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Badger volleyball clinches Big Ten title

Sweep of Purdue locks up 1st championship since 2001

The Wisconsin Badgers women's volleyball team clinched the Big Ten championship with a 3-0 win over Purdue at the UW Fieldhouse.

No. 5 Michigan State bests Indiana

Crean believes Izzo can go all the way

Michigan State is playing for no less than a national championship this season, and Indiana coach Tom Crean is a believer.

Penn State tops Illinois in OT

Penn State 24, Illinois 17 (OT): Christian Hackenberg connected with Kyle Carter on a go-ahead 15-yard touchdown pass in the extra period and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an interception on the ensuing possession as the host Nittany Lions survived a scare from the Illini.

Gophers survive Indiana for third straight win

Minnesota 42, Indiana 39: Philip Nelson threw four touchdown passes, including a game-winning 50-yarder to Maxx Williams with 3:06 remaining, as the Golden Gophers prevailed in a shootout with the host Hoosiers.

Iowa tops Northwestern 17-10 in OT

Iowa 17, Northwestern 10 (OT): C.J. Fiedorowicz caught an 8-yard touchdown pass in overtime as the Hawkeyes outlasted the visiting Wildcats in Big Ten play.

Gophers upset Nebraska 34-23

Minnesota 34, No. 21 Nebraska 23: David Cobb set career highs with 31 carries and 138 yards while Philip Nelson threw for a touchdown and ran for two more as the Golden Gophers ended a 16-game losing streak against the Cornhuskers.

Michigan State shuts down Illinois

Michigan State 42, Illinois 3: Connor Cook set the single-game school record for completion percentage as the visiting Spartans blew out the Fighting Illini in Big Ten play.

Russell Wilson returns to Madison

Wilson hosts football camp in capital city

After a storybook rookie NFL season, Russell Wilson returned to Madison Saturday to host a football camp.

Nebraska beats Iowa, will face Badgers in title game

Big Ten championship game Saturday in Indianapolis

Rex Burkhead scored the go-ahead touchdown in his return from a knee injury and No. 17 Nebraska beat Iowa 13-7 on Friday to secure a spot in the Big Ten title game.