The Big 10
The Big 10 Consists of 2 Divisions-- East and West. There are a total of 7 teams in the Big 10. It was created in 1895. The first colleges were Chicago, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Northwestern, and Wisconsin. Next, Indiana and Iowa joined. Michigan left the league. Ohio State Buckeyes join in 1912. Michigan returned, and the conference was named the Big 10.
In years following, more teams were allowed in and the name stayed the same. This included Penn State, Rutgers, Maryland, and Nebraska. Also, Minnesota and Chicago eventually left.