The 2014 Big Ten Championship game is set for this weekend in Indianapolis. The Ohio State Buckeyes and Wisconsin Badgers will face off with the winner claiming the conference title and … actually, we don’t know what else.
For the first time ever, we really can’t be sure if the Big Ten’s champion even has a shot at playing in the Rose Bowl. That’s probably okay. Nothing against The Grandaddy of Them All, but there are bigger prizes to be had now. Of course, with the Rose Bowl hosting one of this season’s semifinal playoff games, it’s still a mighty big prize.
But only one of these two teams has a shot — a long shot — of making it to Pasadena if it wins. [Read more…] about Big Ten Championship Game Preview: Will Legends Be Made? (Or Playoff Spirits Broken?)