There are ugly football games, and then there is what we saw on Saturday afternoon between Wisconsin and Iowa.

The Badgers were a big favorite in the contest, but a big touchdown run early propelled the Hawkeyes to the road upset.

Following the win, the Hawkeyes not only take an outright lead in the Big Ten West, but also find themselves back in the AP Top 25.

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Here are the latest rankings, which have the Washington Huskies in the Top 5 following a dramatic home win over rival Oregon:

First-place votes in parentheses

1. Georgia (43)
2. Michigan (16)
3. Ohio State (1)
4. Florida State (1)
5. Washington (2)
6. Oklahoma
7. Penn State
8. Texas
9. Oregon
10. North Carolina
11. Alabama
12. Oregon State
13. Ole Miss
14. Utah
15. Notre Dame
16. Duke
17. Tennessee
18. USC
19. LSU
20. Missouri
21. Louisville
22. Air Force
23. Tulane
24. Iowa
25. UCLA

24th isn't the prettiest spot to be, but it's an upward climb for the Hawkeyes, who were embarrassed at Penn State earlier this year.

Here are the latest standings in the Big Ten West as of Monday:

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Iowa's remaining schedule includes the following:

vs. Minnesota, vs. Northwestern, vs. Rutgers, vs. Illinois, and at Nebraska.

That's a very favorable (and home-game-laden) schedule for a team that seems destined to win the Big Ten West.


13 Famous Iowans

It's a great day for Iowans. The first ever Major League Baseball game was played in Dyersville, Iowa last night (August 12) in The Field of Dreams game and it was awesome!

What a great way to showcase a beautiful state and celebrate the hospitality of Iowans.

Iowa may seem far away from Tinsel Town, but The Hawkeye State has produced many famous actors, musicians, and athletes!

The following 13 are just the tip of the iceberg!

The Coldest Temperatures in Sioux Falls History

When a polar vortex rolls through Sioux Falls, it can get even the heartiest dreaming of indoor fires, baking, and hot chocolate.

Mr. Bendo is tough enough but for the love of Pete, someone put a scarf on the Statue of David!

All this icy chatter had us wondering about the coldest days ever recorded in Sioux Falls. Here is the historical data from the National Weather Service with the coldest temps ever recorded in Sioux Falls since record-keeping began in 1893.

Gallery Credit: Danny V

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