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Field marshal of the Buckeyes of the State of Ohio JT Barrett. (Photo: Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said quarterback J.T. Barrett is "likely" to play in the Big Ten Championship on Saturday.

Meyer said Monday that Barrett, who dropped out of the game with a knee injury in the third quarter during a win over Michigan on Saturday, is "really doing a good job with all the rehab."

The decision to start Barrett or endorse Dwayne Haskins will be made later in the week. Barrett did not practice on Sunday.

Haskins, a red-shirt freshman, entered the game with the Buckeyes behind 20-14 and helped lead a comeback victory.

Barrett said he aggravated a meniscus injury before the game when he was hit by Someone while heating up on the bench.

No. 8 Buckeyes plays No. 3 Wisconsin on Saturday in Indianapolis.