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HALFTIME: Iowa 13, Wisconsin 10

Posted on 23. Oct, 2010 by in Iowa Football

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By Brendan Stiles

HawkeyeDrive.com

IOWA CITY, Iowa — At halftime inside Kinnick Stadium, the No. 13 Iowa Hawkeyes lead the No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers, 13-10.

The game began with Wisconsin electing to receive after winning the coin toss, and the Badgers were able to strike on that opening possession when kicker Philip Welch connected on a 30-yard field goal to give Wisconsin a 3-0.

Iowa responded when running back Adam Robinson scored from one yard out. However, the score remained 6-3 after Wisconsin’s J.J. Watt blocked the extra point attempt by Michael Meyer.

The Badgers then scored again when quarterback Scott Tolzien found Bradie Ewing for a 7-yard strike in the second quarter to put Wisconsin ahead 10-6.

The Hawkeyes had a chance to trim the deficit to one point, but a bad snap and hold on a field goal attempt by Meyer stalled the Iowa drive. However, the defense forced a 3-and-out, and the Hawkeyes capitalized on their two-minute drive.

Iowa took the lead when quarterback Ricky Stanzi found tight end Allen Reisner for a 3-yard score with 16 seconds left in the half to put the Hawkeyes up. Wisconsin attempted to tie the game, but Welch missed from 67 yards out.

Be sure to visit HawkeyeDrive.com later tonight for complete coverage of Saturday’s game.

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