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
This weekend presents a Big Ten frenzy, as all six teams go head to head in conference play. Before we look ahead to the weekend, let’s talk about how the Big Ten fared last weekend in non-conference action. The Big Ten went 7-3 overall against non-conference opponents, which means this weekend’s Big Ten play could have some interesting results. Here are last weekend’s compiled results. FRIDAY Western Michigan def. Ohio State, 6-2 No. 3 Minnesota def. No. 12 Boston College, 6-2 Princeton def. Michigan State, 3-1 Michigan def. Renseelaer, 3-2 Wisconsin ties Ferris State, 1-1 SATURDAY Ohio State def. Notre
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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.