Boxscore
Wisconsin 38, Minnesota 13
Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Camp Randall Stadium
Attendance - 80587

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 6 0 7 0 13
Wisconsin 7 7 10 14 38

Recap

Wisconsin 38, Minnesota 13: The running back tandem of James White and Montee Ball combined to rush for 341 yards and five touchdowns, leading the Badgers past the Golden Gophers for their third straight win.

White gained a season-high 175 yards on 15 carries and scored three touchdowns, and Ball added 166 yards and a pair of scores as Wisconsin (6-2, 3-1 Big Ten) overwhelmed Minnesota for the ninth consecutive time in the longest-running series among FBS teams.

The Gophers (4-3, 0-3) have dropped three in a row.

Wisconsin, which led 14-6 at halftime, broke the game open on White's 48-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter to increase its lead to 24-6. Ball found the end zone twice in the fourth quarter to finish off the Gophers.

Minnesota redshirt freshman quarterback Philip Nelson, making the first start of his career, completed 13 of 24 passes for 149 yards with two touchdowns. He also threw a pair of interceptions.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Badgers duo has amassed 712 yards and 10 touchdowns the past two weeks. Last week in a win at Purdue, Ball rushed for a career-high 247 yards and four scores while White added 124 and a score. ... Ball now has 68 rushing TDs in his career, tying him with former Indiana standout Anthony Thompson for second on the all-time Big Ten list. Former Badger and Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne holds the conference record with 71. Ball has 74 total touchdowns and is now five short of Travis Prentice's NCAA record of 78. ... Wisconsin, which had just two interceptions the first seven games, had two against the Gophers.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 9:21
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 7 - Minnesota 0
1st Quarter - 6:14
Minnesota   TD  Wisconsin 7 - Minnesota 6
2nd Quarter - 1:49
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 14 - Minnesota 6
3rd Quarter - 7:43
Wisconsin   FG  Wisconsin 17 - Minnesota 6
3rd Quarter - 5:22
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 24 - Minnesota 6
3rd Quarter - 0:12
Minnesota   TD  Wisconsin 24 - Minnesota 13
4th Quarter - 10:57
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 31 - Minnesota 13
4th Quarter - 9:21
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 38 - Minnesota 13
TEAMS

Team Records

  Minnesota Wisconsin
W/L 4 - 3 - 0 6 - 2 - 0
Conference 0 - 3 - 0 3 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Minnesota Wisconsin
Score 13 38
First Downs 12 24
3rd Down Efficiency 1-for-10
10%
8-for-15
53%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 245 443
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-96 54-337
Average/Rush 3.2 6.2
Passing
Comp-Att 13-24 7-15
Passing Yards 149 106
Average/Pass Play 6.2 6.2
Penalties-Yards 3-30 2-20
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 25:04 34:56

PLAYER STATS

Minnesota (4 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
P. Nelson 13/24 149 2 2
Wisconsin (6 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Stave 7/15 106 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
P. Nelson 16 67 4.2 0
R. Williams Jr 6 20 3.3 0
D. Kirkwood 5 8 1.6 0
K. Maye 1 7 7.0 0
D. Engel 1 5 5.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. White 15 175 11.7 3
M. Ball 24 166 6.9 2
M. Gordon 10 20 2.0 0
J. Lewis 1 2 2.0 0
J. Stave 4 -26 -6.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Green 3 44 14.7 1
A. Barker 3 36 12.0 1
D. Goodger 2 27 13.5 0
M. Gray 3 20 6.7 0
A. McDonald 1 19 19.0 0
L. Plsek 1 3 3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Abbrederis 2 68 34.0 0
J. Fredrick 1 12 12.0 0
J. Pedersen 1 11 11.0 0
K. Doe 1 7 7.0 0
B. Wozniak 1 6 6.0 0
D. Watt 1 2 2.0 0
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