Nebraska begins a tough three-game stretch to complete the regular season. Nebraska enters the game with an 8-1 overall record, and a 4-1 mark in the Big Ten Conference. The Huskers are tied with Wisconsin and Minnesota atop the Big Ten West standings, with Nebraska set to face the other two co-leaders in the division over the next two games. The Huskers posted a 35-14 victory over Purdue on Nov. 1 before enjoying a bye last Saturday. Nebraska will enter Saturday's showdown in Madison ranked 11th in both the Associated Press Poll and the USA Today Coaches poll, and 16th in the College Football Playoff poll.
Wisconsin comes into the matchup at 7-2 overall, having won each of its past four games, including a 34-16 victory at Purdue on Saturday. The Badgers have played their best football in recent weeks, outscoring their past three opponents by a 123-23 margin. Wisconsin is ranked 22nd in both the Associated Press and coaches' polls this week. The Badgers are 20th in the College Football Playoff ranking.
For more on this matchup, check out Husker Mike's review, Brian's Q&A, and Michael's five reasons we will win and could lose.
Date/Time: November 15, 2014, 2:30 p.m.. CST
Location: Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, Wisconsin. Capacity: 80,321
Surface: Field Turf
Series Record: The series between the schools is tied at four wins apiece. Wisconsin holds a 2-1 advantage in matchups since Nebraska joined the Big Ten, most recently a victory in the 2012 Big Ten Championship Game. The schools each won on their own home field in 2011 and 2012. Prior to the Huskers joining the Big Ten, the two schools had not met since 1974.
TV: ABC. Sean McDonough, Play-by-Play; Chris Spielman, Analyst; Todd McShay, Sideline Analyst. In select areas you can stream online at Watch ABC
Radio: Huskers sports radio network with Greg Sharpe, Play-by-Play, Matt Davison, Analyst, Lane Grindle, Sidelines. The audio can also be streamed through the Huskers app or searching for the HSN on TuneIn
Weather: At kickoff it is expected to be partly sunny and 29 degrees with slight winds (7 mph). The chance for precipitation (snow) has been steadily decreasing and is now down to 0-10% on different sites.
Odds: Wisconsin is favored by 6.5 points