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There Was Another Massive Upset In The Big 10 Tonight

An exterior view of Northwestern's football stadium.

EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 07: A general view of Ryan Field before the Northwestern Wildcats take on the Syracuse Orange on September 7, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

It was a day full of upsets in the Big Ten. So, it's fitting that a major one would go down at night, too.

The league, which has already suffered losses today to Troy, USF, BYU, Kansas and Temple, can add Akron to that list.

Northwestern, a 21-point favorite, fell at home to Akron this evening. The Wildcats lost, 39-34. Akron outscored Northwestern 13-6 in the fourth quarter.

It's Akron's first win over a Big Ten team in more than a century. Seriously.

The Big Ten has certainly seen better days.

At least Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan looked good today. The Big Ten is going to need to pick things up in a major way moving forward.