn State 9 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2003-01-01 Outback Bowl Michigan 38 Florida 30 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2002-12-31 Sun Bowl Purdue 34 Washington 24 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2002-12-30 Music City Bowl Minnesota 29 Arkansas 14 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2002-12-28 Alamo Bowl Wisconsin 31 Colorado 28 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Kyle Orton* (Purdue) 60.6
2. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 59.4
3. Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 59.0
  Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 59.0
5. Brett Basanez (Northwestern) 58.5
6. Brad Banks* (Iowa) 57.8
7. Zack Mills* (Penn State) 56.5
8. Jeff Smoker (Michigan State) 56.2
9. John Navarre* (Michigan) 55.4
10. Brooks Bollinger* (Wisconsin) 53.5

Passing Yards

1. John Navarre* (Michigan) 2905
2. Brad Banks* (Iowa) 2573
3. Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 2511
  Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 2511
5. Zack Mills* (Penn State) 2417
6. Kyle Orton* (Purdue) 2257
7. Brett Basanez (Northwestern) 2204
8. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* (Minnesota) 2190
9. Gibran Hamdan (Indiana) 2115
10. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 2110

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brad Banks* (Iowa) 8.8
2. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 8.5
3. Jeff Smoker (Michigan State) 7.8
4. Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 7.7
  Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 7.7
6. Zack Mills* (Penn State) 7.3
7. Gibran Hamdan (Indiana) 7.2
8. Brooks Bollinger* (Wisconsin) 7.2
9. Kyle Orton* (Purdue) 7.1
10. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* (Minnesota) 7.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brad Banks* (Iowa) 9.8
2. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 8.2
3. Brooks Bollinger* (Wisconsin) 7.6
4. Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 7.4
  Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 7.4
6. Zack Mills* (Penn State) 6.9
7. Jeff Smoker (Michigan State) 6.9
8. John Navarre* (Michigan) 6.7
9. Kyle Orton* (Purdue) 6.7
10. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* (Minnesota) 6.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brad Banks* (Iowa) 157.1
2. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 140.9
3. Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 138.0
  Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 138.0
5. Jeff Smoker (Michigan State) 133.4
6. Brooks Bollinger* (Wisconsin) 129.3
7. Zack Mills* (Penn State) 128.3
8. Kyle Orton* (Purdue) 128.2
9. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* (Minnesota) 123.7
10. John Navarre* (Michigan) 122.2

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Larry Johnson* (Penn State) 7.7
2. Jermelle Lewis* (Iowa) 5.8
3. Fred Russell* (Iowa) 5.7
4. Jason Wright (Northwestern) 5.6
5. Maurice Clarett* (Ohio State) 5.6
6. Terry Jackson II* (Minnesota) 5.5
7. Brandon Jones* (Purdue) 5.3
8. Anthony Davis* (Wisconsin) 5.2
9. B.J. Askew* (Michigan) 5.2
10. Dwayne Smith* (Wisconsin) 5.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Aaron Hosack* (Minnesota) 22.4
2. Maurice Brown* (Iowa) 20.1
3. Charles Rogers (Michigan State) 19.9
4. Bryant Johnson* (Penn State) 19.1
5. Jonathan Orr* (Wisconsin) 17.9
6. Michael Jenkins* (Ohio State) 17.6
7. Courtney Roby (Indiana) 17.6
8. John Standeford* (Purdue) 17.4
9. Dallas Clark* (Iowa) 17.3
10. Tony Johnson* (Penn State) 16.1

Total Yards

1. Brad Banks* (Iowa) 2996
2. John Navarre* (Michigan) 2889
3. Zack Mills* (Penn State) 2618
4. Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 2518
  Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 2518
6. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* (Minnesota) 2512
7. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 2478
8. Kyle Orton* (Purdue) 2304
9. Brett Basanez (Northwestern) 2300
10. Brooks Bollinger* (Wisconsin) 2224

Punting Yards

1. Adam Finley* (Michigan) 2909
2. R.J. Morse* (Wisconsin) 2765
3. Brian Huffman (Northwestern) 2737
4. Andy Groom* (Ohio State) 2697
5. Jason Daily (Michigan State) 2668
6. Brent Slaton* (Purdue) 2485
7. Preston Gruening* (Minnesota) 2282
8. Ryan Hamre (Indiana) 2214
9. David Bradley* (Iowa) 2093
10. David Royer* (Penn State) 2053

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Andy Groom* (Ohio State) 45.0
2. Adam Finley* (Michigan) 42.2
3. Brian Huffman (Northwestern) 41.5
4. David Royer* (Penn State) 41.1
5. Jason Daily (Michigan State) 40.4
6. Preston Gruening* (Minnesota) 40.0
7. David Bradley* (Iowa) 39.5
8. Brent Slaton* (Purdue) 39.4
9. Ryan Hamre (Indiana) 38.2
10. Matt Minnes (Illinois) 37.7

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Bryant Johnson* (Penn State) 12.9
2. Jim Leonhard* (Wisconsin) 12.1
3. Ed Hinkel* (Iowa) 12.0
4. Eugene Wilson (Illinois) 11.7
5. Julius Curry* (Michigan) 10.8
6. Anthony Chambers* (Purdue) 10.0
7. Ziehl Kavanaght (Michigan State) 8.7
8. Chris Gamble* (Ohio State) 8.4
9. Kunle Patrick (Northwestern) 7.5
10. Danny Upchurch* (Minnesota) 7.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Jermaine Mays* (Minnesota) 2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Jason Wright (Northwestern) 28.5
2. C.J. Jones* (Iowa) 26.6
3. Jeff Backes (Northwestern) 26.2
4. Jermelle Lewis* (Iowa) 25.7
5. Maurice Hall* (Ohio State) 22.8
6. Jeremy Lesueur* (Michigan) 22.4
7. Brandon Williams* (Wisconsin) 20.9
8. Morris Virgil (Illinois) 20.8
9. A.C. Carter (Indiana) 20.3
10. Jermaine Mays* (Minnesota) 19.6

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Rich Gardner* (Penn State) 2