Recap - Badgers Defeat Northwestern 70-23
|Recap - Badgers Defeat Northwestern 70-23|
Montee Ball tore up the turf for 178 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Badgers to a 70-23 win over the Wildcats at Camp Randall Stadium.
Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 23-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 57.5.
Scott Tolzien completed 15 of 19 pass attempts for 230 yards for the Badgers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Stephen Simmons rushed for 55 yards for Northwestern, while Evan Watkins added 34 yards. Evan Watkins threw for 123 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Jeremy Ebert and Sidney Stewart had 43 and 29 yards respectively.
Wisconsin outgained Northwestern 559-284 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-17 by the Badgers.
The time of possession battle favored Wisconsin as their offense was on the field for 37:15, longer than the 22:45 of their opponents.