Lucas At Large: Ohio State 34, Wisconsin 21 - Big Ten Championship

Here's what Wisconsin Badgers radio analyst and senior writer Mike Lucas had to say about Wisconsin's showing in the Big Ten Championship, in which the Badgers fell 34-21 to Ohio State.

"No dishonor in losing twice to Buckeyes in their "home'' building. Tough to sustain physicality and execution against a team that is so deep and talented on defense. Tough to get off the field against a team that is so explosive on offense. Spurtability was aided by mistakes"
"Let's see: Nebraska was trendy preseason pick to win the West followed by Iowa. Then the Gophers became the media darling. Who saw the Badgers coming this far after losses at Illinois and Ohio State? Would seem to have a sound argument for Rose Bowl in any discussion with PennSt"