The Badgers have only been ranked as high as No. 2 in one other season, the 2006-07 campaign in which they climbed briefly to No. 1.
Playing with what coach Mike McCarthy termed Monday as a gastrointestinal illness, Lacy carried a season-high 25 times for 125 yards.
Three teams from Northeast Wisconsin won state football titles last week.
This week for the Kwik Trip Quiz, Andrew Quarless helps Randall out with our questions on Inside the Huddle.
Andrew Quarless stops by to help Randall out with a question from our studio audience.
Badgers coach Gary Andersen said the axe will no longer be on the sideline after the teams exchanged shoves last year at Minnesota.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources also says it was a safe opening weekend, with no hunting-related injuries recorded.
The winner of Saturday’s game takes the Big Ten West division and a trip to Indianapolis next week for the league title game.
Organizers credit the completion of the Tribal Heritage Trail with allowing for a 26.2-mile course.
Green Bay led 36-23 at halftime en route to the win over the Pirates.