Texas El Paso Falls 37-26 to Badgers - Recap
|Texas El Paso Falls 37-26 to Badgers - Recap|
Melvin Gordon ran for 112 yards as Wisconsin handled Texas El Paso by a score of 37-26 on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Badgers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 17.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 50.5.
Joel Stave completed 12 of 17 pass attempts for 210 yards for the Badgers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Miners defense.
Xay Williams rushed for 53 yards for Texas El Paso, while Josh Bell added 11 yards. Nick Lamaison threw for 259 yards for the Miners, while receivers Michael Edwards and Jordan Leslie had 151 and 54 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso was outgained by Wisconsin 423-336 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Badgers.
Texas El Paso led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:20/28:40 split in that important category.
Next game, Wisconsin takes its act on the road to face Nebraska looking for another win. For Texas El Paso, they head on the road to face East Carolina.