Final Score: (16) Wisconsin 20, Minnesota 7
Minneapolis, MN (WSAU-TSN) - James White rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown as the No. 16 Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 20-7.
The game at Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium was the battle for Paul Bunyan's axe, and the axe will stay in Wisconsin.
Joel Stave threw for 127 yards on 16-of-26 efficiency with a touchdown and an interception. Jared Abbrederis led all receivers with 67 yards on seven receptions and a touchdown as the Badgers (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten) extended their winning streak to six games.
Philip Nelson completed only 7-of-23 passes for 83 yards and David Cobb rushed for 68 yards on 17 carries. Minnesota's (8-3, 4-3) only score came on an interception returned for a touchdown by Aaron Hill in the second quarter as the Golden Gophers lost for the first time in five games.