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1997 Wisconsin Badgers Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-5, .615 W-L% (38th of 112)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Barry Alvarez (8-5)

PS/G: 22.4 (68th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 23.5 (49th of 112)
SRS: 1.66 (53rd of 112) ▪ SOS: 1.58 (47th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Outback Bowl 33-6 versus Georgia

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
24               24       23 24        

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 24, 1997 Sun (24) Wisconsin N (17) Syracuse Big East L 0 34 0 1 L 1 Kick-off Classic (East Rutherford, NJ)
2 Sep 6, 1997 Sat Wisconsin Boise State Big West W 28 24 1 1 W 1
3 Sep 13, 1997 Sat Wisconsin @ San Jose State WAC W 56 10 2 1 W 2
4 Sep 20, 1997 Sat Wisconsin San Diego State WAC W 36 10 3 1 W 3
5 Sep 27, 1997 Sat Wisconsin Indiana Big Ten W 27 26 4 1 W 4
6 Oct 4, 1997 Sat Wisconsin @ Northwestern Big Ten W 26 25 5 1 W 5
7 Oct 11, 1997 Sat Wisconsin Illinois Big Ten W 31 7 6 1 W 6
8 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (24) Wisconsin @ Purdue Big Ten L 20 45 6 2 L 1
9 Oct 25, 1997 Sat Wisconsin @ Minnesota Big Ten W 22 21 7 2 W 1
10 Nov 8, 1997 Sat Wisconsin (12) Iowa Big Ten W 13 10 8 2 W 2
11 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (23) Wisconsin (1) Michigan Big Ten L 16 26 8 3 L 1
12 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (24) Wisconsin @ (6) Penn State Big Ten L 10 35 8 4 L 2
13 Jan 1, 1998 Thu Wisconsin N (12) Georgia SEC L 6 33 8 5 L 3 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)