LINCOLN–(NU Athletics Nov. 11)–Nebraska Football Head Coach Scott Frost and Husker football players met with members of the media at Memorial Stadium on Monday afternoon to kick off Wisconsin week. The Huskers host the Badgers on Saturday at 11 a.m. (CT) in a game televised nationally by BTN.
Nebraska will enter the contest with a 4-5 record and a 2-4 mark in Big Ten Conference play. The Huskers have three remaining games, with Big Ten West matchups against Wisconsin and Iowa sandwiched around a trip to Maryland. Nebraska enters the home stretch needing two victories in its final three games to reach bowl eligibility.
Wisconsin comes into the game with a 7-2 overall record, and a 4-2 mark in the Big Ten Conference. The Badgers are in second place in the conference’s West Division and remain in contention for a trip to the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis. Wisconsin is ranked 15th in both the AP and Coaches polls this week.
Saturday’s meeting will be the 14th all-time matchup between Nebraska and Wisconsin and the ninth game between the school since Nebraska joined the Big Ten in 2011. The schools have met each season since 2014 as members of the Big Ten West Division.