Despite some ups and downs throughout the year, Wisconsin is right where many experts expected the team to be this season.

With a win over Minnesota on Saturday, the Badgers are headed to Indianapolis for the B1G Championship Game. Unfortunately, the huge upset loss to Illinois now looms large from earlier in the year. Had Wisconsin won that game, the Badgers would likely be preparing for a rematch with Ohio State for a trip to the College Football Playoff on the line.

While making the top four spots is likely out of reach, Paul Chryst and company still have plenty of motivation for the contest. Wisconsin would put an end to Ohio State’s undefeated season and clinch a trip to the Rose Bowl with a win on Saturday.

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On Sunday, Chryst previewed the upcoming game on the B1G Championship Game teleconference. He labeled the game as a big challenge but also a great opportunity while touching on Ohio State’s superstar defensive end Chase Young:

Saturday’s kickoff is set for 8 pm EST on FOX.