Michigan football will play Iowa in the Big Ten championship game, thanks to Minnesota

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Michigan football defeated Ohio State, 42-27, to win the Big Ten East Division, and will now play in the Big Ten championship game for the first time since its inception in 2011.

There is now an opponent, thanks to the Minnesota Golden Gophers beating the Wisconsin Badgers 23-13, it will be the Iowa Hawkeyes facing Michigan.

It will be the first time the two schools have met since 2019 when the Wolverines defeated the Hawkeyes 10-3.

This is Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's first division crown in his 7-year tenure.

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Michigan will be playing not only for a Big Ten title, but also for its first-ever College Football Playoff berth. A victory will guarantee Michigan gets into the top four of the CFP rankings.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan football to face Iowa in the Big Ten championship game

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