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Your vote: Best B1G bowl triumph

On Wednesday, we asked you to vote on the Big Ten's biggest disappointment during bowl season.

Well, we're not just negative Nellies here. The league did win four bowl games, after all. So we want to know what you think was the best triumph for the Big Ten in the postseason.

The candidates:

  • Purdue beating Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Bowl for the program's first bowl win since 2007.

  • Michigan State rallying from a 16-0 deficit to tie Georgia at the end of regulation and eventually beat the Bulldogs in triple overtime at the Outback Bowl.

  • Michigan giving the Big Ten its only BCS win by nipping Virginia Tech, also in overtime, at the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

I didn't include Illinois, since it beat a UCLA team that finished 6-8. Congrats to the Illini on the bowl win, but a victory over a team with a losing record doesn't create much cause for celebration.

And, realistically, only hard-core Boilermakers fans are going to vote for anybody except the two Michigan schools. So it comes down to yet another Spartans-Wolverines debate.

I can see both sides here. Michigan State played very well after a rough start and defeated a very good Georgia team. Any time the Big Ten prevails against an upper-echelon SEC squad, that's big news. Michigan did not play very well for most of the Sugar Bowl and had to get several breaks and calls to win that game against a Virginia Tech team most people doubted. And yet, it was a BCS win and a hard-fought one at that. The Wolverines made the plays that mattered, and a Sugar Bowl banner always looks better than an Outback Bowl flag.

Think there might be a little argument between both sides on this one? Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell tweeted this on Wednesday:

"UofM proud that they had 8 home games, didn't play Wisconsin OR Penn St, AND lost to us? Yall can beat a average VA Tech team, be proud then."

I guess it's on. Let's hear it from you with your votes.