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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. 13 Wisconsin looks for redemption against No. 3 Buckeyes

Oct. 25, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Day has an idea of how Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst feels right now. Unassuming Illinois sneaked up on the then-No. 6 Badgers last week and likely ruined what was starting to look like a steady climb into College Football Playoff contention. Day, the first-year Ohio State coach,...

Day: Wisconsin loss doesn't diminish matchup with Ohio State

Oct. 22, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Though Ohio State's matchup with Wisconsin this week is no longer a showdown of unbeaten top-10 teams, Buckeyes coach Ryan Day says that doesn't change a thing. The Badgers (6-1, 3-1 Big Ten) suffered a shocking 24-23 loss to Illinois last Saturday after being favored by more than 30...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Week before showdown, Wisconsin exposed

Oct. 20, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

On Friday night, No. 4 Ohio State went to Northwestern and buried a struggling and outclassed opponent, just the way an elite team is supposed to do. For those glancing ahead to next week, it was hard not to think: Boy, Wisconsin messed around with Northwestern and only beat the Wildcats by nine. Hmmm. Transitive...

No. 6 Wisconsin hits the road against underdog Illinois

Oct. 18, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — No. 6 Wisconsin will find itself in strange surroundings Saturday — somewhere other than Camp Randall Stadium. After five straight home games, the Badgers will hit the road for the first time since the season opener when they visit Illinois on Saturday. The road game against...

Ohio State, Wisconsin take top midseason awards in Big Ten

Oct. 17, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

Ohio State, Wisconsin and Penn State give the Big Ten three top-10 teams at the halfway point of the season, and all of them have their sights set on ending the conference's two-year drought in the College Football Playoff. The No. 4 Buckeyes and No. 6 Badgers have been particularly impressive. Ohio State has the...

AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team

Oct. 15, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team released Tuesday. No. 2 LSU, No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 12 Oregon each placed three players on the first team, tying...

No. 8 Badgers post 4th shutout in 38-0 win over Spartans

Oct. 12, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he knew the Spartans were going to have to stop Jonathan Taylor if they were going to have any shot at stealing a win at No. 8 Wisconsin on Saturday. The Spartans' defense limited Taylor to just 80 yards on 26 carries, marking the first time this...