The Bucks prepare to slug it out


COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Buckeyes won't have much time to adjust to their new No. 1 ranking in the polls with a game against the Wisconsin Badgers next on the docket. The Badgers have been a tough out for the Buckeyes in recent times and despite holding a 8-5-1 advantage over the last 14 meetings nothing is a gimme. Even Jim Tressel has struggled only holding a 4-3 record against UW.

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Ohio State has not been the No. 1 team in the country since the end of the 2007 season (going into the BCS Title game against LSU) and most of the team does not know what it is like to play as the top team in the nation. But everyone involved with the team knows what is at stake and that most of the nation loves an upset.
What is it about Wisconsin and more importantly playing night games in their house that is so tough for teams and the Buckeyes? Head coach Jim Tressel and defensive lineman Cameron Heyward met with the local media on Tuesday afternoon and were asked a variety of different questions.
We were there and are bringing you some of the highlights of the afternoon press conference.