Miracle in Madison State News
Andrew Maxwell finds Bennie Fowler for game-winning touchdown in overtime, Spartans defeat Wisconsin 16-13
Gritty win restores life, optimism to MSU's season State News
When Andrew Maxwell took the field with just over six minutes remaining and Wisconsin leading 10-3, the feeling of déjà vu was unmistakable. MSU already had lost three of four Big Ten games by a combined six points, the Spartans were forced to rally from a halftime deficit for the seventh time in nine games, and MSU hadn’t even cracked 200 yards of total offense.
'Family' gets credit for this Michigan State victory Detroit News
Maybe it's just players talking. Maybe it's the same type of thing you hear in just about every locker room across the country. But at Michigan State, you gotta think these guys actually believe it. They are a brotherhood. They said it over and over again on Saturday, just minutes after rallying to beat Wisconsin, 16-13, in overtime.
Michigan State defense shuts down Montee Ball in overtime victory mLive
Montee Ball had seemingly returned to form as the Big Ten's unstoppable force on the ground. On Saturday, he collided with the immovable object that is the Michigan State defense. Ball, who had scored at least two touchdowns in his last 17 conference games, didn't reach the end zone once and finished with just 46 yards on 22 carries.
Michigan State moves the ball when it needs to Detroit News
If anyone says they saw Michigan State's final drive of regulation coming on Saturday, they are being far from honest. The Spartans had spent much of the day beating themselves and generally playing about as poorly as an offense could against the Wisconsin Badgers.
Fowler, Maxwell Find Redemption in OT Win over Badgers MSUSpartans.com
While claiming a 16-13 overtime victory at Wisconsin, Michigan State wide receiver Bennie Fowler and quarterback Andrew Maxwell found redemption and MSU defended its credibility in terms of the Big Ten standards it established the previous two seasons.
Spartans Shutdown UW Running Game MSUSpartans.com
Michigan State outside linebacker Taiwan Jones wasn't lacking for confidence before going up against Wisconsin's vaunted rushing attack. However, he never envisioned the Spartans' defense, as daunting as it's been in its own right, holding the Badgers to 19 net rushing yards and running back Montee Ball to 46 yards on 22 carries and no touchdowns in Saturday's 16-13 overtime victory.
Michigan State's offensive line is close to jelling, Chris McDonald says Detroit Free Press
The outside world sees a Michigan State offensive line that has been gutted by injuries and unable to find any continuity. Senior offensive guard Chris McDonald sees a group that is inches and split seconds from doing big things. "We're so close," McDonald said. "We just have to keep working at it."
MSU picks up big win at Camp Randall Spartan Shadows
Bennie Fowler and Andrew Maxwell hooked up for a game-winning catch for the second time this season, helping the Spartans earn a 16-13 win in overtime over Wisconsin on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
Spartans tie game late, win it on touchdown pass in overtime Detroit Free Press
Before Andrew Maxwell looked over the Wisconsin defense and changed to a play he believed would result in a Bennie Fowler touchdown, Will Gholston barked on the Michigan State sideline to no one in particular: "Everybody get ready to rush the field!"
Michigan State's defense holds Wisconsin to 19 rushing yards Detroit Free Press
Yes, it figured that MSU's rush defense, tops in the Big Ten, would make things tougher on Wisconsin. But 19 rushing yards in a 16-13 overtime loss to the Spartans at Camp Randall Stadium? That's the lowest for the Badgers in five years and a stunning number.
Michigan State Football: Spartans stun the Badgers in OT iSportsWeb
It wouldn’t be a Michigan State and Wisconsin game if it didn’t raise your blood pressure, right? The Michigan State Spartans (5-4, 2-3) upset the ground and pound #25 Wisconsin Badgers (6-3, 3-2) 16-13 in overtime at Camp Randall Stadium.