ANN ARBOR— No. 12 Michigan is undefeated since opening with a seven-point loss at Notre Dame, building momentum and confidence while waiting for its next opportunity to earn an impressive win. The Wolverines (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) won’t have to wait much longer. No. 15 Wisconsin (4-1, 2-0) is coming to play under the lights Saturday night at the Big House in what may prove to be a pivotal game in the conference’s championship race. “Everybody knew that this was going to
Lost among Alex Hornibrook’s third-quarter interception, Rafael Gaglianone’s miss in the final minute and a final result that may have crushed the University of Wisconsin’s playoff hopes was one of the few Badgers players who enjoyed a milestone day in Saturday’s 24-21 loss to BYU. Running back Taiwan Deal, who missed 22 games over the past two seasons with ankle injuries, scored twice -- his first times reaching the end zone since his redshirt freshman season in 2015.
MADISON — BYU coach Kalani Sitake viewed Wisconsin’s brand of smashmouth football as a blueprint for success. The Cougars followed the plan to perfection Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Squally Canada ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns and BYU handed mistake-prone Wisconsin its first nonconference home loss since 2003 with a 24-21 victory. Wisconsin (2-1) had one last chance to avoid an upset with a drive that started with 3 minutes, 55 seconds left at the 8. But normally