No. 19 Penn State took an early 7-0 lead on the road at No. 16 Wisconsin thanks to a 44-yard bomb from Matt McGloin to Curtis Drake with 8:44 left in the first quarter.
Then the wheels fell off.
Just about everything went wrong in Penn State's 45-7 loss at Camp Randall on Saturday.
And kept falling off, for three-quarters.
The Badgers scored 35 unanswered points, many of which came off of four Nittany Lions turnovers on the afternoon. Wisconsin controlled the ball for much of the game with 38:17 time of possession compared to just 21:43 for Penn State. The Badgers (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) racked up 27 first downs compared to just 12 for the Nittany Lions (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten), who fell for the second time in three weeks.
The home-standing Badgers dominated the line of scrimmage, racking up 450 total yards on the Big Ten’s top-ranked defense that had been allowing just 13 points a game going in. With the win, the Badgers earned a berth in the inaugural Big Ten Championship game in Decemb...