Darrell Hazell's coaching debut in a Big Ten game turned into a big bust.
Once again, Purdue got trampled by No. 24 Wisconsin.
Melvin Gordon ran for three touchdowns, James White added 145 yards rushing and a 70-yard score, and the Badgers' 41-10 rout spoiled the conference opener for Purdue.
Wisconsin extended its winning streak in the series to eight. They had beaten the Boilermakers by an average of 32 points in their previous four games.
Gordon scored from 5 and 27 yards in the first half before capping the opening drive of the second half with a 15-yard touchdown run to give Wisconsin (3-1, 1-0) a 31-10 lead.
''It got out of hand in the third quarter pretty quickly,'' said Hazell, in his first year at Purdue after coming over from Kent State. ''We've got to take a long look at ourselves - coaches and players - and make sure we're taking the correct steps to make sure our football team gets better.''
Start with tackling.
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