Michigan State 16, Wisconsin 13

Date - Saturday, October 27, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Camp Randall Stadium
Attendance - 80538

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT T
Michigan State 0 3 0 7 6 16
Wisconsin 0 7 0 3 3 13

Recap


Michigan State 16, No. 25 Wisconsin 13 (OT):
Andrew Maxwell threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Bennie Fowler in overtime as the Spartans snapped the Badgers’ 21-game home winning streak.

Michigan State (5-4, 2-3 Big Ten) forced the extra period when Maxwell capped a 12-play, 75-yard drive with a 5-yard touchdown pass to Le'Veon Bell with 1:08 remaining in regulation.

Wisconsin (6-3, 3-2) opened overtime with Kyle French’ 43-yard field goal before turning the ball over to the Spartans, who kept their bowl hopes alive and held the Badgers’ vaunted rushing attack to 19 total yards.

The Badgers took an early lead with 13:44 left in the second quarter when Joel Stave threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Pedersen, and Michigan State answered with Dan Conroy’s 34-yard field goal with 9:13 left before halftime.

After averaging 34.2 points in its last five games, Wisconsin managed only 190 total yards. Running backs Montee Ball and James White were limited to 62 yards on 29 carries.

Maxwell was 24-of-39 for 216 yards for the Spartans, who won despite gaining only 61 yards on the ground but were 9-of-17 on third-down conversions.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The last seven games in the series have been decided by a combined 34 points, with all seven decided by 10 points or less. … The Spartans’ five Big Ten games have been decided by a combined 13 points. … Stave was 9-for-11 for 127 yards before exiting in the third quarter with a left shoulder injury. … The loss ended the Badgers’ 12-game Big Ten home winning streak.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
2nd Quarter - 13:44
Wisconsin   TD  Wisconsin 7 - Michigan State 0
2nd Quarter - 9:13
Michigan State   FG  Wisconsin 7 - Michigan State 3
4th Quarter - 6:06
Wisconsin   FG  Wisconsin 10 - Michigan State 3
4th Quarter - 1:08
Michigan State   TD  Wisconsin 10 - Michigan State 10
OT - 15:00
Wisconsin   FG  Wisconsin 13 - Michigan State 10
OT - 15:00
Michigan State   TD  Wisconsin 13 - Michigan State 16
TEAMS

Team Records

  Michigan State Wisconsin
W/L 5 - 4 - 0 6 - 3 - 0
Conference 2 - 3 - 0 3 - 2 - 0

Team Stats

  Michigan State Wisconsin
Score 16 13
First Downs 17 10
3rd Down Efficiency 9-for-17
53%
6-for-16
38%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 277 190
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 28-61 37-19
Average/Rush 2.2 0.5
Passing
Comp-Att 24-39 14-22
Passing Yards 216 171
Average/Pass Play 5.1 6.3
Penalties-Yards 4-25 2-15
Fumbles-Lost 4-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 30:13 29:47

PLAYER STATS

Michigan State (5 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
A. Maxwell 24/39 216 2 0
Wisconsin (6 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Stave 9/11 127 1 0
D. O'Brien 5/11 44 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Bell 21 77 3.7 0
N. Hill 3 -6 -2.0 0
A. Maxwell 4 -10 -2.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Ball 22 46 2.1 0
J. White 7 16 2.3 0
J. Abbrederis 1 7 7.0 0
J. Stave 3 -3 -1.0 0
D. O'Brien 3 -32 -10.7 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
K. Mumphery 5 63 12.6 0
T. Lippett 5 49 9.8 0
B. Fowler 6 48 8.0 1
L. Thomas 2 26 13.0 0
D. Sims 2 22 11.0 0
L. Bell 4 8 2.0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Pedersen 3 65 21.7 1
J. Abbrederis 4 48 12.0 0
K. Doe 3 18 6.0 0
J. Fredrick 1 18 18.0 0
B. Wozniak 1 11 11.0 0
D. Watt 1 7 7.0 0
C. Hammond 1 4 4.0 0