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Duncan’s late FG lifts No. 19 Iowa past Cornhuskers 27-24

Nov. 29, 2019 9:29 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It was cold and damp, Iowa had the ball at its 26 with 32 seconds left in regulation in a tie game, and the Hawkeyes’ offense hadn’t done much since the first quarter. Instead of being content to play for overtime against border rival Nebraska, coach Kirk Ferentz went for...

No. 19 Iowa looks to beat Cornhuskers for 5th straight time

Nov. 27, 2019 2:39 PM EST

No. 19 Iowa (8-3, 5-3 Big Ten, No. 17 CFP) at Nebraska (5-6, 3-5), Friday at 2:30 p.m. EST (BTN). Line: Iowa by 5. Series record: Nebraska leads 29-17-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE Iowa is looking to beat Nebraska for a fifth straight time and enhance its bowl position. Nebraska needs a sixth win to become bowl...

Minnesota win away from its first Big Ten championship game

Nov. 27, 2019 2:20 PM EST

What to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 13 Wisconsin (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten, CFP No. 12) at No. 9 Minnesota (10-1, 7-1, CFP No. 8) Ohio State-Michigan is big, but this one is bigger. The winner of Paul Bunyan’s Axe will play Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game Dec. 7. Minnesota lost...

Nebraska rips Maryland 54-7 to remain in bowl pursuit

Nov. 23, 2019 8:30 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — It had been seven weeks since Nebraska had a victory to savor, so the Cornhuskers unapologetically celebrated each touchdown with exuberance and happily romped off the field in the rain after the final whistle. Better yet, the Cornhuskers’ first win since Oct. 5 kept alive...

Nebraska seeks to keep bowl hopes alive against Maryland

Nov. 22, 2019 3:20 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Winless since early October, Nebraska hasn’t abandoned hopes of salvaging a season that has failed to live up to expectations. The Cornhuskers were ranked No. 24 to start the season and opened with a win over South Alabama before blowing a 17-point lead in a loss at...

Big Ten Spotlight: West Division coaches in long-term deals

Nov. 21, 2019 1:55 PM EST

Scott Frost received a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Nebraska through 2026. The university announced the extension on Saturday before Frost and the Cornhuskers took the field against Wisconsin. "I'm grateful,” Frost said. “This is where I want to be. People in Nebraska know me...

No. 15 Badgers carry their West hopes with them to Nebraska

Nov. 14, 2019 4:31 PM EST

No. 15 Wisconsin (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten, No. 14 CFP) at Nebraska (4-5, 2-4), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (BTN) Line: Wisconsin by 14 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 9-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Wisconsin is two games behind Minnesota in the West and is going to need help to win the division. The Badgers must beat Nebraska,...

Injury-plagued Purdue scores late, beats Nebraska 31-27

Nov. 2, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue may be forced to adjust yet again after quarterback Jack Plummer became the latest player sidelined on a team plagued by injuries. Head coach Jeff Brohm said Plummer will likely miss the remainder of the season with a right ankle injury suffered in a 31-27 victory over...

Purdue, Nebraska looking for turnaround week amid tailspins

Nov. 1, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

Purdue and Nebraska took time this week to look long and hard at what's ailing their programs. Boilermakers coach Jeff Brohm emphasized the need to make corrections. Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost challenged his guys to play with more passion. On Saturday, everyone will find out whose message broke through. "There...

Christian McCaffrey's baby brother toughened up in backyard

Oct. 31, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska freshman Luke McCaffrey made his true debut in college football last weekend, and one of his rivals in backyard games must have had flashbacks as he watched. That would be Christian McCaffrey, the Carolina Panthers' star running back. Luke is the last of the Brothers...