INDIANAPOLIS — Paul Chryst and James Franklin left the outside world behind Friday.
As college football pundits debated whether two Big Ten teams should make the four-team playoff, the two coaches vying for a Big Ten championship Saturday night trained their attention on something less nebulous: Winning one more game.
For No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 8 Penn State, it's not the selection committee that matters right now. It's taking home the trophy and winning the title.
"The only thing that exists for us is Wisconsin and the Big Ten championship game," said Franklin, the Penn State coach. "I'm not going to sit here and make a case for us. Our whole...