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GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. LSU

Finally, Wisconsin vs. LSU is here. This is your game thread for the night, so please do come along and watch with us!

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Game Info

Game time, TV network: 8:15 p.m. CT, ESPN
Live TV stream: WatchESPN
Live radio stream: Badger Sports Network (iHeartRadio)

Getting to know LSU

LSU faces a rebuilding year after losing talent across the board. Many of the Tigers' key players have departed, as the Bayou Bengals saw nine of their own drafted in 2014. Luckily, the Tigers will be bringing in the No. 2 recruiting class in the country, according to Many of these talented recruits will be asked to step in and contribute immediately.

Matchup advantage

Offense: Wisconsin

Defense: LSU

Special Teams: LSU

Coaching: LSU

Intangibles: LSU

What's really at stake

Now the stakes are high. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal have decided to wager on the outcome of tonight's game between the Badgers and the LSU Tigers. The good news: beer will change hands either way. If Wisconsin wins, it gets some from Abita, a prized Southern brewery. It'll also get some jambalaya. Should LSU win, Walker will send over cheese, beer and brats. No details on the brands yet, so here's hoping he just sends over a ton of High Life Light.