Wisconsin Vs. Illinois Score: Badgers Struggling, Down 14-7 To Illini

Wisconsin's road woes continue, as the Badgers look functionally inept on both sides of the ball down 14-7 to the Illinois Fighting Illini. An offense averaging better than 46 points per game has looked jittery and unable to deal with a stout Illinois defensive front.

The Illini, meanwhile, have seemingly figure out the offensive problems that have led to a four-game losing streak heading into Saturday. Nathan Scheelhaase, known more for his rushing ability than his passing, is 9-for-10 on the day for 59 yards. The running game has 72 yards on the ground, coming towards the end of the second quarter. 

A Russell Wilson fumble set up the Illini's second score. The drive took six plays and 36 yards, ending in a Donovonn Young one-yard touchdown plunge. The Badgers caught a major break when a bad snap on an Illinois punt gave them the ball on their opponent's one-yard line, setting up Montee Ball for the short score.

For further reading, news, discussion and more, visit Wisconsin blog Bucky's 5th Quarter and Illinois blog Hail To The Orange. Stay tuned to SB Nation's college football news hub for more. 

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