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    Late TD Shocks the Badgers

        Wildcats    34
        Wisconsin   30
    

    Despite losing star running back Darnell Autry early in the game, Northwestern pulled off another last-minute comeback with a thrilling 34-30 win over Wisconsin.

    The Badgers got on the board early when Northwestern snapped the ball over punter Paul Burton's head and the Badgers jumped on it in the end zone for a 7-0 lead. Autry tied it at 7-7 with a 20-yard run and D'Wayne Bates made it 14-13 NU at the half with a 12-yard touchdown reception. Adrian Autry, filling in for the injured Darnell, put NU back on top, 20-16, with a 14-yard TD run. Wisconsin fought right back and scored to go up 23-20. Steve Schnur then threw an interception on NU's next play and Wisconsin converted to make the score 30-20. Autry added his second TD to cut the lead to 30-27. Trying to run out the clock with under a minute left, Wisconsin fumbled and NU recovered. A Schnur 21-yard scramble and a 20-yard TD reception by Bates gave NU the win.