If there is some advantage to be gleaned whether tactical or practical in playing for a second straight conference championship in the same venue, Wisconsin players are clinging to such a hope like grass stains on a football jersey this week.
Five losses this season? So what. A third-place finish in the Leaders Division? Big Deal. Wisconsin has been here, done that when it comes to the Big Ten title game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
At least, that's what the Badgers are telling themselves.
"We're at a distinct advantage having played there last year, understanding what the game is about and even the practical things like where we're staying and where we're practicing," Badgers linebacker Chris Borland said. "I think the experience helped us last year."
Last season, Wisconsin won the inaugural Big Ten championship 42-39 against Michigan State and clinched its spot in the Rose Bowl. Of course, Nebraska players will tell you just because W...