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No 2 Minute Warning:
Wisconsin and Nebraska collide in the Big East championship game Saturday night.
The Big Ten is still getting used to this whole championship game idea, but at least the two schools meeting in Indianapolis are pretty well adjusted to it. Wisconsin returns to Indianapolis this week to make their second straight trip representing the Leaders Division, although this year they arrive thanks to NCAA sanctions to undefeated Ohio State and second place Penn State. Nebraska, on the other hand, earned their place in the game in their second season in the Big Ten, and two trips to the Big 12 championship game are still fresh in the memories of a number of Huskers.
Can Wisconsin defend their conference crown and return to the Rose Bowl, or can Bo Pelini and his Huskers finally get that conference championship monkey off their backs? Regardless of the outcome, it should make for a competitive and entertaining game.
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Nebraska (10-2, 7-1) vs Wisconsin (7-5, 4-4) 8:17pm FOX: When they met back in late September, the Badgers had built a 17 point lead on the Corn in Lincoln and Taylor Martinez found a way to get his team the W….one of many come-from-behind victories for the Corn in 2012…I (among...
Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead stood shivering on the sideline with his teammates Saturday afternoon, desperately hoping for an opportunity to show his injured left knee was fine. The temperature in Iowa City hovered in the mid-30s, and swirling winds made it nearly impossible to accurately throw the football.
It was the kind of day that called for a powerfully built truck of...
Nebraska and Oklahoma will renew one of college football's greatest rivalries for two seasons.
The schools announced Thursday they have signed a contract that will have the Cornhuskers and Sooners play in 2021 in Norman, Okla., and in 2022 in Lincoln, Neb.
Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne said the schools have a tradition of playing "with great intensity on the field...
On Thursday night, the fourth seeded Nebraska Cornhuskers knocked off the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks, 3-0.
On Monday, Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini said experts would be pretty hard pressed to find a better cornerback in the Big Ten Conference than Ciante Evans.
The courses for the Big Ten championship game opponents were set when they met in late September.
Nebraska came back from a 17-point, third-quarter deficit to beat Wisconsin 30-27 in the conference opener.
The 14th-ranked Cornhuskers continued to win close games. The Badgers kept losing them.
Another tight game is expected when Nebraska (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) and Wisconsin (7-5,...
On Saturday night, the Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-2) and the Wisconsin Badgers (7-5) will face off in the second Big Ten Championship Game.
While the game features last year’s champion, Wisconsin, this season’s championship has a much different feel then the Wisconsin-Michigan State classic from 2011, and the two teams’ paths to this game couldn’t be much different.