Barry Alvarez: 13-0 Wisconsin won’t get left out of playoff; Iowa presents Badgers an opportunity

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Barry Alvarez: 13-0 Wisconsin won’t get left out

He’s no longer on the College Football Playoff selection committee, but Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez doesn’t believe they would keep a 13-0 Badgers squad out of the top four in the final rankings.

Iowa presents Wisconsin an opportunity

Wisconsin hasn’t had a chance to make a statement yet this year, but as Jesse Temple writes, Iowa’s visit to Madison on Saturday presents the Badgers with one.

Quintez Cephus, Chris Orr ruled out for Iowa

It remains unclear how long wide receiver Quintez Cephus and linebacker Chris Orr will be out with injuries, but the Badgers announced Monday the duo will miss the Iowa game. Here is a full look at Wisconsin’s injury report.

No game time set for Michigan

The Big Ten announced Monday that it would wait on announcing the game time for Wisconsin’s Nov. 18 matchup with Michigan until after the games this weekend. However, they did say it would come at 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. or 3 p.m.

Wisconsin adds Appalachian State

The Badgers traded out an FCS opponent in Southern Illinois for an FBS one in Appalachian State for the 2020 season.

Pregame walk special for players, families

Prior to every home game, Wisconsin players walk through the Camp Randall Memorial Arch outside of the stadium, a tradition that carries meaning for the players and their families.

Nigel Hayes impresses in G-League

It’s not the NBA, but former Badgers forward Nigel Hayes looked good in his second G-League game, scoring 22 points and grabbing 11 rebounds for the Westchester Knicks in a win.

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