Posted November 23, 2012 on
The Nebraska Cornhuskers escape with a 13-7 win in Iowa City on Friday.
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With a victory at Iowa, Nebraska earned at least a share of the Legends Division title and clinched a berth in the second annual Big Ten Football Championship Game. The Cornhuskers will face two-time defending Big Ten Champion Wisconsin, which won the inaugural title game last season. The Big Ten Football Championship Game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Lucas Oil Stadium...
Will Compton has been with Bo Pelini for all the ups and downs within the Nebraska football program the past five years, and no one in the Cornhuskers' camp wants a Big Ten championship more than the middle linebacker from Bonne Terre, Mo.
Andre Almeida had seven of Nebraska's final 12 points, including a dunk with 1:45 left put Nebraska up for good and the Cornhuskers turned back Tulane 61-57 Wednesday.
No. 14 Nebraska traveled to Iowa City with a lot on the line and thanks to a stingy defense and an opportunistic offense they came out of Kinnick with their first ever birth in the Big Ten Championship game thanks to a narrow 13-7 win in the 2nd annual Heroes Game.
"Well, that was hard," said Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini following the game. "We knew it was going...