Wisconsin holds of Northern Illinois
|Wisconsin holds of Northern Illinois|
The Wisconsin Badgers weathered a fourth-quarter push from the Northern Illinois Huskies to hang on to a 28-20 victory at Camp Randall Stadium in Week.
Northern Illinois covered as a 16.5-point road underdog while the final score played over the 47-point total.
The Badgers 257 yards passing from quarterback Scott Tolzien, who had one touchdown and one interception. Receiver Isaac Anderson pulled in 100 of those passing yards and found the endzone for one touchdown.
Huskies quarterback Chandler Harnish finished with 174 yards passing. Northern Illinois got twin 40-plus yard performances from WRs Kyle Skarb and Bryan Beckner while running back Chad Spann rushed for just 17 yards but scored two touchdowns.