Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 9/22/14
A few tidbits from Wisconsin's 45-0 win over UMass: With the win, Gary Andersen has a career record of .500 for the first time since he was 3-3 in 2003 with Southern Utah. Wisconsin has now won 16 consecutive season openers, dating back to 1998 and 18 straight home openers, dating back to 1996.The Badgers have now won 27 consecutive nonconference home games, tied for the second-longest active streak in the FBS. The last nonconference home loss was Sept. 13, 2003 to UNLV.It was Wisconsin's first shutout since beating Oregon State 35-0 Sept. 10, 2011. It was also UW's most lopsided shutout since a 65-0 win over Temple on Sept. 10, 2005.Wisconsin is now 30-2 all-time against MAC teams, including 28-2 at home.Wisconsin converted 8 of 11 third downs (72.7), its highest single-game conversion percentage since converting 11-of-15 third downs (73.3) against Washington State on Sept. 1, 2007.The Badgers had three players rush for 100 yards or more for just the third time. The others: Last y...

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