Badgers win a Hawk Fight

Wisconsin breaks through with 10 fourth-quarter points and gets lucky on when a fourth-down hail mary falls just beyond Hawkeye fingertips, allowing Wisconsin to escape win a victory.

P.J. Hill rushed for 113 yards against one of the nation's toughest run defenses to help Wisconsin pull out a nail-biter in Madison, 17-13 over the Hawkeyes. Full Badger Nation coverage to come shortly ... First Quarter

No Scoring

Second Quarter

3-0 IOWA

7 plays, 22 yards, 2:22 TOP, 2:28 Remaining

41-yard Field goal by Daniel Murray

Key Play:

Tyler Donovan attempts to throw a pass to Luke Swan in heavy traffic and gets burned by it, as Iowa's A.J. Edds gets an easy interception setting up the Hawkeyes in excellent field position.

7-3 WISCONSIN

7 plays, 72 yards, 1:39 TOP, :43 Remaining

Travis Beckum three-yard pass from Tyler Donovan (Mehlhaff kick)

Key Play:

in one of the craziest plays you'll ever see, P.J Hill gets stripped at the one-yard line and a melee breaks out in the end zone for the football. Somehow, the ball scoots through six Hawkeyes from the bottom of the pile, making its way right to Marcus Coleman in the back of the end zone for Wisconsin's first score.

According to the official ruling, however, there was an inadvertent whistle and the touchdown by Coleman was voided. Instead, the Badgers got the option to take the ball at the three-yard line for first and goal.

10-7 IOWA

5 plays, 62 yards, :32 TOP, :04 Remaining

Derrell Johnson-Koulianos 21-yard pass from Jake Christensen (Murray kick)

Key Play:

Bielema choose to deploy the squib kick, which turned out to be a huge mistake. Iowa got excellent field position and made the Badgers pay for it by marching right down the field.

Third Quarter

No Scoring

Fourth Quarter

14-10 Wisconsin

11 plays, 68 yards, 5:51 TOP, 9:42 Remaining

P.J. Hill 2-yard run (Mehlhaff kick)

Key Play:

P.J. Hill was the workhorse on the Badgers scoring drive, carrying the ball on 10 of the 11 plays on the drive, garnering 43 yards and the touchdown.

14-13 Wisconsin

7 plays, 33 yards, 3:03 TOP, 6:29 Remaining

37-yard Field goal by Daniel Murray

17-13 Wisconsin

7 plays, 47 yards, 4:09 TOP, 2:02 Remaining

40-yard Field goal by Taylor Mehlhaff

Key Play:

Tyler Donovan diving for the first down on a key third-and-six in Wisconsin territory.


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