Boxscore
Wisconsin 45, Penn State 7
Saturday, November 26, 2011 3:30 PM
Location - Camp Randall Stadium
Attendance - 79708

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Penn State 7 0 0 0 7
Wisconsin 7 21 14 3 45

Recap


Montee Ball rushed for four touchdowns, Russell Wilson passed for two scores and No. 12 Wisconsin rolled to the Big Ten Leaders Division title, thrashing No. 19 Penn State 45-7 on Saturday in Madison.
 
The Badgers (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) will face Michigan State in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game next Saturday in Indianapolis. Wisconsin turned a close game into a blowout in the second quarter, winning its fourth in a row by drilling a Penn State defense ranked third in the nation in points allowed per game (13.0).
 
Tied at 7-7, Ball scored on a 1-yard run three seconds into the second quarter as Wisconsin took a 14-7 lead. Ball added a 2-yard run to cap an 11-play, 83-yard drive with 2:09 left in the half, making it 21-7 Badgers.
 
Wisconsin recovered a fumble at the Penn State 31 on the ensuing kickoff. Wilson completed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Nick Toon with 37 seconds remaining in the half, as the Badgers led 28-7 at halftime.
 
Ball added touchdown runs of 9 and 18 yards in the third. He rushed for 156 yards – the seventh time in his past eight games he has topped 100 yards rushing – and has 29 rushing touchdowns on the season.
 
Trailing 7-0, Wilson threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Jared Abbrederis with 3:32 left in the first. Wilson completed 19-of-29 passes for 186 yards.
 
Penn State (9-3, 6-2) fell to 1-2 under interim coach Tom Bradley. The Nittany Lions lost four turnovers.
 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:44
Penn State   TD  Wisconsin 0 - Penn State 7
1st Quarter - 3:32
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 7 - Penn State 7
2nd Quarter - 14:57
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 14 - Penn State 7
2nd Quarter - 2:09
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 21 - Penn State 7
2nd Quarter - 0:37
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 28 - Penn State 7
3rd Quarter - 12:52
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 35 - Penn State 7
3rd Quarter - 4:09
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 42 - Penn State 7
4th Quarter - 10:47
Wisconsin   FG  Wisconsin 45 - Penn State 7
TEAMS

Team Records

  Penn State Wisconsin
W/L 9 - 3 - 0 10 - 2 - 0
Conference 6 - 2 - 0 6 - 2 - 0

Team Stats

  Penn State Wisconsin
Score 7 45
First Downs 12 27
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-13
31%
9-for-16
56%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-2
0%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 233 450
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 27-114 49-264
Average/Rush 4.2 5.4
Passing
Comp-Att 11-25 19-29
Passing Yards 119 186
Average/Pass Play 4.8 6.0
Penalties-Yards 7-58 4-35
Fumbles-Lost 4-3 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 21:43 38:17

PLAYER STATS

Penn State (9 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. McGloin 9/17 97 1 1
R. Bolden 2/7 22 0 0
B. Belton 0/1 0 0 0
Wisconsin (10 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Wilson 19/29 186 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
S. Redd 12 66 5.5 0
C. Dukes 6 25 4.2 0
B. Belton 3 12 4.0 0
C. Drake 1 4 4.0 0
S. Green 3 4 1.3 0
M. McGloin 1 3 3.0 0
R. Bolden 1 0 0.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Ball 25 156 6.2 4
J. White 16 73 4.6 0
R. Wilson 7 36 5.1 0
J. Abbrederis 1 -1 -1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Drake 2 43 21.5 1
D. Moye 3 22 7.3 0
D. Smith 2 20 10.0 0
J. Brown 1 14 14.0 0
B. Beachum 1 9 9.0 0
S. Redd 1 9 9.0 0
S. Green 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Abbrederis 7 93 13.3 1
N. Toon 5 42 8.4 1
J. Duckworth 2 17 8.5 0
B. Ewing 2 15 7.5 0
M. Ball 1 15 15.0 0
J. Pedersen 1 3 3.0 0
J. White 1 1 1.0 0
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