Don’t be surprised when you see a little scarlet and gray dotting Michigan’s bandwagon landscape on Sunday afternoon.
That’s because Ohio State’s hopes of a fourth consecutive Big Ten title are directly tied to the outcome of Sunday’s clash between its hated rival and the Indiana Hoosiers. A Wolverine win coupled with a Buckeye victory over Illinois means Ohio State would earn a share of the Big Ten crown.
“I have [never rooted for Michigan], but I do know we have to take care of business against Illinois before anything can happen,” guard Aaron Craft said to Buckeyesports.com following Tuesday’s upset win over Indiana.
He’s right. Ohio State still needs to beat Illinois on Sunday afternoon, which is anything but guaranteed judging from the past two weeks. But should Ohio State handle the Illini, it would be in decent shape to share a conference title by Sunday night.
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