Most people walking out of Memorial Stadium after Northwestern’s surprise win were thinking about how much they could get for Big Ten Championship Game tickets on StubHub. But, while the loss certainly puts NU in a more difficult position, the opportunity is still there for Nebraska to make a trip to Indianapolis.
The most important thing for NU’s divisional hopes is for Michigan State to trip up before the end of the season. But Michigan State—a notoriously poor road team—makes a trip this weekend to Iowa City to face the suddenly-dangerous Hawkeyes.
If Iowa does Nebraska a favor and knocks off the Spartans, and if Nebraska can take care of business on the road (no mean feat, especially traveling to Ann Arbor for another bad matchup), then the Heroes Game will also likely be for the Legends Division championship.
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