No. 23 Wisconsin at No. 4 Ohio State
■ Time: 8 p.m.
■ Records: UW 3-1, OSU 4-0
■ TV: 13
Series: OSU leads series 55-18-5
Favorite: OSU by 7
Notes: Braxton Miller is ready to be set free, with OSU coach Urban Meyer saying the junior quarterback is on course to start after missing the last two games with a strained knee ligament. ... As for whether the Buckeyes plan to mix in backup and two-time reigning Big Ten offensive player of the week Kenny Guiton, Meyer sounded torn. "That's tough," he said. "I've had experience playing two quarterbacks in 2006 [at Florida with Chris Leak and Tim Tebow]. What do you do when a guy gets a hot hand? Or if he doesn't get a hot hand, when does he go back in? That's a decision I can only make by myself." ... Wisconsin’s backfield duo of sophomore Melvin Gordon and senior James White headline the nation’s third-ranked rushing offense (349.8 yards per game). Gordon leads the nation in rushing (156 yards per game), while White is the country’s active FBS career rushing leader. ... Ten of Meyer’s former assistants have become FBS head coaches, including Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen.
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