Minnesota rallies late to beat Wisconsin 23-16, keep Axe

Athan Kaliakmanis connected with Le’Meke Brockington on a tiebreaking 45-yard touchdown with 3:40 remaining and Minnesota barely hung on in the final minute to beat Wisconsin 23-16 on Saturday.

Wisconsin had first-and-goal at the 5-yard line in the final minute before penalties foiled the Badgers’ comeback attempt.

Minnesota has beaten Wisconsin in consecutive years for the first time since 1993-94.