Tom Dienhart, Senior Writer, November 25, 2012

This is the final edition of the 2012 Big Ten power rankings. And it?s pretty clear who the two best teams in the Big Ten are: Ohio State and Nebraska. Alas, they can?t meet in the conference title game, as the Buckeyes are on probation. But Ohio State finished 12-0, including a 63-38 win over the Cornhuskers in Columbus earlier this season. So, the Buckeyes must be best, right?

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See the final power rankings in the photo gallery below.

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