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The Matchup:  Nebraska and Wisconsin will meet in the Big Ten Football Championship Game on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis….

Perfection:  With its victory over Michigan on Saturday, Ohio State secured the sixth perfect season in program history, finishing the season with a 12-0 record….

History Between the Huskers and Badgers:  Since it entered the Big Ten at the start of the 2011 season, Nebraska has faced Wisconsin twice during the regular season, with the teams splitting the matchups….

That's the Record:  With his 17-yard touchdown run in the opening quarter against Penn State on Saturday, Wisconsin's Montee Ball scored the 79th touchdown of his career to become the all-time NCAA leader in total touchdowns….

Elite Coaching Starts:  Only five first-year coaches in Big Ten history have won 11 or more games in their debut seasons, and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is one of three current Big Ten coaches to have accomplished that feat….

Two More Heading to the Postseason:  A pair of Big Ten teams recorded their sixth victories on Saturday, securing bowl eligibility. Michigan State defeated Minnesota and Purdue knocked off Indiana last weekend, giving the conference seven bowl-eligible teams….

Finishing on Top:  With the completion of the regular season, the Big Ten crowned stat champions in conference games only for the 2012 season….

Another Banner Year:  The Big Ten concluded the regular season with the second-highest season attendance among all games and conference games only….