After a scoreless first quarter, Wisconsin kicked a 20 yard field goal in the second quarter to go up 3-0. Auburn running back Ronnie Brown scored on a 1 yard touchdown run, to give Auburn a 7-3 lead. Wisconsin kicked another field goal before halftime, and ended up trailing only 7-6.
In the third quarter, Carnell Williams scored on a 1 yard touchdown run, to give the Tigers a 14-6 lead over Wisconsin. With 8:14 left in the fourth quarter, quarterback Jim Sorgi fired a 12 yard touchdown pass to Lee Evans. The 2 point conversion attempt to Owen Daniels was successful, and the score was tied at 14. Ronnie Brown scored on a 2 yard touchdown run, and Carnell Williams scored on a 1 yard touchdown run, as Auburn pulled away for a 28-14 win.
Both teams were awarded $912,912 for their participation in the game.