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Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Bennie Fowler prepares to catch the winner (USP)

In control for much the game despite a lack of rhythm on offense, Wisconsin allows Michigan State to score a touchdown on its final two drives, enough offense to earn a 16-14 overtime victory and beat Wisconsin for the third straight time in the regular season.

MADISON - It wasn't as bad as a Hail Mary, but make no mistake that Wisconsin's latest regular season loss to Michigan State was as bitter of pill to swallow as the rest. For one thing, this was supposed to be a statement game for Wisconsin and its defense. After playing three cupcake conference opponents and getting Michigan State – its newest conference rival – at home for the first time since...

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