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Latest Wisconsin vs. Utah State News

Wisconsin Badgers head coach Bret Bielema reacts to a missed field goal during the second quarter against the Utah State Aggies at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

Snap Reactions: Badgers survive, Hoosiers fall senior writer Tom Dienhart watched every single Big Ten football game on Saturday and churned out his usual Snap Reactions after every set of games. Read his take on the early games here, then his take on the afternoon games here, and his final take in the post below. Ball State 41, Indiana 39 1. The defense still has a ways to go, as the Hoosiers lost to Ball State for the third time in a row. Indiana gave up 440 yards. But, worst of all, the Hoosiers allowed Ball State to drive for a game-winning 42-yard field-goal with

Wisconsin Badgers tight end Brian Wozniak (85) is tackled by Utah State Aggies safety McKade Brady (36) after catching a pass during the second quarter at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

Wisconsin survives Utah State, wins 16-14

Utah State’s Josh Thompson missed a 37-yard field goal with seconds remaining, allowing Wisconsin to hold on for a 16-14 victory Saturday night. Thompson missed the kick wide right, preserving a win for the Badgers (2-1). Trailing 14-3 at halftime, the Badgers got an 82-yard punt return from Kenzel Doe to begin their comeback. Montee Ball shook off a rough night to score the go-ahead touchdown on a 17-yard run late in the third quarter. Read the full AP game recap. FOURTH QUARTER: Montee Ball led the ground attack for No. 22 Wisconsin, rushing for 144 yards and one touchdown

Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Jordan Fredrick (9) tries to avoid Utah State Aggies cornerback Devonta Glover-Wright (20) after catching a pass during the first quarter at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

3rd Quarter Recap: Wisconsin 16, Utah State 14

At one point Wisconsin trailed by 11 points, but the Badgers have come back to take a 16-14 lead at the end of the third quarter. Wisconsin made the score 14-10 when Kenzel Doe returned a punt for a touchdown. Montee Ball’s 17-yard touchdown run gave the Badgers the lead 16-14 after a six-play, 43-yard drive. Wisconsin started in good field position when the Badgers returned a punt. Wisconsin didn’t throw a single time on that drive. The Badgers gave up only 20 passing yards during the quarter. Utah State has given up 13 straight points. The Badgers’ Ball topped

Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball (28) is tackled with the football during the first quarter against the Utah State Aggies at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

2nd Quarter Recap: Utah State 14, Wisconsin 3

In the second quarter, Utah State’s Matt Austin caught an 11-yard touchdown pass, and the Aggies now lead 14-3. Wisconsin closed the gap to 7-3 when Kyle French kicked a 19-yard field goal to put the finishing touches on a 62-yard drive. Utah State opened up the lead, 14-3, after marching down the field for a five-play, 24-yard drive that ended when Chuckie Keeton threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Austin. The Aggies began the drive with good field position after Utah State recovered a fumble. The Aggies will start the second half with the ball. [ BY QUARTER |

1st Quarter Recap: Utah State 7, Wisconsin 0

Utah State’s Kerwynn Williams led the offense in the first quarter. He ran for one yards and caught two passes for 48 yards and one touchdown, and the Aggies lead 7-0 at the end of the first quarter. Utah State scored when Chuckie Keeton found Williams open for a 39-yard touchdown pass to finish off a three-play, 51-yard drive, giving the Aggies the game’s first lead. No. 22 Wisconsin is poised to score with the ball at Utah State’s one-yard line to start the second quarter. [ BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT | WEATHER | WATCH ON BTN2GO

Mark Dantonio

Week 3 Previews: Spartans-Irish headline slate

Every week, I rank the Big Ten’s slate of games. Where does your team’s Week 3 game fall on my list? Find out in this post. Remember, on gameday, editors provide Rapid Recaps with quarterly updates from every game. And at the end of each game, I post my Saturday Snap Reactions. Bookmark your game now and come back to track it: Illinois vs. Charleston Southern; Indiana vs. Ball State; Iowa vs. Northern Iowa; Michigan vs. Massachusetts; Michigan State vs. Notre Dame; Minnesota vs. Western Michigan; Nebraska vs. Arkansas State; Northwestern vs. Boston College; Ohio State vs. California; Penn

Revsine's Numbers: Stats weren't too pretty

Wow. Last week didn’t go so well. It was a not a pretty scene, as we sat, mouths agape, in the BTN green room and watched the Big Ten Conference suffer through a difficult Saturday. And that wasn’t just because Gerry DiNardo was drooling. Sorry, too easy. Not true. Though he did pull out his ubiquitous hankie a few times. Anyway, I know that when we launched back in 2007 there was a fear that we might be the TV equivalent of Pravda circulating only the positive spin on the news out of the Kremlin. I hope we’ve shown over

Bret Bielema

Debate it: Team with most sense of urgency

Week 2 was a rough one. Not only did the Big Ten lose six non-conference games for the first time since 2000, it went 1-6 against BCS teams. Of the half-dozen teams that lost, which enters Week 3 with the most sense of urgency? senior writer Tom Dienhart and web editor Brent Yarina debate that topic in this post. Brent: It’s got to be Wisconsin, right? I mean, this was supposed to be the team that would have a cakewalk to its second consecutive Big Ten title game. And two games in, the usually prolific offense looks lost

Troy Stoudermire

Dienhart: 12 Big Ten questions for Week 3

Another Saturday looms. And, I still have questions. For example, can the Iowa offense finally get started? Here are my most pressing queries for each Big Ten team entering Week 3. 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 win if Nathan Scheelhaase isn’t playing quarterback? The attack struggled in a loss at Arizona State with Reilly O’Toole and Miles Osei under center with Scheelhaase out with an ankle injury. O’Toole hit 10-of-14 passes for 54 yards with

Michael Buchanan

Week 3: We predict all 12 Big Ten games

Every week,’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 two weeks, it’s Tom and fans on top, at 19-5, while Brent is in the cellar, at 17-7. See our Week 3 predictions and choose your winners in this post. SEASON RECORDS fans: 19-5; .792 Tom: 19-5; .792 Brent: 17-7; .708 Charleston Southern (0-2) vs. Illinois (1-1) – noon ET, BTN/BTN2Go Tom’s pick: Illinois, 33-7 – The Fighting Illini won’t need