Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nebraska is no long among the unbeatens, with the Cornhuskers coming up short at Wisconsin last night, 23-17, in overtime. The Badgers stopped Nebraska on fourth-and-8 from the 23 after defensive back D’Cota Dixon swatted a pass headed toward Stanley Morgan Jr. in the end zone. Tommy Armstrong Jr. was 12-of-31 for 153 yards on the night.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield passed for 236 yards and four touchdowns, sitting out much of the second half as Oklahoma routed Kansas last night, 56-3. The win put the Sooners in sole possession of first place in the Big 12. The Jayhawks were held to 170 yards of offense and lost their 17th straight Big 12 game.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Allen stopped 27 shots to get his first shutout of the season as the St. Louis Blues beat the Los Angeles Kings last night, 1-0. Peter Budaj had 24 saves for the Kings in the loss.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jesse Ertz rushed for 106 yards on just 9 carries as Kansas State beat Iowa State 31-26. Ertz also threw the ball for 151 yards and a touchdown. The Wildcats have won three of their last four. Cyclones backup Jacob Park had 301 yards passing and two touchdowns.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Lance Dunn ran for 118 yards and North Dakota State intercepted the ball four times in beating Northern Iowa last night, 24-20. The Bison are tied with Youngstown State and South Dakota State atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings with the victory.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kentucky’s Benny Snell and Boom Williams ran for a combined 370-plus yards as the Wildcats beat Missouri yesterday 35-21. The loss dropped the Tigers to 2-6 on the season. They’ve also allowed at least 500 yards of offense in four straight games, the worst such stretch in school history.