Big Ten Bowl Predictions

Predictions from experts around the nation as to where the Badgers may end up for their 13th game.

Big Ten Standings - Conference - Overall

1) Ohio State - 6-1 - 10-1

2) Michigan - 6-1 - 8-3

3) Illinois - 5-2 - 8-3

4) Penn State - 4-3 - 8-3

5) Wisconsin - 4-3 - 8-3

6) Iowa - 4-4 - 6-5

7) Purdue - 3-4 - 7-4

8) Northwestern - 3-4 - 6-5

9) Indiana - 2-5 - 6-5

10) Michigan State - 2-5 - 6-5

11) Minnesota - 0-7 - 1-10

2007-08 Bowls with Big Ten tie-ins (this list does not include BCS bowl games, where the BCS committee can select up to two Big Ten teams ranked in the top 14 of the BCS poll):

Motor City Bowl

Dec. 26 / 7:30 p.m. Detroit, Mich. ESPN

Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 7 vs. MAC

Champs Sports Bowl

Dec. 28 / 5 p.m. Orlando, Fla. ESPN

Tie-Ins: ACC No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 4 or No. 5

Alamo Bowl

Dec. 29 / 8 p.m. San Antonio, Texas ESPN

Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 4 or No. 5 vs. Big 12 No.4

Insight Bowl

Dec. 31 / TBA Tempe, Ariz. NFL Network

Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 6 vs. Big 12 No. 6

Outback Bowl

Jan. 1 / 11 a.m. Tampa, Fla. ESPN

Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC

Capital One Bowl

Jan. 1 / 1 p.m. Orlando, Fla. ABC

Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2

Rose Bowl presented by Citi

Jan. 1 / 4:30 p.m. Pasadena, Calif. ABC

BCS Game (Big Ten Champion vs. Pac 10 Champion, if available)

Predictions:

Scout Media

Scout.com predicts Wisconsin will play Texas Tech (located in Lubbock, Texas) in the Alamo Bowl. CFN has Ohio State and Michigan in BCS bowls, Penn State in the Outback and Illinois in the Capital One.

CBS Projections

CBSSports.com has Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl against Tennessee, Illinois in the Capital One, Michigan in the Alamo and Penn State in the Champs Sports.

Sports Predictions

Sportspredictions.com has Wisconsin playing Boston College in the Champs Sports Bowl, Ohio State in the Rose Bowl, Michigan in the Capital One, Illinois in the Outback and Penn State in the Alamo.

Stewart Mandel

SI.com Stewart Mandel has Wisconsin against Allan Evridge's Alma Mater Kansas State in the Alamo bowl. He also has, for some reason, Michigan in the Champs Sports Bowl as the Big Ten's No.5 team.

ESPN Projections

ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel has Wisconsin playing Virginia in the Champs Sports Bowl while his colleague Mark Schlabach has UW playing Oklahoma State in the Insight Bowl (these predictions were before the Badgers win over the Wolverines)

Badger Nation's Benjamin Worgull has Wisconsin playing Texas Tech in Alamo Bowl.


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