Wisconsin vs Purdue Recap - Badgers Win 38-14
|Wisconsin vs Purdue Recap - Badgers Win 38-14|
Purdue was unable to contain Montee Ball on Saturday and the result was a 38-14 Week 7 loss against the Badgers.
The Badgers were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 49.5.
Joel Stave completed 12 of 21 pass attempts for 178 yards for the Badgers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Boilermakers defense.
Akeem Hunt rushed for 85 yards for Purdue, while Akeem Shavers added 50 yards. Caleb TerBush threw for 80 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Antavian Edison and Gary Bush had 58 and 32 yards respectively.
Purdue was outgained by Wisconsin 645-252 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-11 by the Badgers.
Purdue lost the time of possession battle 38:42/21:18, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Wisconsin takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Purdue, they head on the road to face Ohio State.