Welcome back to the party that is the Big Ten title race, Ohio State.
After being left for dead following a shellacking at Illinois, the Buckeyes bounced back last week with two impressive victories. They gutted one out at Purdue and then jumped out to a huge lead against Michigan and hung on for dear life until the final buzzer sounded.
However, things are just going to get more difficult for the three-time defending Big Ten champions. The conference is absolutely loaded, and the ultimate winner will likely have anywhere from three to five league losses.
Read on to see the five biggest potholes standing between Ohio State and a fourth straight championship as Big Ten play heats up.