3rd Quarter Recap: Wisconsin 27, Nebraska 27

Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez threw for 82 yards and one touchdown and ran for 44 yards and one touchdown in the quarter, and the two teams are tied 27-27 at the end of the third. The Cornhuskers have scored 17 straight points.

Wisconsin opened up the lead, 27-10, after Montee Ball ran two yards to paydirt to end a four-play, 13-yard drive. The Badgers began the drive with good field position after Wisconsin recovered a fumble.

Nebraska made the score 27-17 after Martinez kept it himself for a 38-yard touchdown run to finish off a 77-yard drive.

The Cornhuskers closed the gap to 27-24 when Martinez found Kyler Reed open for a 10-yard touchdown pass to clinch a 75-yard drive.

Nebraska got even after Brett Maher kicked a 38-yard field goal to end a seven-play, 47-yard drive that tied the score at 27.

The Badgers will start the fourth quarter with possession at midfield.

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