It has come down to this for Michigan.
All season long, the Wolverines have discussed trying to win a Big Ten championship, the school’s first since 1985-86. Well, with one day remaining in the regular season, Michigan has a shot at it.
When it plays Penn State this afternoon, it knows the scenario very well. If the Wolverines beat the Nittany Lions in State College, Pa., they then have to wait and see what happens in East Lansing between Michigan State and Ohio State.
If Michigan and Ohio State both win, the Wolverines, Spartans and Buckeyes will tie for the Big Ten title.
So how can Michigan hold up its end of the deal? Here are their three keys.