Wisconsin: The Badgers still own the Huskers, having beaten them six out of seven times since Nebraska joined the Big Ten in 2011.
Nebraska: The Huskers managed only 68 yards in the second half after amassing 313 in the first. The 21-point loss was their most lopsided since Iowa beat them by the same score in 2013 and only increases the pressure on Riley.
“In a game of evenly matched teams, it’s going to come down to who makes more plays,” Missouri coach Barry Odom said. “I’ve been in games like that before. It usually comes down to six or seven plays over the course of the game. There’s a deciding factor, and that’s the way it was tonight.”
The game was stopped briefly in the fourth quarter as Kentucky reserve quarterback Luke Wright was treated for a medical emergency on the sideline. He was taken away on a stretcher, but Stoops did not elaborate on what caused it.
“I think it helps a lot when we get the ball out quick because it tires those guys down,” he said of the defense.
The Cavaliers (4-1, 1-0) also continued their best start since the 2007 team started 7-1.
Duke’s Daniel Jones, meanwhile, had his second consecutive brutal effort against the Cavaliers for Duke (4-2, 0-2). The quarterback, who threw five interceptions and fumbled once in a 34-20 loss last year, completed 14 of 42 passes for 124 yards and two more interceptions.
“I think it comes down to us, and us being able to execute,” Jones, who also rushed Dallas Cowboys Cheap Jerseys for 36 yards on nine tries, said. “It shouldn’t be about the (opposing) defense, and that is not to say that I don’t give them credit, but we have got to do a Find Cheap Jerseys better job of executing.”