Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/16/14
MADISON, Wis. -- The team that finished the regular season7-5, placed third in its own division and never won more than three consecutivegames played in a Rose Bowl. The team with a potential to finish the regularseason 10-2, hold the second-best record in the entire conference and closewith seven straight victories could miss a Bowl Championship Series gameentirely.Sometimes, life isn't fair. And players on Wisconsin'sfootball team are finding themselves on the cusp of realizing how that maximcan play out on the field. Or, more specifically, in the polls.One year after backing into a Big Ten championship gamebecause Ohio State and Penn State were ineligible for postseason play, Wisconsinwill garner no such luck in 2013. The Badgers are once again at the mercy ofcircumstances beyond their control, and -- at this juncture, anyway -- itdoesn't appear it will work in their favor.Wisconsin enters the week ranked No. 22 in the latest BCSstandings, and the climb into a possible BCS game i...
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