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Iowa found a way to outlast Purdue, , as a heavy favorite.
It committed penalties, turned the ball over and continued stalling too many times on offense. Big deal.
Did you see what happened to the Badgers? Sixth-ranked Wisconsin lost, , at lowly Illinois Saturday. The Illini were The Hawkeyes entered the day on a two-game skid. Detractors put their championship chances on life support, giving them little to no shot at winning in Madison next month.
That outlook changes with the Badgers heading to No. Iowa plays at Northwestern, which is overall and in the league. But it sure as heck beat what happened to their rival to the north.
They want perfection. Coaches want perfection. Fans certainly want perfection. There were others.
Parity is common in modern day football. Games come down to a few plays here or there. That happened Saturday.
Purdue turned the ball over twice in Hawkeye territory and lost by six. The last two weeks, Iowa dropped a pair of contests against Michigan and Penn State by a total of 12 points, losing the turnover battle, The home team committed seven penalties and managed just 3 of 13 on third downs against the Boilermakers.
Quarterback Nate Stanley and running back Tyler Goodson shared blame for an interception leading to a Boilermaker field goal. The winners averaged just 3. Continue reading below.