Did you know Wisconsin's offense gets 7.2 yards per carry, tops in the nation? I've got 23 more interesting numbers involving Ohio State and Wisconsin ahead of Saturday's Big Ten championship game.
Even though it’s bowl eligible with six wins, could Penn State—or any other 6-6 and 7-5 Big Ten team–be left out of the postseason? Greg Pickel of Pennlive.com says the outcome of Saturday’s Big Ten championship game between Wisconsin and Ohio State will be a major factor in determining whether a team stays home or not. If Wisconsin beats Ohio State, it’s a near certainty that everyone is going bowling because the Big Ten would likely have three programs — Ohio State, Michigan State, and Wisconsin — in a New Year’s bowl. If the Buckeyes win, however, the league could
The experts have spoken. And the 70 experts I contacted like Wisconsin to beat Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game, although the split may be closer than you think. I asked 69 writers and broadcasters who cover the Big Ten and college football in general–and one famous “faux” Twitter account–to give me a predicted score for this weekend’s Big Ten championship tilt in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The game airs at 8:17 p.m. ET on Fox (scoreboard here). Of those contacted, 39 picked the Badgers while 31 took the Buckeyes, even though Ohio State will be without
The Big Ten was dotted with a bevy of good freshmen this fall. Jump inside to see Tom Dienhart's 2014 All-Big Ten Freshman Team.
Wisconsin or Ohio State? See our team's 2014 Big Ten Football Championship Game predictions and pick your winner inside.
Football is a game about matchups. Who has the edge in the most categories? See who Tom Dienhart thinks has the edge in the Big Ten title game.
Wisconsin and Ohio State didn’t meet this season, adding intrigue to this Saturday night’s clash in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the Big Ten championship. But the teams did meet last year on Sept. 28. The Buckeyes (4-0 overall) were No. 4 and Wisconsin (3-1) was No. 24, as Ohio State took a 31-24 decision in Columbus with none other than LeBron James in attendance to watch the Buckeyes push their national-long winning streak to 17. Yes, rosters have changed and the chemistry of each squad has been altered, as teams take on different personalities from year to year.
The sixth College Football Playoff Poll was released Tuesday night. Ohio State moved up to No. 5 to pace the Big Ten for the fourth straight week. The Buckeyes, fresh off a rivalry win over Michigan, were No. 6 last week. Michigan State moved up two spots, to No. 8, after rolling at Penn State, while Wisconsin jumped just one spot, to No. 13, following its win over then-No. 18 Minnesota. Minnesota dropped out of the poll as a result of its loss at Wisconsin. As has been the case every week in this poll, the Big Ten is shut
With the regular season complete, it's time to take a look back at the new designs Big Ten football teams debuted during the 2014 season.
The Big Ten is home to two of the three best college football towns, according to a recent usatoday.com College Football Fan Index. Madison (University of Wisconsin) tops the poll, followed by Austin (University of Texas), and Ann Arbor (University of Michigan) is No. 3. Here’s a snippet of what the site says about Madison: “What makes it so great? Let’s start with the fact that even when it’s cold and covered with snow, the city is picturesque. Located between Lakes Mendota and Monona, Madison has no shortage of great water views. There are also plenty of places to gorge.