The No. 17 team losing to Western Illinois to open its season guarantees one thing: The No. 17 team will no longer be ranked the following week.
Now it's time for the fun to really start in the Big Ten East.
The final two weeks will determine who plays for a conference championship.
Thanks to a bevy of top-10 losses this weekend, the Big Ten placed three teams in the top 10 when the latest AP poll was released Sunday afternoon.
Michigan State got its ninth win of the season Saturday, but it's the status of quarterback Connor Cook that earned the day's biggest headlines in East Lansing.
A roundup of Big Ten basketball action from Friday, Nov. 13, 2015: