Posts tagged "Wisconsin"

Soldier Field Blowout: Wisconsin Dominates NIU 49-7

Soldier Field Blowout: Wisconsin Dominates NIU 49-7
The Soldier Field Showdown II quickly turned into the Soldier Field Beatdown as the #7/#8 Wisconsin Badgers (3-0) flashed their offensive dominance in a 49-7 win over the Northern Illinois Huskies (1-2). It’s time to start calling QB Russell Wilson “Mr. Efficient” because the guy was almost perfect while completing 23 of his 32 passes... Read more »

#7/#8 Wisconsin vs. Northern Illinois (Soldier Field Showdown II): Game Preview

#7/#8 Wisconsin vs. Northern Illinois (Soldier Field Showdown II): Game Preview
This weekend, the #7/#8 Wisconsin Badgers (2-0) will play their first game of the season away from Camp Randall Stadium in the Soldier Field Showdown II versus the Northern Illinois Huskies (1-1). The first Soldier Field Showdown involved the Iowa Hawkeyesmatching up with NIU in 2007 (won by Iowa 16-3). Saturday’s match-up with the Huskies... Read more »

Jereme Richmond Doesn't Play; Illini Lose at Wisconsin

Despite the presence of two nationally ranked teams, exciting and entertaining college basketball this was not. The game being played in this Big Ten basketball contest was like the slush, snow, ice and stagnant dirty water outside the Kohl Center- slow, hard to navigate, sludge and drudgery.For the Illini at least, there was never any... Read more »
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Illini Win Typical Big 10 Game Over Badgers

“I thought it was a typical Big Ten Game against Wisconsin,” Illinois head coach Bruce Weber said after the game. “You have to have the right mindset and understand your opponent and understand they are going to keep playing and they don’t get rattled. We’d go on a run and they would calmly walk to... Read more »

Illini QB Scheelhaase or Badger RB White: Who's Big 10 Frosh of the Year?

Four weeks ago, The Sports Bank’s founder and senior writer Paul Banks named Illini freshman QB Nathan Scheelhaase the most likely candidate to win 2010 Freshman of the Year. Deservedly so, as Scheelhaase grabbed Big Ten Offensive Player and Freshman of the week after a magnificent win over Purdue where he went for 118 on... Read more »