Badgers Down Minnesota 41-23 - Match Report
|Badgers Down Minnesota 41-23 - Match Report|
James White scampered through the Minnesota defense for 118 yards as Wisconsin handed the Golden Gophers a 41-23 defeat on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
Wisconsin won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 21-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 58.5.
Scott Tolzien completed 17 of 23 pass attempts for 223 yards for the Badgers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
DeLeon Eskridge rushed for 72 yards for Minnesota, while Adam Weber added 14 yards. Adam Weber threw for 249 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Eric Lair and Bryant Allen had 78 and 73 yards respectively.
Wisconsin outgained Minnesota 473-345 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-16 by the Badgers.
The time of possession battle favored Wisconsin as their offense was on the field for 34:02, longer than the 25:58 of their opponents.
Wisconsin looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ohio State. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track at Purdue.