#5 Oregon, 1-2 in BCS bowls, lost in its only previous Rose Bowl appearance in the BCS era, which was against Ohio State of the Big Ten. The Ducks are 7-5 vs. Big Ten teams in the BCS era. #10 Wisconsin is 2-1 in the Rose Bowl (2-0 vs. Pac-12 teams), and has not played in any other BCS bowl. The Badgers are 9-1 vs. Pac-12 teams in the BCS era.
The Oregon Ducks are 11-2, 9-1 in the Pac-12, 0-1 in AQ OOC games, and are seeking their second quality win of the season. The Wisconsin Badgers are also 11-2, 7-2 in the Big Ten, 1-0 in AQ OOC games this season, and are going for their fourth quality win & second upset win.
The Pac-12 is 5-5 in the Rose Bowl and 10-6 in BCS bowls. The Big Ten is 3-7 in the Rose Bowl and 11-12 in BCS bowls.