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Taylor over 200 again in No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win over Neb

Nov. 16, 2019 6:17 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska always brings out the best in Jonathan Taylor. The Wisconsin star ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns in the No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win on Saturday in a performance that further etched his name into the record books. Taylor became the first Football Bowl Subdivision...

Taylor over 200 again in No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win over Neb

Nov. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Aaron Cruickshank ran back a kickoff 89 yards for a score, and No. 15 Wisconsin beat Nebraska 37-21 on Saturday. Taylor became the first Football Bowl Subdivision player since at least 2000 to run for 200 yards three times against...

No. 7 Minnesota takes its perfect season to No. 23 Iowa

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota proved it was for real by beating No. 9 Penn State last weekend. The next challenge for the seventh-ranked Golden Gophers (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) will be to knock off yet another ranked opponent Saturday — in a stadium where they haven’t won in 20 years. No. 23...

Huskers brace for No. 15 Badgers’ Taylor-led rushing attack

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The issue for wary Nebraska fans this week isn’t whether the Cornhuskers can upset No. 15 Wisconsin. It’s about how many yards Jonathan Taylor will run for this time. The Badgers’ star has rushed for more than 200 yards two straight years against Nebraska and will...

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,...

Taylor's big day helps No. 16 Badgers edge No. 18 Iowa 24-22

Nov. 9, 2019 10:02 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The best players close out games, and that's what Jonathan Taylor did Saturday night. Taylor rushed for 130 of his season-high 250 yards in the fourth quarter, and Danny Davis ran for a touchdown and caught another as No. 16 Wisconsin outlasted No. 18 Iowa 24-22. Taylor became the...

No. 18 Iowa looks to snap losing streak vs. No. 16 Badgers

Nov. 8, 2019 2:39 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz used last week's bye to get away. The 64-year-old coach went to a high school football game, and he and his wife, Mary, watched their son, Steve, help lead Central Michigan to its sixth win, which made the Chippewas bowl eligible. "That was fun to be a fan and...

No. 13 Wisconsin hosts No. 18 Iowa after back-to-back losses

Nov. 7, 2019 3:40 PM EST

No. 18 Iowa (6-2, 3-2 Big Ten, No. 18 CFP) at No. 16 Wisconsin (6-2, 3-2, No. 13), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Wisconsin by 8 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 47-43-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Iowa looks to capture its third straight win and first signature victory of the season. The Hawkeyes are winless...

No. 13 Minnesota looks to seal up Big Ten West

Nov. 7, 2019 3:33 PM EST

Minnesota was supposed to be an afterthought in the Big Ten West race. But the surging Gophers might all but wrap up the division by Saturday night. No. 13 Minnesota (8-0, 5-0 Big Ten) enters Saturday's home showdown with No. 5 Penn State (8-0, 5-0) with a chance to take a two-game lead in the West with three to...

No. 5 Penn St., No. 13 Minnesota set for clash of unbeatens

Nov. 7, 2019 3:01 AM EST

What to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 5 Penn State at No. 13 Minnesota The Nittany Lions (8-0, 5-0 Big Ten, No. 4 CFP) and Gophers (8-0, 5-0, No. 17) play in what Minnesota coach PJ Fleck is calling one of the biggest games in program history. The last time two top-15 teams in The...