Ohio State is still on the outside looking in when it comes to playing in the BCS title game (BCS Standings), but plenty of time remains. Don’t fret, Brutus. The Big Ten has a decent shot to get two teams into BCS bowls, with Wisconsin a good bet to finish 10-2 and claim a sweet postseason slot. In fact, I have the Badgers slotted to be an at-large BCS bowl team in this week’s rankings.
|BOWL GAME||MATCHUP||TOM’S PROJECTIONS|
|Rose Bowl, Jan. 1||Big Ten vs. BCS/Pac-12||Ohio State vs. Stanford|
|Orange Bowl, Jan. 1||BCS at-large vs. ACC||Wisconsin vs. Florida State|
|Capital One Bowl, Jan. 1||Big Ten vs. SEC||Michigan State vs. Auburn|
|Outback Bowl, Jan. 1||Big Ten vs. SEC||Nebraska vs. LSU|
|Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Dec. 28||Big Ten vs. Big 12||Michigan vs. Texas Tech|
|Gator Bowl, Jan. 1||Big Ten vs. SEC||Northwestern vs. Georgia|
|Texas Bowl, Dec. 27||Big Ten vs. Big 12||Indiana vs. TCU|
|Heart of Dallas Bowl, Jan. 1||Big Ten vs. C-USA||Iowa vs. North Texas|
|Little Caesars Pizza, Dec. 26||Big Ten vs. MAC||Minnesota vs. Ball State|
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