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Nathan Scheelhaase

Did You See This? Scheelhaase tries to high-five ref

Think Nathan Scheelhaase was excited about his first touchdown run since Week 1? Well, the Illinois quarterback did attempt to high-five an official following his second-quarter run Saturday at Wisconsin. To little surprise the ref wanted no part of the high-five. Scheelhaase had reason to be excited, though, as his scoring scamper gave Illinois its first lead, 7-0, since it struck first in a Week 4’s 52-24 home loss to Louisiana Tech. Illinois didn’t have much to celebrate the rest of the way Saturday en route to a 31-14 loss at Camp Randall Stadium. Scheelhaase explained his motive behind the

Joel Stave

Dienhart: Illinois-Wisconsin Snap Reactions

Every Saturday, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart watches all the Big Ten action and offers his Snap Reactions. Earlier today he offered his thoughts from Michigan State and Penn State’s comeback victories over Indiana and Northwestern, respectively. Here, he looks at Wisconsin’s 31-14 victory over Illinois. Wisconsin 31, Illinois 14 Illinois Wisconsin First downs 15 18 Rushing 5 10 Passing 10 7 Penalty 0 1 3rd Down Efficiency 5-16, 31% 2-10, 20% 4th down efficiency 1-1, 100% 0-0, -% Rushes-Yards 34-106 33-173 Passing Yards 178 254 Return Yards 93 26 Completions-Attempts-Int 18-30-1 16-25-1 Sacks-Yards Lost 4-23 0-0 Punts 8 5

Montee Ball & James White

Wisconsin sends Illinois to third straight loss

Joel Stave threw two touchdown passes and Wisconsin’s running game showed signs of life as the Badgers defeated Illinois 31-14 on Saturday. Stave threw for 254 yards for the Badgers (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten), who rushed for 173 yards – 96 in the fourth quarter. The offensive struggles of the Illini (2-4, 0-2) continued, with quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase the only positive. He finished with 178 yards passing and 84 rushing as Illinois gained 287 yards overall. [VIDEO: Scheelhaase tries to high-five ref after TD run] Scheelhaase ran for a 5-yard touchdown in the first quarter and threw for an 8-yard

Taylor Barton

3rd quarter recap: Wisconsin 10, Illinois 7

Illinois’ Nathan Scheelhaase led the offense in the third quarter. He threw for 19 yards and ran for 42 yards, but the Fighting Illini now trail 10-7. Wisconsin’s James White ran for 28 yards in the quarter. The Badgers have scored the last 10 points. A seven-play, 58-yard scoring drive by Wisconsin snapped the 7-7 standstill, as Kyle French drilled a 46-yard field goal. The Badgers will start the fourth quarter with the ball on Illinois’ 31-yard line. [ PREVIEWS | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT | WEATHER ] EDITOR’S NOTE In partnership with Narrative Science, BTN.com posts

James White

2nd quarter recap: Wisconsin 7, Illinois 7

Wisconsin’s James White caught a 62-yard touchdown pass in the quarter, and the two teams are tied 7-7 at the end of the second. Illinois struck first when Nathan Scheelhaase scrambled for a five-yard touchdown run, the final play of a two-play, 28-yard drive. Steve Hull’s interception of a Joel Stave pass set the Fighting Illini up to start the drive. The Badgers tied the score at seven apiece after Stave found White open for a 62-yard touchdown pass to finish off a five-play, 79-yard drive. Wisconsin will get the ball to start the second half. [ PREVIEWS | BY

1st quarter recap: Wisconsin 0, Illinois 0

The first quarter was so slow, the teams combined for more punts than points, and the game is tied 0-0 at the end of the first quarter. There were three punts in the quarter as neither team could find a way to move the ball. Wisconsin will start the second quarter with possession on its own 27-yard line. [ PREVIEWS | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT | WEATHER ] Here’s more from BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart: Player on the spot: Wisconsin QB Joel Stave. He has started the past two games but was replaced late last week by Danny

Dave Revsine Headshot

Revsine's Numbers: Nebraska offense dials it up

This week’s college football slate is nothing short of phenomenal: Georgia-South Carolina, LSU-Florida, and West Virginia-Texas are among about a half dozen intriguing games. The Big Ten has its share of good ones, including a match-up of ranked teams in Columbus, as Nebraska visits Ohio State. It seems as good a place as any to jump into this week’s “Numbers.” I never would have thought this at the outset of the year, given their struggles down the stretch last season and my concerns about Taylor Martinez in the passing game, but I’m more and more convinced that the Huskers have

Michigan's Denard Robinson

Week 6: We predict all five Big Ten games

Every week, BTN.com’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) offer their predictions for each Big Ten football game. We also provide a poll for all of the games so fans can vote for their winners. After five weeks, it’s BTN.com fans on top, at 41-11, while Tom is one game out and Brent sits two back. See our Week 6 predictions and choose your winners in this post. Listen to Dienhart on Wednesday night’s “#BTNLive”: SEASON RECORDS BTN.com fans: 41-11; .788 Tom: 40-12; .769 Brent: 39-13; .750 [RELATED: Week 6 Power Rankings | Week 6 Player Rankings | Week

Tony Lippett

Dienhart: Week 6 Big Ten questions

Another Saturday looms. And, I have questions. Here are my most pressing queries for Big Ten teams entering Week 6, the second week of conference play. Read all of my Big Ten coverage here and don’t forget to send any of your questions my way for my weekly Big Ten Mailbag. Illinois Can the Fighting Illini get on track? This is a team that needs something positive to happen—anything—that is positive. Illinois is coming off consecutive blowout losses at home, losing 52-24 to Louisiana Tech and 35-7 to Penn State. Now comes back-to-back road games at Wisconsin and Michigan. Bottom