Here are the Rose Bowl picks of reporters and editors from the Wisconsin State Journal and The Oregonian of Portland, as well as select national writers.
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Tom Mulhern, beat writer: Oregon 45, Wisconsin 38. UW coach Bret Bielema was a defensive lineman at Iowa in 1991 when the Rose Bowl record for total points (80) was established and will be watching from the sideline when it's broken.
Andy Baggot, sports reporter: Wisconsin 42, Oregon 37. The extra time to prepare is the hairline difference for UW, which doesn't beat itself with fumbles and penalties quite like the Ducks do.
Tom Oates, columnist: Wisconsin 38, Oregon 31. Oregon can score very quickly, Wisconsin can score slowly and quickly. That advantage will serve the Badgers well.
Greg Sprout, sports editor: Oregon 42, Wisconsin 34. Plenty of Russell and Montee moments, but the hurry-up Ducks prevail.
Adam Mertz, assistant sports editor: Wisconsin 48, Oregon 44. The Badgers must hold the ball for 35 minutes, win the turnover battle, continue to score TDs in the red zone and get a big day from their specialists.
Ken Goe, beat reporter: Oregon 39, Wisconsin 38. De'Anthony Thomas' two-point conversion pass to Darrion Weems on a tackle-eligible play is the difference.
Aaron Fentress, beat reporter: Oregon 41, Wisconsin 33. Badgers defense ill-equipped to stop Ducks offense.
Lindsay Schnell, beat reporter: Oregon 31, Wisconsin 28. The Ducks have to break through in one of these BCS games, right? Right. Count on freshman De'Anthony Thomas being the difference maker.
John Canzano, columnist: Wisconsin 42, Oregon 38. Ducks offense does its job, but Russell Wilson too much for Oregon defense.
Mark Hester, sports editor: Oregon 35, Wisconsin 34: For the Ducks to win, and show they can beat a physical nonconference team, it needs to be a high-scoring game.
Seth Prince, assistant sports editor: Oregon 42, Wisconsin 24. Ducks' speed trumps bulk of Badgers, who lack elite skill of previous BCS opponents.
Joel Odom, online sports editor: Oregon 38, Wisconsin 28. Montee Ball gets his yards and TDs, but the Ducks' three-headed rushing attack wears down the Badgers, and Darron Thomas picks apart the Wisconsin secondary.
Around the nation
Ralph Russo, Associated Press college football writer: Wisconsin 35, Oregon 31. Speed (Ducks) vs. power (Badgers) and lots of points.
Pat Forde, Yahoo college football columnist: Oregon 37, Wisconsin 28. The Badgers' run defense is good, not great. The Ducks' run offense is great, not good.
Brian Bennett, ESPN college football writer: Oregon 35, Wisconsin 30. It's a thriller, but Oregon makes fewer mistakes and capitalizes one more time on a clinching fourth-quarter touchdown run by LaMichael James.
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN college football writer: Wisconsin 38, Oregon 35. Wisconsin will use the USC blueprint to beat Oregon: great quarterback play, a big game from a wide receiver (Jared Abbrederis) and just enough defense to survive.