Wisconsin has only managed to play six games this season, four of which have already come against the Buckeyes.
After a long COVID-19 pause, Wisconsin will have to take down a tough Ohio State team to hold onto the nation's top ranking this weekend.
Wisconsin leads the all-time series 61-60-8. Will the Axe stay in Madison another year?
The Badgers' emergency cancellation comes just two series into the young season, a concerning development for the nation's top-ranked team.
The first-ranked Badgers shutout the Buckeyes in Saturday's matchup to earn the series split.
Wisconsin's running attack wasn't too impressive in week one without now-Indianapolis Colt Jonathan Taylor in the backfield.
A new season brings a new quarterback for the Badgers, and this one has a chance to be more talented than all the rest.
In an Elite Eight matchup at the Fieldhouse, the No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers (18-2 Big Ten, 26-6 overall) triumphed over the No. 5 Nebraska Cornhuskers (17-3 Big Ten, 28-5 overall) in three sets to send the Badgers to Pittsburg for the Final Four.
In front of a packed Field House, the No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers (17-1 Big Ten, 21-5 overall) did not disappoint as they swept the No. 6 Nebraska Cornhuskers (15-3 Big Ten, 23-4 overall) in three consecutive sets.