Iowa Hawkeyes defeat Wisconsin Badgers, 20-10
Madison — Deflated, disheartened and, ultimately, defeated.
For University of Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema and his players, their game against rival Iowa on Saturday afternoon - a game that presented an opportunity to remain in the thick of the chase for the Big Ten Conference football title - turned out to be a dud.
"I'm just frustrated, pretty mad obviously," UW junior strong safety Jay Valai said after the Hawkeyes dominated the second half to rally for a 20-10 vi...
Madison — Maybe Chris Borland can kick field goals, too.
The University of Wisconsin freshman linebacker has handled everything else thrown his way, be it special teams, the nickel package or, as was the case Saturday, filling in for injured starter Mike Taylor.
Borland assumed Taylor's spot at weak-side linebacker with 6 minutes 49 seconds left in the first half and proceeded to make eight of his team-high 10 tackles in the remaining 2½ quarters.
"He made a lot o...
Madison — The goal for the Wisconsin Badgers' offense Saturday was to get physical, and for a while it was.
The Badgers threw the first punches in their border war with Iowa, scoring twice on their first three possessions to take a 10-0 lead. In the end, though, they got sand kicked in their faces again.
The Badgers' attack grew less productive as the game wore on. They gained just 58 yards and a mere three first downs in the second half after getting almost three ti...