The Wisconsin Badgers (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) turn their attention to this Saturday’s home game against the Purdue Boilermakers, after their thrilling 23-21 come-from-behind win at Nebraska on Saturday.
Rafael Gaglianone booted a 46-yard field goal with four seconds left and sent the Cornhuskers to 0-2 in the Big Ten and 2-4 overall for the first time since 1959.
The Badgers offense struggled in the first three quarters, then put up 221 yards (132 passing and 89 rushing) in the fourth quarter. Running back Dare Ogunbowale rushed 12 times for 83 yards in that final frame.
Purdue (1-5, 0-2) comes to Camp Randall on Saturday coming off a 41-13 home loss to the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Purdue gave up 326 rushing yards and 408 total yards to a Minnesota offense that had struggled coming in.
In two-plus seasons under coach Darrell Hazell, Purdue is 1-17 in the Big Ten and 5-25 overall.
The Badgers should be heavy favorites at home on Saturday their hopes of securing the Big Ten’s West Division title are still alive.