Posted December 04, 2011 on
Wisconsin's special teams have been the maligned unit all season for the Badgers. On the conference's biggest stage, it was UW's life saver. Wisconsin forced a fumble on kickoff that they put in for seven and Brad Nortman drew a five-yard roughing the kicker penalty, allowing UW to kneel its way to a 42-39 victory over No.11 Michigan State.
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Wisconsin made sure a Hail Mary wouldn't do it in this time. Instead, the Badgers pulled off the late-game heroics.
Heisman candidate Montee Ball ran for 137 yards and three scores, including the 7-yard game winner with 3 minutes, 45 seconds to play, and Wisconsin defeated Michigan State, 42-39, to win the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday night in Indianapolis...
INDIANAPOLIS Aaron Henry waded through the colorful strands of confetti fluttering around him with a singular, all-important celebratory purpose in mind under the bright lights of Lucas Oil Stadium.Henry, Wisconsin's outspoken safety, bounded with unbridled joy toward midfield to snatch a fresh red rose and lift it near his nose for a giant whiff.What did it smell like?"...
Russell Wilson's success as a one-year transfer has reaped an unexpected benefit for Wisconsin.
Coach Bret Bielema says Wilson's smooth transition into the program and his emergence as one of the nation's top quarterbacks has caused an uptick in players who want to transfer to the school. He says about 10 players have contacted Wisconsin to discuss possibly finishing...
Everything is came up roses for Wisconsin, as the Badgers’ 42-39 victory over Michigan State will send quarterback Russell Wilson and the Badgers to Pasadena to take on Oregon in the Jan. 2 edition of the “granddady of them all.”
Wisconsin was victorious in the first-even Big Ten Conference Championship Game late Saturday night, going blow for blow with Michigan State before...
This time, Wisconsin got the stop it needed against Michigan State -- and a big break to wrap up its second straight Big Ten crown. Montee Ball scored four touchdowns, including a 7-yard score with 3:45 left in Saturday night's first Big Ten championship game, giving the 15th-ranked Badgers a 42-39 come-from-behind victory over No.
Going into the half Michigan State led the Big Ten Championship by eight points and was only 30 minutes from earning a trip to the Rose Bowl and knocking off the Wisconsin Badgers once again. Instead the Spartans would come out on the loosing side of a 42-39 war.
Montee Ball ran for three touchdowns including the decisive 7-yard score with 3:45 to go, leading No. 15 Wisconsin past No. 11 Michigan State 42-39 in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game.
Wisconsin's Russell, Borland celebrate after Big Ten title win over
Michigan State, look forward to Rose Bowl.