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Wisconsin takes home Heartland Trophy against Iowa

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IOWA CITY-Wisconsin drove the Iowa and Wisconsin Heartland Trophy home after Iowa fell 17-9 on Oct. 22 in Iowa City, Iowa.

The win ended a six streak of consecutive rivalry trophy wins for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

In the first half of the game the Badgers scored a touchdown and the Hawkeyes scored a field goal.

 With a second field goal the Hawkeyes trailed the Badgers which would continue for the rest of the game.

The field goal came after the Hawkeyes called a timeout as the play continued towards the end of the second quarter.  The play that did not count included a touchdown by the Hawkeyes.

The Hawkeyes trailed at halftime for the first time of the season with Wisconsin leading 7-6.

Key players of the game for Iowa included Akrum Wadley, who set a career high with seven receptions and 72 receiving yards as well as Josey Jewell and Desmond King who both matched their career highs in tackles.

As the Badgers scored again in the second half, they came ahead to lead 17-6 against the Hawkeyes.

With minutes left in the game, the Hawkeyes scored a touchdown that used instant replay for the seventh time during the game.  The touchdown was overruled, but Iowa still put points on the board.

The Hawkeyes scored a field goal, but fell 17-9 to the Badgers.

The Hawkeyes will play again Nov. 5 at Penn State with a 6:30 p.m. kickoff.

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