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Wisconsin lost an absolute heartbreaker on Saturday night, 32-30, at Arizona State. Like many of the Badgers' losses in recent years, the game was close and contained its share of controversy when Wisconsin ran out of time before spiking a ball to set up a potential game-winning field goal.
This is one of those losses that will probably linger for quite some time because of the manner in which the game ended -- and the mistakes made by officials in the waning seconds.
Handing out grade's for Wisconsin's Week 3 performance:
Rushing offense: B-plus
Melvin Gordon was an absolute stud Saturday night, and you have to wonder if his performance will lead to even more carries moving forward. Gordon finished the game with 15 carries for 193 yards and two touchdowns. Through three games this season, he is averaging 12.9 yards per carry. When you factor in that his career yards-per-carry average was 8.8 entering the season, it makes it difficult to take the guy off the field.
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Quick, name the player that is the clear favorite for the Heisman Trophy this season?
OK, seriously, give up guessing already because through three weeks of the college football season we haven't seen anyone break out ahead of the pack in the race for the Heisman Trophy.
Well, then let us suggest one name people probably didn't have on their...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Gary Andersen didn't complain when asked about the lack of adversity No.20 Wisconsin faced leading up to its road test at Arizona State. The way the Badgers' first-year head coach saw it, his veteran team was well-equipped to handle the variety of challenges that would test their mental mettle.
He also refused to complain after it appears Wisconsin had a...
In over a decade of watching football, both collegiate and professional, I am not sure if I have ever seen a mistake like this. Yes, you could point to mistakes like last year’s Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks game where the referees blew the games. However, those were replacement referees. But, tonight, this game and these refs made those replacement referees look like...
MADISON, Wis. -- In the aftermath of the most controversial loss this college football season, all Gary Andersen could stress was accountability. Nothing would change Wisconsin's 32-30 defeat against Arizona State on Saturday night, but somebody in charge needed to acknowledge referees botched the game's final sequence to provide at least a small measure of closure.
No. 24 Wisconsin is trying to move past an excruciating and bizarre loss, and focus on its Big Ten opener against Purdue.
The Badgers (2-1) lost 32-30 to Arizona State when officials erred in allowing the clock to expire, denying the Badgers the opportunity to attempt a possible game-winning field goal. The Pac-12 issued a statement Monday acknowledging the errors by its officiating...
Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave thought he had downed the football, but the refs kept the clock running and gave Arizona State a bizarre, 32-30 win.
The No. 20 Wisconsin Badgers will hit the road this Saturday to play the Arizona State sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, AZ.
Wisconsin (2-0) and Arizona State (1-0) will be looking to keep their perfect records in tact in a game that airs on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 10:30 pm ET. (8:30 pm MT)
This game figures to be a difficult task for Wisconsin and it shows on the...
Wisconsin football fans are used to their share of close-game heartbreak in recent years, and they can add another epic defeat to the list following Saturday night's stunning 32-30 loss against Arizona State.
Badgers quarterback Joel Stave took a 2-yard loss to help his team line up a potential 32-yard game-winning field goal in the middle of the field. But in a bizarre series...