Opening Thoughts: It’s that time of the year again! The Big Ten basketball season has begun! Wisconsin tips it off with a visit from the Buckeyes of Ohio State. Ohio State is 10-2 with good victories over Florida State and, according to Pomeroy, California. Their losses were to North Carolina on a neutral court and at Butler. Since losing Evan Turner, they have scored 1.13 PPP and given up 0.92 PPP against a good Butler team (34th Pomeroy), a below average Cleveland State team (181st), and 2 terrible Presbyterian and Delaware State teams (319th and 317th respectively). Comparatively, Wisconsin has averages of 1.20 PPP and 0.87 PPP against similar competition (#24 Marquette, #159 UW-M, #264 IPFW, and #327 Grambling).What the Expert Nerds Say:Jeff Sagarin ranks Wisconsin #17 and OSU #22....

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