It happened. Was it right? Of course not, but those responsible have admitted their mistake. The problem is, the Arizona State-Wisconsin score from 2013 will stand and there is nothing anyone can do about it.
That said, Wisconsin must move on and do so quickly.
On Saturday, the Badgers open up Big Ten play against Purdue at home in Madison. The Badgers will be favored in that game — as they should be. But they should not assume Purdue gives a damn about the circumstances revolving around their loss to Arizona State.
Purdue is fresh off a game where they had Notre Dame looking for the door. The Boilermakers could smell blood. They admirably went for the kill and it backfired. But now they know. Now they know they can play with anybody on any given Saturday.
The Wisconsin Badgers are still serious contenders to make it to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship game and possibly make a fourth consecutive Rose Bowl trip. It all starts Saturday, and if they don’t have the remnants of ...