On Saturday night, the Wisconsin Badgers got their revenge against the Kentucky Wildcats and will move on to play in the National Championship game on Monday night. In the process, Wisconsin notched off its most impressive win of the season and continued a recent run of Big Ten success.
Since 2000, the Big Ten has now put as many teams in the National Championship game as any other conference. It's not a stat that gets talked about that often, but it is one that is significant and speaks to the strength of the conference, especially at the top. Here is how the conferences stacks up.
Title Game Appearances Since 2000
- 7 - ACC, Big Ten
- 5 - SEC
- 4 - Big East
- 3 - Big 12
- 2 - Horizon, Pac 12
- 1 - AAC, Conference USA
Teams To Make The Title Game Since 2000
- 6 - Big Ten
- 4 - ACC
- 3 - Big East
- 2 - Pac 12, SEC
- 1 - AAC, Big 12, Conference USA, Horizon