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ESPN's Football Power Index Says Ohio State Has The Best Chance To Win The Big Ten

ESPN's Football Power Index doesn't seem to care much about how Ohio State looked in Week 2. 

The Buckeyes, 2-1 following a blowout, 66-0 win against Kent State this past Saturday, suffered their first regular season loss of Urban Meyer's tenure in Columbus Sept. 6. Ohio State fell to then-unranked Virginia Tech, 35-21. 

No one in the Big Ten has looked great, though, and perhaps that is the reason why ESPN's FPI says Ohio State has the best chance to win the conference of any team. 

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ESPN's FPI projects Ohio State to have a 35.8 percent chance to win the Big Ten, a 7.5 percent chance of winning out, and a projected win-loss record of 9.5 and 3.1.

Michigan State, meanwhile, only has a 12.3 percent chance of winning the Big Ten, per FPI, as does Nebraska. Wisconsin has a 25.2 percent chance. 

Ohio State has a bye week this Saturday before hosting Cincinnati Sept. 27. 

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