(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BENJAMIN WORGULL Associated Press Having the best seat in the house to watch Wisconsin's three running backs weave their way to the end zone, quarterback Joel Stave can't help but acknowledge how Melvin Gordon, James White and Corey Clement have eased some of the offense's burden.
Stave also knows it's hard to beat teams when the passing game is struggling - especially on the road against a defense like that of No. 4 Ohio State, the Badgers' opponent Saturday night.
''They're talented, physical and good athletes,'' Stave said. ''We're going to have to play good if we want to beat them and prepare well, too.''
Wisconsin (3-1, 1-0 Big Ten) is tops in the conference and third in the nation with 349.8 rushing yards through its first four games; numbers generated thanks to Gordon, who has rushed for at least 140 rushing yards in every game this season and leads the nation with 624 yards and an 11.8 per carry average.
The passing game has been a different sto...