Battle for the Best in the Midwest; #8 Nebraska vs. #7 Wisconsin (Game Preview)

For the first time since 1962 (#3 Wisconsin vs. #5 Minnesota), two top-ten teams will face-off at Camp Randall Stadium. The highly anticipated game between the #7 Wisconsin Badgers (4-0) and #8 Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-0) will be under the lights as the prime-time game on ABC with the help of ESPN College GameDay.

The battle for the Best in the Midwest contains more story lines than As The World Turns, and just might have as many followers as the popular soap opera. Nebraska fans are on a mission to scoop up as many tickets as they can to watch their favorite team in their Big Ten debut while the Badgers fans try to embrace a team who just might have a shot at a national title.

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ESPN College GameDay Likely Visiting Madison for Wisconsin/Nebraska Game


According to Benjamin Worgull of Badgernation.com, there’s a “99 percent chance,” of ESPN College GameDay visiting Madison for ABC’s primetime match-up between the #6 Wisconsin Badgers (3-0) and #9 Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-0).

The game will mark the Cornhuskers’ first-ever Big Ten game and it will most likely be the only match-up in the country between top-ten teams next week. [Read more…]