Badgers unable to run past Penn State
Relying heavily on the run game, the Wisconsin Badgers just couldn't control the game and fell to the Penn State Nittany Lions 22-10 on Saturday.
Wisconsin had an early 7-0 lead after Jonathan Taylor ran 71 yards to paydirt in the opening minutes of the first quarter, but that was the only lead the Badgers would see all day.
Taylor was the lone bright spot for the Badgers, he rushed for 185 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries. As a team, the Badgers ran the ball 37 times and only passed it 20 times.
Badgers' quarterback Jack Coan was inefficient when the team decided to air it out, throwing for just 60 yards along with two interceptions.
Penn State's Trace McSorley was able to find success through the air, going 19-25 for 160 yards and a touchdown.
The Nittany Lions controlled time of possession and had 23 first downs, compared to Wisconsin's 12.
The Badgers fall to 6-4 overall and 4-3 in the Big Ten. The 20th ranked Nittany Lions improve to 7-3 and 4-3 in the Big Ten.