MADISON (AP) -- Wisconsin escaped an upset bid by Cal Poly of the Football Championship Subdivision today.
They mounted a late comeback and capitalizing on three missed extra points to win 36-35 in overtime on John Clay's second touchdown of the game.
The victory improves Wisconsin to 7-5 and makes it likely the Badgers will be invited to a bowl game.
It's a bittersweet accomplishment for a team that began the season with expectations of contending for a Big Ten title and at one point climbed into the top 10 in the rankings.
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