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Backstory and Context
Indiana University became the eighth program to join the Big Ten Conference and the ninth team that followed the same day would be Iowa University. In 1901 the Big Ten Championship was staged for the sport of Track and Field, which took place at the University of Chicago.
The Big Ten Conference would then soon lay the foundation for all other following sports, which would include football. The Big Ten Conference is host to fourteen universities that includes what would become Indiana University's long time rival Purdue University. Since joining the Big Ten Conference, IU has won two titles in football, their last coming in 1967.
“Big Ten Conference .” Big Ten Conference, bigten.org/confstandings.aspx/2019-20/fb?path=football.