KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 11/27/17
Pittsburgh 31, Green Bay 28
–Chris Boswell’s 53 yard field goal as time expired lifted the Steelers to a win over the Packers on Sunday Night Football. Green Bay jumped out to a 14-6 lead in the first quarter on two of Brett Hundley’s three touchdown passes on the night, but the game would turn into a back-and-forth affair, with Green Bay tying the game at 28 with just over 2 minutes to play on a short touchdown run from Jamaal Williams before the Steelers drove 35 yards in four plays to set up Boswell’s winning kick.
Hundley threw for 245 yards and the three scores, one each to Davante Adams, Randall Cobb and Jamaal Williams. Williams also had 66 yards rushing and a touchdown for Green Bay. For Pittsburgh, Antonio Brown caught 10 passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns, plus a two-point conversion pass in the win.
The Packers fall to 5-6 with the loss, they host Tampa Bay on Sunday. Kickoff is at Noon.
Philadelphia 31, Chicago 3
–Carson Wentz threw for 227 yards and three touchdowns as the Eagles won their ninth straight game. The Bears host San Francisco next Sunday.
The Wisconsin football team climbed to number three in the nation in both the USA Today Coaches Poll and the AP Top 25 this week after Saturday’s 31-0 win over Minnesota to complete an unbeaten regular season. In the AP poll, Clemson is the new number one team with Oklahoma climbing up a spot to number two. Auburn is just behind the Badgers at four with Alabama falling to number five. The rest of the top ten includes Georgia at six, Miami at seven, Ohio State at eight, Penn State ninth and TCU tenth.
Wisconsin takes on Ohio State for the Big Ten Championship on Saturday, kickoff is at 7pm from Indianapolis.
Women’s College Basketball:
Milwaukee 77, Western Illinois 67
Tonight in Men’s College Basketball, it’s the start of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Wisconsin Badgers will hit the road to face the Virginia Cavaliers from Charlottesville, Virginia. Coverage begins at 7pm with tipoff at 8 on KFIZ and kfiz.com. The only other game played tonight in the challenge is Maryland at Syracuse. The rest of the contests will be played Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Men’s College Hockey:
Wisconsin 4, Mercyhurst 2