"It's a very, very good addition," he said. "They would fit well in any conference, and it's great to have them be part of the Big Ten."
"As a league you couldn't ask for a better position to be in as far as everybody playing everybody that has a chance to win it right now," Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen said Tuesday. "It's a great spot to be in for the young men with these games they get to play late in the year. It brings tremendous attention to the Big Ten, which is great for all of us."