Big Ten Championship preview: No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Ohio State

No. 4 Wisconsin faces No. 8 Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship game Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Should the Badgers win, they would clinch a spot in the 2017 College Football Playoff. Newsline 9’s Morey Hershgordon spoke with Ohio State football beat writer, Austin Ward, to take a deep dive into the matchup. 

Topics discussed: 

1:00 – Championship Saturday excitement. Who will play for a National Championship?
2:25 – Wisconsin vs. Ohio State storylines and matchups to watch
5:58 – Which Wisconsin team will show up?
8:30 – Meet Ohio State.
11:30 – Is it a foregone conclusion that OSU will win?
15:40 – Badgers finally getting some respect at No. 4. Why?
19:15 – What is the status of OSU QB J.T. Barrett?
22:25 – Austin says Barrett is one of the toughest players he’s ever covered. Why?
25:30 – Does Wisconsin QB Alex Hornibrook have to win this game himself?
27:34 – X-factor for each team



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