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College football 2012 schedule: Penn State and Temple look to stay undefeated in conference

Penn State and Temple both look to stay undefeated in their respective conferences against some tough competition.

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The Penn State Nittany Lions look to improve to 3-0 in the Big Ten and 5-2 overall when they travel to Iowa City to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes. Penn State has won four straight games after starting off the season 0-2. PSU had last week off after they handed the Northwestern Wildcats their first loss of the season on Oct. 6. They look to stay atop the Big Ten Leaders Division with a win at Iowa. The Hawkeyes are also 4-2 and 2-0 in the Big Ten.

Temple won their second straight Big East game last week with a 17-14 overtime victory at Connecticut. This week they'll host the No. 15 Rutgers Scarlet Knights who lead the conference at 3-0 (6-0 overall).

The Pennsylvania Quakers have a nationally televised game on Saturday against the Yale Bulldogs. The Quakers are currently 2-3 overall, but 2-0 in the Ivy League.

The schedule for the area teams, as well as the Big Ten and Big East games is below. All times are Eastern.

Pennsylvania Quakers at Yale Bulldogs: Noon, NBC Sports Network

Big Ten schedule:

Purdue Boilermarkers at Ohio State Buckeyes: Noon, ABC/ESPN2

Minnesota Golden Gophers at Wisconsin Badgers: Noon, ESPNU

Nebraska Cornhuskers at Northwestern Wildcats: 3:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN2

Michigan State Spartans at Michigan Wolverines: 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

Indiana Hoosiers at Navy Midshipmen: 3:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Penn State Nittany Lions at Iowa Hawkeyes: 8 p.m., Big Ten Network

Big East schedule:

Friday, Oct. 19

Connecticut Huskies at Syracuse Orange: 8 p.m., ESPN

Saturday, Oct. 20

Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Temple Owls: Noon, Big East Network

South Florida Bulls at Louisville Cardinals: 3:30 p.m., ABC

Pittsburgh Panthers at Buffalo Bulls: 3:30 p.m., Big East Network

Cincinnati Bearcats at Toledo Rockets: 7 p.m., ESPN3