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From adding a second BCS team to the non-conference schedule for the first time in nearly a decade and kicking off the 2013 conference schedule a week early, Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema is instilling new scheduling philosophies into UW and the Big Ten.

CHICAGO - With the Southeastern Conference having won six straight national championships, Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema and the rest of his Big Ten coaching colleagues are trying to pick up any helpful hints from the southern power that they can. On Wednesday, Bielema took a page from SEC scheduling to add a big piece to next year's non-conference schedule. In a formula Bielema would like to use...

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