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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Forget all the white noise surrounding the Ohio State-Wisconsin showdown on Saturday.
If the Badgers can run the ball at will -- and the Buckeyes are unable to stop them -- it's game, set, match.
"Their strength is their run game and their power game and that's what they do best," Ohio State defensive end John Simon said. "It's our job to stop that. If we can stop the run, that'll be big for us."
Wisconsin's rushing attack is built on a talented offensive line, an unshakeable self-assurance in their ability to move the chains, some odd personnel alignments and human projectiles named Montee Ball, James White and Curt Phillips.
Ohio State, thanks to 1,000-yard quarterback Braxton Miller and blossoming sophomore Carlos Hyde, averages more yards on the ground per game -- 256 to 219.
But the Badgers passed just seven times in their last game, a 62-14 beatdown of Indiana in which they rushed for 564 yards.
In that game, Ball ...
BEST OF MAXIM
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin senior running back Montee Ball has made history, tying the all-time NCAA FBS career touchdown record.
Ball scored his 78th career touchdown Saturday on a 7-yard run up the middle with 7:30 remaining in the second quarter against Ohio State at Camp Randall Stadium to trim Wisconsin's deficit to 14-7. He joins Travis Prentice from Miami (Ohio) atop the...
Montee Ball is in charge of the entertainment for Wisconsin's senior day.
Needing just two touchdowns to become the all-time leader in major college football, the Badgers running back would like nothing more than to get the record Saturday when Wisconsin (7-3, 4-2 Big Ten) hosts unbeaten Ohio State in Ball's final game at Camp Randall Stadium.
Ball has 77 career touchdowns...
Wisconsin running back Montee Ball has tied the major college career touchdown record, scoring on a 7-yard run against No. 6 Ohio State on Saturday.
It was the 78th touchdown of Ball's career, matching the mark set by Travis Prentice of Miami (Ohio) in 1999. Ball already has a share of the FBS single-season touchdown record, matching Barry Sanders' long-standing mark of...
Forget all the white noise surrounding the Ohio State-Wisconsin showdown on Saturday.
If the Badgers can run the ball at will - and the Buckeyes are unable to stop them - it's game, set, match.
''Their strength is their run game and their power game and that's what they do best,'' Ohio State defensive end John Simon said. ''It's our job to stop...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - It used to be that Ohio State players despised their longtime enemies to the north, Michigan, and abided everyone else on their schedule.
Now the Buckeyes also have a special level of dislike for the Wisconsin Badgers.
"I don't want to go on record saying that I hate Wisconsin more than Michigan," Buckeyes wide receiver Corey Brown said...
Montee Ball leaped over the pile toward the goal line, holding the ball out in front of him.
The major college career touchdown record, the tying score, the momentum - it was all right there for Ball and the Wisconsin Badgers.
And then it wasn't, as Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier punched the ball out of Ball's hands.
Wisconsin still managed to force overtime on Jacob...
Stanford hosted Oregon State last week, and the game resulted in the crew’s second push of the year. I added a third push when Virginia benefited from one of the worst phantom pass interference calls in recent memory against Miami. Ties are no fun, and with a push, no one wins. So here’s hoping that week 12 will be a bit more definitive. I’ve often wondered why all...
The playoffs are here. No time to mess around now. Put in your best lineup and let the best man win. Here are the key fantasy games on the docket. Seems that the most intriguing action is backloaded later in the day.12:00pm ETIowa at MichiganIt's Senior Day in Ann Arbor, but it appears Denard Robinson will be nothing more than a spectator in this one. Northwestern at Michigan...
It's a pretty safe assumption that when you turn on your TV set for Wisconsin vs. Ohio State your about to see something crazy and once again these two delivered as Ohio State remained unbeaten with a 21-14 overtime victory. All this result told us is that Ohio State is good, good enough to outlast the best efforts of their opponents and in the end isn't the W all that matters...
What do you get when you combine Wisconsin and Ohio State? Besides fans that HATE each other, awesome tailgates, and a ton of trash talking - you also get really good football games. At least that's the case over the last decade or so. Since 1999 these two teams have played 11 games with the Buckeyes holding just a 6-5 record and the average margin of victory is just 11 points...
The Wisconsin Badgers held Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller to his worst game of the season, but it wasn’t quite enough with the Buckeyes prevailing 21-14 in overtime at Camp Randall.
It was the first time the Badgers (7-4, 4-3) have played in multiple overtime games since the 2000 season and their second straight loss at home.
What It Means: Defensively the Badgers were...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Its spot in the Big Ten title game already assured, Wisconsin now gets a chance to prove it deserves it.
Knocking off No. 6 Ohio State (10-0, 6-0 Big Ten) would go a long way toward erasing that asterisk hanging over the Badgers these days. Wisconsin, you see, actually trails the Buckeyes by two games in the Leaders Division, but it's the Badgers (7-3, 4...