MADISON (WKOW) -- On Sunday, the Wisconsin men's track and field team captured its first Big Ten Outdoor Championship since 2007.
The men's meet came down to the final event. Wisconsin trailed first-place Nebraska by 1.5 points entering the 4x400 meter relay.
The Badgers needed to finish two spots ahead of the Huskers to win the championship. The team of Garret Payne, Brady Hammon, Kyle Jefferson and Drew Simmons finished the 4x400 in second place, six spots ahead of Nebraska, handing the Badgers the conference championship.
In the 5000 meter run, Wisconsin's Mohammed Ahmed broke a B1G Championship record by six minutes, finishing the race in 13:41.06.
This is the UW men's team's 18th overall Big Ten title.
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