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BTN Stats Guys: Badgers' numbers add up

Sam Dekker & Frank Kaminsky

Illinois at Wisconsin - Men's Basketball Highlights

Following Wednesday night’s win over Illinois, Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan told the media he felt his team got some good looks on offense, hit some shots, and got to the free throw line. Those words accurately sum up the Badgers through 16 games as almost everything from players wearing cardinal and white have been good this season.

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Analyzing the numbers: Appling vs. Ferrell

Keith Appling

Keith Appling Two-Handed Flush

Assembly Hall will host two of the best point guards in the Big Ten Saturday, as Keith Appling leads his fourth-ranked Michigan State Spartans (12-1, 1-0) into Bloomington against Yogi Ferrell and the Indiana Hoosiers (10-4, 0-1).

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Analyzing the numbers: Badger rush attack vs. IU

James White

James White Busts Off 93-Yard TD Run

Wisconsin entered Saturday averaging 280 rushing yards this season, which ranked second in the Big Ten (10th in FBS). The Badgers just about doubled that total with a 2013 FBS-high 554 rushing yards in their 51-3 rout of Indiana at Camp Randall Stadium.

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Analyzing the numbers: Braxton Miller vs. Purdue

Braxton Miller

Miller Flips to Brown for a Touchdown

It was easy pickings for Braxton Miller on Saturday in Ohio State’s 56-0 rout of Purdue. In just one half, the Buckeyes quarterback tossed four touchdown passes, including three in the first quarter. That marked the most touchdown passes in a single quarter in his career.

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Analyzing the numbers: Minnesota rush vs. Nebraska

David Cobb

Nelson Starts Wide, Runs Under Center for QB Keeper

Minnesota reverted back to what it knows best Saturday against Nebraska – running the football. The Golden Gophers tallied 271 rushing yards in their 34-23 win over the Cornhuskers, their most in Big Ten play this season and most against a conference opponent since recording 327 yards against Michigan State in 2005.

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Analyzing the numbers: Connor Cook vs. Iowa

Connor Cook

Cook Rolls, Hits Fowler for 37-Yard TD

Entering a matchup against the seventh-ranked rush defense in the country, Michigan State figured it would need to have success in the air to have any shot at winning its Big Ten opener Saturday at Iowa.

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Analyzing the numbers: Devin Gardner vs. Akron

NCAA Football: Akron at Michigan

Devin Funchess 48-Yard Touchdown

It wasn’t pretty, but Michigan held off Akron for a 28-24 win at The Big House on Saturday. It took a come-from-behind win against a team that hasn’t beaten an FBS opponent since 2010 for the Wolverines to extend their FBS-high 17-game home win streak.

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@BTNStatsGuy: Week 1 Nuggets

Week 1 kicks off tonight, with reigning co-Big Ten champ Wisconsin hosting UNLV, so it’s time to get you some stats before you watch all the action. The following 12 stats are some of the latest tweets from my twitter account, @BTNStatsGuy. Check me out on Twitter to get all of my Big Ten stats and come back here every week for this feature. Enjoy!

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