We asked 80 media members: Penn State or Wisconsin?

We asked 80 media members: Penn State or Wisconsin?

2016 Football Championship

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The Big Ten title game is quickly approaching. Who will win between Penn State and Wisconsin? I asked 80 media members to announce their pick for this game.

The Badgers were the choice of 53, while the Nittany Lions were selected by 27.

Here’s how it breaks down.

WHO PICKED PENN STATE?

Matt Hayes, BleacherReport.com: Penn State 23, Wisconsin 21
Pat Forde, Yahoo! Sports: Penn State 27, Wisconsin 24
Rachel Lenzi, LandOf10.com: Penn State 29, Wisconsin 21
Mark Brennan, Fight On State: Penn State 24, Wisconsin 20
Braden Gall, Sirius XM Radio and Athlon Sports: Penn State 18, Wisconsin 16

Bill King, The VOX of college football: Penn State 28, Wisconsin 21
Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune: Penn State 27, Wisconsin 24
David Jones, Pennlive.com: Penn State 19, Wisconsin 13
Ryan Dunleavy, NJ.com: Penn State 16, Wisconsin 10
Marcus Fuller, Minneapolis Star Tribune: Penn State 21, Wisconsin 20

Rob Oller, Columbus Dispatch: Penn State 24, Wisconsin 21
Tim Brando, FOX: Penn State 24, Wisconsin 23
Bill Landis, Cleveland.com: Penn State 24, Wisconsin 21
Bobby Burton, 247Sports.com: Penn State 28, Wisconsin 20
Greg Pickel, PennLive.com: Penn State 28, Wisconsin 24

Stacy Clardie, GoldandBlack.com: Penn State 17, Wisconsin 14
Dan Wolken, USAToday: Penn State 17, Wisconsin 16
Joey Galloway, ESPN: Penn State 21, Wisconsin 17
Todd Jones, Columbus Dispatch: Penn State 21, Wisconsin 20
Samuel McKewon, Omaha World-Herald: Penn State 24, Wisconsin 20
Chad Leistikow, Des Moines Register: Penn State 23, Wisconsin 17

Damon Benning, 1620 The Zone, BTN: Penn State 28, Wisconsin 17
Roman Stubbs, Washington Post: Penn State 21, Wisconsin 17
Gino Torretta, Sirius XM Radio: Penn State 14, Wisconsin 10
Ben Jones, StateCollege.com: Penn State 31, Wisconsin 24
Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland.com: Penn State 35, Wisconsin 14
David Haugh, Chicago Tribune: Penn State 31, Wisconsin 28

WHO PICKED WISCONSIN?

Sean Callahan, HuskerOnline.com: Wisconsin 27, Penn State 23
Bruce Feldman, FOX: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 17
Mike Huguenin, GridironNow.com: Wisconsin 20, Penn State 17
Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star: Wisconsin 28, Penn State 24
Dennis Dodd, CBSSports.com: Wisconsin 27, Penn State 23
Lee Barfknecht, Omaha World-Herald: Wisconsin 20, Penn State 16

Charles Davis, NFL Network and FOX: Wisconsin 28, Penn State 27
Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 21
Steve Greenberg, BleacherReport.com/Chicago Sun-Times: Wisconsin 35, Penn State 31
Tom Kakert, HawkeyeReport.com: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 20
Tim May, Columbus Dispatch: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 20
Paul Finebaum, ESPN: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 21

Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 17
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN: Wisconsin 27, Penn State 23
Loren Tate, Champaign News-Gazette: Wisconsin 20, Penn State 17
Mike Carmin, Lafayette Journal & Courier: Wisconsin 25, Penn State 22
Jon Solomon, CBSSports.com: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 17
Dan Dakich, 1070 The Fan and ESPN: Wisconsin 28, Penn State 14

Nicole Auerbach, USAToday: Wisconsin 17, Penn State 10
Bob Kravitz, WTHR.com: Wisconsin 23, Penn State 20
Tom Oates, Wisconsin State Journal: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 17
Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press: Wisconsin 31, Penn State 14
Bill Bender, Sporting News: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 19
Mark Schlabach, ESPN: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 20

Brian Bennett, ESPN: Penn State 23, Wisconsin 23, Penn State 20
Pete DiPrimio, Fort Wayne News-Sentinel: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 17
Daniel Jeremiah, NFL Network: Wisconsin 21, Penn State 14
Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press: Wisconsin 21, Penn State 13
Jack Ebling, Big Ten media legend/radio host: Wisconsin 23, Penn State 17
Kevin Noon, BuckeyeGrove.com: Wisconsin 21, Penn State 17

Angelique Chengelis, Detroit News: Wisconsin 17, Penn State 14
Marc Morehouse, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wisconsin 27, Penn State 24
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 3
Jerry Palm, CBSSports.com: Wisconsin 20, Penn State 16
Bob Asmussen, Champaign News-Gazette: Wisconsin 31, Penn State 17
Steve Helwagen, Bucknuts.com: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 21

Nick Baumgardner, Mlive.com: Wisconsin 20, Penn State 17
Graham Couch, Lansing State Journal: Wisconsin 26, Penn State 17
Scott Dochterman, LandOfTen.com: Wisconsin 16, Penn State 13
Tom Shatel, Omaha World-Herald: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 14
Bill Rabinowitz, Columbus Dispatch: Wisconsin 31, Penn State 21
Chris Emma, 670 The Score Chicago: Wisconsin 23, Penn State 14

Matt Daniels, Champaign News-Gazette: Wisconsin 21, Penn State 14
Kyle Austin, Mlive.com: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 21
Mark Tupper, Decatur Herald-Review: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 23
Jeff Rabjohns, Peegs.com: Wisconsin 27, Penn State 24
Nathan Baird, Lafayette Journal & Courier: Wisconsin 21, Penn State 16
JMV, 1070 The Fan: Wisconsin 28, Penn State 27

Mike Carmin, Lafayette Journal & Courier: Wisconsin 25, Penn State 22
Matt Charboneau, Detroit News: Wisconsin 27, Penn State 20
Steven Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Wisconsin 21, Penn State 16
Audrey Snyder, DKPittsburghSports: Wisconsin 24, Penn State 20
Rico Beard, The Spartan Beat 92.1: Wisconsin 31, Penn State 17

Tom Dienhart, BTN.com Senior Writer

About Tom Dienhart: BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart is a veteran sports journalist who covers Big Ten football and men's basketball for BTN.com and BTN TV. Find him on Twitter and Facebook, and send him questions to his weekly mailbag.

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