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Badgers Down Northwestern 35-6 - Match Report

Badgers Down Northwestern 35-6 - Match Report

Northwestern was unable to contain Melvin Gordon on Saturday and the result was a 35-6 Week 7 loss against the Badgers.

Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 58.5.

Joel Stave completed 17 of 28 pass attempts for 241 yards for the Badgers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Wildcats defense.

Stephen Buckley rushed for 19 yards for Northwestern, while Michael Odom added 17 yards. Trevor Siemian threw for 163 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Rashad Lawrence and Christian Jones had 67 and 49 yards respectively.

Wisconsin outgained Northwestern 527-241 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-10 by the Badgers.

Wisconsin led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 38:15/21:45 split in that important category.

Wisconsin heads into a Week 8 battle against Illinois. Northwestern, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.