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Wisconsin picked behind Ohio State in Big Ten media poll


MADISON (WKOW) -- Ohio State was the media's pick to win the Big Ten Leaders division, with three time defending Big Ten champ Wisconsin right behind. The Buckeyes received 26 first-place votes—just one away from unanimously winning the Leaders Division. Wisconsin earned a single first-place vote.

The Legends Division was a lot more wide open. Michigan and Nebraska were tied with 14 first-place votes, but the Wolverines edged out the Cornhuskers with an overall score of 135.5. Michigan State also had four first-place votes and is expected to finish third in the division.

A lot of Big Ten media members expect Michigan and Ohio State to face off for the Big Ten title. Other possible scenarios include Ohio State-Nebraska and Ohio State-Michigan State.

Leaders Division
1. Ohio State 155.5 (26)
2. Wisconsin 128 (1)
3. Penn State 104
4. Indiana 74.5
5. Purdue 52.5
6. Illinois 31.5

Legends Division 
1. Michigan 135.5 (14)
2. Nebraska 132.5 (14)
3. Michigan State 101.5 (4)
4. Northwestern 95.5
5. Iowa 43
6. Minnesota 38

Big Ten Championship picks
Ohio State over Nebraska (12)
Ohio State over Michigan (11)
Ohio State over Michigan State (2)
Michigan over Ohio State (1)

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