3rd quarter recap: Wisconsin 41, Indiana 7

Wisconsin ran for 173 yards in the quarter, and the Badgers now lead 41-7. Wisconsin, which has scored 24 straight points, expanded its lead to 31-7 thanks to a 10-play, 75-yard drive that ended when Montee Ball pounded in a one-yard touchdown run. Wisconsin went to the air just two times during that series.

The Badgers opened up the lead, 38-7, after Ball ran 49 yards to paydirt to end a two-play, 60-yard drive. Wisconsin added to its advantage when Kyle French made a 37-yard field goal, the last of a seven-play, 50-yard drive to give the Badgers the lead, 41-7. Wisconsin’s drive was keyed by Curt Phillips’ 52-yard run. The Badgers ran the ball on all six snaps on that drive.

Ball enters the fourth quarter with 198 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Indiana is poised to score with the ball at Wisconsin’s 17-yard line to start the fourth quarter.

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