Found September 15, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The ending to Arizona State's 32-30 victory over Wisconsin on Saturday night was downright bizarre. With the ball in field goal range, no timeouts left and time winding down, Badgers QB Joel Stave centered the ball and took a knee, assuming he'd have time for a clock-killing spike on the next play. Only there was no next play. [ PHOTOS: College football's hottest WAGS of 2013 ] The Sun Devils jumped on the ball after Stave laid it on the turf, thinking he had not taken a knee and thus fumbled. The refs then took a long time spotting the ball for the next play, so much so that time ran out on Wisconsin and ASU escaped with a victory. The wife of ex-Wisconsin head coach and current Arkansas head man Bret Bielema, Jen, poured salt in the wound of Badger fans after months of seeing her husband hounded on Twitter by them. #karma -- Jen Bielema (@jenbielema) September 15, 2013 Needless to say, that didn't go over well in the Twittersphere. " @jenbielema : #karma " wow, that's really cold for a bunch of players your husband walked out on. -- Colin Benedict (@cbenedict) September 15, 2013 Do you know what karma means? And didn't your husband recruit those players? Dummy RT @jenbielema #karma -- Mitch Moss (@MitchMoss24) September 15, 2013 #Clueless #Classless RT" @jenbielema : #karma " -- Eric Wagers (@ericwagers) September 15, 2013 " @jenbielema : #karma " wow! That's messed up. Plus she just tweeted herself after this. Did you go off your meds again? #bequiet -- Chris Talbott (@catmark) September 15, 2013 @jenbielema thanks for proving us right. #stayclassy -- JackieH (@jlhalvy) September 15, 2013 And those are just the clean responses. [ PHOTOS: College football's hottest cheerleaders gallery ] Is anyone else really hoping for an Arkansas-Wisconsin bowl game now? Most popular on : - GALLERY: Grading college football's new 2013 uniforms - NFL draft's top 50 busts: Where are they now? - VIDEOS: Top 10 biggest hits in college football history - PHOTOS: College football Top 20 best helmets - PHOTOS: College FB Pro Combat helmet concepts go viral - Top 25 college football player names of 2013 - College football's funniest names ever ft. Jim Bob Cooter - College football's Top 20 super fans in America

Bizarre finish in the desert

Joel Stave's stumble led to one of college football's strangest finishes. His team trailing by 2, the Wisconsin quarterback tried to take a knee at the center of the field to set up a potential winning field goal against Arizona State Saturday night. Stave stumbled as he tried to kneel after being clipped by one of his linemen and plopped the ball on the 15-yard line, causing...

Arizona State 32, Wisconsin 30: Curious Set of Circumstances Cost Badgers Shot at a Win

    Stave taking a knee - video proof — Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) September 15, 2013     In one of the more bizzare finishes in recent college football history, the Arizona State Sun Devils hung on for a 32-30 Victory over No. 20 ranked Wisconsin Saturday night in Tempe. Arizona State running back Marion Grice had 134...

Badgers suffer strange 32-30 loss to Arizona State

Wisconsin was in position for a potential game-winning field goal, needing only to move the ball to the middle of the field. But as quarterback Joel Stave tried to kneel, he ran into one of his offensive linemen and set the ball on the ground. The ensuing confusion ended up costing the 20th-ranked Badgers the game. Wisconsin lost precious seconds after Stave's confusing kneel...

Pereira: Wisconsin should have gotten another play

I know you've all seen or done this You're driving and there's a crash on the other side of the road and you can't help but look. And sometimes what you see can make you sick in the pit of your stomach. Well, there was a train wreck in Tempe Saturday night at the end of the Wisconsin-Arizona State game. While there was much confusion on the field -- and blame...

Todd Graham: 'The best team won that game'

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After the Pac-12's reprimand of officials for mishandling the end of Arizona State's 32-30 win over Wisconsin on Saturday, Arizona State coach Todd Graham on Monday defended his team's win. "I'm proud of our guys and how they played, and they deserved to win," Graham said. "I firmly believe the best team won that game." Graham...

What happened? Even ASU, Wisconsin not sure

TEMPE, Ariz. -- When Arizona State's players and coach Todd Graham arrived for the postgame press conference Saturday night, no one seemed entirely certain what had happened at the end of their 32-30 win over No. 20 Wisconsin. Regardless, the Sun Devils left the field with a marquee win over the Badgers after a bizarre frenzy that game officials failed to stop, leaving both...

Badgers five things: Wisconsin looked unsettled late vs. Arizona State

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...

Officials from Wisconsin-ASU game reprimanded

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded the officials in Saturday night's game between Wisconsin and Arizona State for their actions in the bizarre closing seconds. The Pac-12 said the officials did not act with enough urgency or properly administer the end of game situation when Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave awkwardly took a knee and the clock ran out on...

Officials from Wisconsin-ASU game reprimanded by Pac-12

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. As Andersen...

Wisconsin-Arizona State ending a total mess (Video)

Wisconsin lost to Arizona State on Saturday night 32-30 after a controversial ending went against them. The Badgers converted a 3rd and 3 on a 6-yard pass and their receiver stepped out of bounds with 18 seconds left. Wisconsin had the ball at the ASU 13 with no timeouts left. Quarterback Joel Stave was instructed […]

Arizona State escapes with a win over the Badgers in controversial fashion

No one really knows what officially happened at the end of the Wisconsin Badgers controversial 32-30 loss to Arizona State. It appeared that Badgers quarterback Joel Stave performed a hybrid of kneeling/spiking the ball which confused a questionable set of Pac-12 officials who then went on to botch the entire play completely. Regardless of whether the Sun Devils deserved the win...

Report: Pac-12 Commish Larry Scott “Reprimanded” And Took “Sanctions Against” Officials From ASU-UW Game

The fallout from the end of Saturday’s affair between Arizona State and Wisconsin continued earlier this afternoon, when Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott made an announcement regarding punishments for the officials working the game. Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandel tweeted out the news – we’ll have specifics for you once they’re released. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott...
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