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Sunday, April 21, 2024

Michael Tews


Football: Badgers ready to renew Border Battle

While the agony of defeat may be a harsh pill to swallow, the Wisconsin football team (3-2 Big Ten, 7-2 overall) showcased its resiliency with a convincing 62-17 victory over Purdue, avenging two consecutive losses on the road. Wisconsin’s exceptional running attack was in full force as junior running back Montee Ball rushed for a career-high 223 yards and tied Brian Calhoun’s school record of 24 touchdowns in a season.


Wisconsin aims to learn from adversity

Coming into the showdown against Ohio State, the No. 19 Wisconsin football team (2-2 Big Ten, 6-2 overall) was poised to make a statement and redeem itself after a devastating loss at Michigan State. Yet, in spite of the Badgers late rally, the nightmare from MSU returned when Buckeyes freshman quarterback Braxton Miller connected on a 40-yard touchdown to freshman wide receiver Devin Smith to nullify Wisconsin’s incredible comeback and give the Buckeyes a 33-29 victory.

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