Recap - Badgers Defeat Massachusetts 45-0

Recap - Badgers Defeat Massachusetts 45-0

Melvin Gordon scampered through the Massachusetts defense for 144 yards as Wisconsin handed the Minutemen a 45-0 defeat on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.

Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 42.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 54.5.

Joel Stave completed 9 of 17 pass attempts for 197 yards for the Badgers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Minutemen defense.

Stacey Bedell rushed for 70 yards for Massachusetts, while Lorenzo Woodley added 22 yards. Mike Wegzyn threw for 73 yards for the Minutemen, while receivers Derek Beck and Ricardo Miller had 37 and 22 yards respectively.

Wisconsin outgained Massachusetts 598-212 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-13 by the Badgers.

Massachusetts lost the time of possession battle 32:11/27:49, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Wisconsin takes its act home to face Tennessee Tech looking for another win. For Massachusetts, they head home to face Maine.