Big Ten media members have selected the Wisconsin Badgers, in their first season under new coach Paul Chryst, to win the Big Ten’s West Division title.
The media also selected Ohio State to win the East Division, which means a rematch of last years Big Ten title game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on December 5.
The Buckeyes smothered the Badgers in the 2014 Championship game 59-0. They’re favored to beat the Badgers again this season.
The polling is conducted by www.cleveland.com.
Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa was selected the Defensive Player of the Year. (Wisconsin’s Vince Biegel finished tied for 7th and safety Michael Caputo finished tied for 10th).
Buckeye tailback Ezekiel Elliott was tabbed the league’s Offensive Player of the Year. (Wisconsin tailback Corey Clement placed fifth in the voting).