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Penn State Defeats Wisconsin 31-24 - Recap

Christian Hackenberg's 339-yard performance through the air was the key in Penn State's 31-24 win over Wisconsin on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Nittany Lions were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 25 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 50.5.

Zach Zwinak rushed for 115 yards, while Bill Belton added 7 yards in the win. Allen Robinson and Geno Lewis added 122 and 91 receiving yards respectively.

Melvin Gordon rushed for 91 yards for Wisconsin, while James White added 56 yards. Joel Stave threw for 339 yards for the Badgers, while receivers Jared Abbrederis and Jacob Pedersen had 135 and 64 yards respectively.

Penn State outgained Wisconsin 465-459 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-13 by the Badgers.

Penn State lost the time of possession battle 30:47/29:13, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.