Posted November 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
Rex Burkhead scored the go-ahead touchdown in his return from a knee injury and Nebraska, No. 14 in the BSC standings, beat Iowa 13-7 on Friday to secure a spot in the Big Ten title game. The Huskers (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) will face off against Wisconsin next Saturday in Indianapolis. It'll be a rematch of Nebraska's thrilling 30-27 home win over the Badgers in late September. Burkhead, making his first appearance since aggravating a sprained left knee on Oct. 20 against Northwestern, broke through with a 3-yard TD run to make it 13-7 late in the third quarter. Alonzo Whaley's interception with 2:11 left sealed the victory for Nebraska. The Huskers defense held the Hawkeyes (4-8, 2-6) scoreless in the final three quarters in windy conditions. Mark Weisman had 91 yards rushing for Iowa, which finished the season on a six-game losing streak. The Hawkeyes will miss out on a bowl game for just the second time since 2000. Nebraska's offense spent much of the day stifled by a stiff win...
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