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Big Ten inevitabilities, ranked

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Death, taxes, and other stuff sure to happen.

Northwestern Wildcats v Wisconsin Badgers Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images

There are just some things you can set your watch to.

On the heels of Wisconsin’s 25th consecutive student section ticket sellout, we at B5Q have taken it upon ourselves to rank those other inevitabilities found throughout Big Ten football.

13. Existential Despair (Purdue)

Wisconsin v Purdue Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

12. Neatly-Pressed Khakis (Michigan)

Michigan v Ohio State Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images

11. Recruit Poaching (Ohio State)

Ohio State v Michigan State Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images

10. Recruits Poached (Rutgers)

Michigan v Rutgers Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

9. 4-8 (Illinois)

Illinois v Northwestern Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

8. APR Domination (Northwestern)

New Era Pinstripe Bowl - Northwestern v Pittsburgh Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images

7. Kirk Ferentz Contract Extension Talks (Iowa)

The 102nd Rose Bowl Game - Iowa v Stanford Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

6. Negative Point Differential (Indiana)

Foster Farms Bowl - Utah v Indiana Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

5. Tasteful, Aesthetically Pleasing Uniforms (Maryland)

Quick Lane Bowl - Boston College v Maryland Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images

4. Poorly Chosen Statuary (Penn State)

Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

3. Third Place in the Big Ten East (Michigan State)

Michigan State v Penn State Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

2. Head Coaching Search, 2019 (Minnesota)

Western Michigan v Northwestern Photo by David Banks/Getty Images

1. Wisconsin Scoring Again (Nebraska)

Nebraska v Wisconsin Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images