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Michigan State upsets #11 Wisconsin 34-24


East Lansing, MI – Kirk Cousins lofted a 1-yard touchdown pass to B.J. Cunningham on fourth down with 2:43 remaining, helping No. 24 Michigan State win its second straight game without coach Mark Dantonio, 34-24 over No. 11 Wisconsin on Saturday.

Dantonio, who had a mild heart attack Sept. 19, planned to return for this game, but the Spartans (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) announced hours before kickoff that he had been hospitalized again Thursday because of a blood clot in his leg. Michigan State overcame three first-half turnovers to remain unbeaten heading into next week's showdown at Michigan.

With Michigan State leading 27-24 late in the fourth quarter, Wisconsin (4-1, 0-1) couldn't stop the Spartans when they decided to go for the touchdown on fourth down near the goal line.

Senior WR Mark Dell was solid with 6 catches for 91 yards and a TD. The Spartan running attack was lead by Edwin Baker with 93 yards on 18 carries, true freshmen Le'Veon Bell chipped in with 75 yards on 16 carries.

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