No. 22 Golden Gophers kick away a victory
Justin Kucek blocked a Minnesota Golden Gopher punt with under a minute to play in the fourth quarter and Ben Strickland returned it for a touchdown to give the No. 23 Wisconsin Badgers a 38-34 win on Saturday.
The Badgers won this game as 3-point underdogs on the road. The game’s combined 72 points went OVER the posted over/under (57).
Brian Calhoun ran for 110 yards and three touchdowns in the win and John Stocco threw for 235 yards and a touchdown. Brandon Williams caught seven passes for 121 yards and TD for the Badgers.
Laurence Maroney had 258 yards and a touchdown on the ground and Gary Russell ran 139 yards and two touchdowns in the loss for the Golden Gophers.