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No. 23 Wisconsin still has hope in Big Ten despite struggles

Oct. 15, 2018 7:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Their playoffs hopes are all but gone. The defense is banged up. The offense struggled in a blowout loss to Michigan. At least one big goal is still in play for No. 23 Wisconsin: the Badgers still control their destiny to win the Big Ten West and get to the conference title game. The...

Patterson-led No. 12 Michigan routs No. 15 Wisconsin 38-13

Oct. 14, 2018 12:00 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson had his best day running the ball and was pretty good at throwing it, too. Patterson accounted for 214 yards of offense and a touchdown, leading No. 12 Michigan to a 38-13 victory over No. 15 Wisconsin on Saturday night. The Wolverines called some plays designed for...

No. 12 Michigan, No. 15 Wisconsin meet in marquee matchup

Oct. 12, 2018 2:46 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 12 Michigan is undefeated since opening with a seven-point loss at Notre Dame, building momentum and confidence while waiting for its next opportunity to earn an impressive win. The Wolverines (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) won't have to wait much longer. No. 15 Wisconsin (4-1, 2-0) is...

No. 12 Michigan, No. 15 Wisconsin meet in big Big Ten game

Oct. 11, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

No. 15 Wisconsin (4-1, 2-0 Big Ten) at No. 12 Michigan (5-1, 3-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC). Line: Michigan by 8. Series record: Michigan leads 50-15-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Both teams need a win to bolster their chance to reach the Big Ten championship game and to possibly earn a spot in the College Football Playoff. KEY...

Wisconsin receiver pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Oct. 11, 2018 11:44 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges alleging that he sexually assaulted two drunken women in his apartment earlier this year. Cephus entered the plea to charges of second- and third-degree sexual assault during a hearing in Madison on Thursday. The...

Wisconsin-Michigan crossover game tops Big Ten's schedule

Oct. 11, 2018 3:00 AM EDT

Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 15 Wisconsin (4-1, 2-0) at No. 12 Michigan (5-1, 3-0). This crossover game is huge for the Wolverines and Badgers. Michigan is beginning a tough stretch that also includes a visit to Michigan State and a home game against Penn State. It can...

Wisconsin receiver sues university over discipline probe

Oct. 10, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Embattled University of Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus is suing the school because he says a disciplinary probe it is conducting while he's trying to defend himself in a criminal sexual assault case violates his rights. Cephus was suspended from the Badgers in August after he was...

Injuries will test depth of secondary at No. 15 Wisconsin

Oct. 8, 2018 4:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Add Wisconsin safety D'Cota Dixon to the growing list of injuries in the secondary for No. 15 Wisconsin. Dixon had his right foot in a protective boot on Monday after getting hurt late in last week's 41-24 victory over Nebraska. The senior said the boot was just a precaution after...

Big deal, Big House: Wisconsin poses tough test for Michigan

Oct. 8, 2018 4:29 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 15 Wisconsin is coming to the Big House, and everyone is paying attention. "This is one of those games that you see on the schedule," star linebacker Devin Bush Jr. said Monday. "You got to get those first six games out of the way, but you know this game is coming. Now that...

No. 16 Wisconsin's run game wears down Nebraska in 41-24 win

Oct. 7, 2018 12:56 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Having to face Jonathan Taylor in the fourth quarter almost seems unfair for a weary defense. Good luck stopping him once he gets going. Taylor ran for 221 yards and three scores, including a career-best 88-yarder in the fourth, and No. 16 Wisconsin's punishing ground game wore down...