Wisconsin beats Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

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LAS VEGAS — The Wisconsin Badgers are the 2021 Las Vegas Bowl champions.

They beat the Arizona State Sun Devils 20 to 13 Thursday night.

17-year-old freshman running back Braelon Allen ran for 159 yards.

Quarterback Graham Mertz was 11 of 15 with 137 yards and a touchdown.

The Badgers’ defense held the Sun Devils to only 219 yards.

It’s the second straight bowl game win for the Badgers after beating the Wake Forest Demon Deacons last year in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl.