Wisconsin (1-1 / 4-2) will try and pass a road test after two failed attempts this season, as the Badgers will play at Purdue (0-1 / 3-2) today. Wisconsin has had its struggles on the road this season, losing at Oregon State 10-7 back on September 8th and then falling at Nebraska, 30-27 on September 29th. Head coach Bret Bielema believes if his team wants to be in the Big Ten title picture at the end of the season, they have to win away from Camp Randall Stadium…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/BIELEMA1.mp3|titles=BIELEMA1]
Wisconsin has had success at Purdue of late. Dating back to 1997, the Badgers have won four straight at Ross-Ade Stadium. Defensive lineman David Gilbert said today’s game at Purdue is a big game for Wisconsin…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/GILBERT1.mp3|titles=GILBERT1]
With Ohio State and Penn State both ineligible for postseason play, many believe that Wisconsin and Purdue are the front runners in the Big Ten’s Leaders Division. Badgers linebacker Chris Borland acknowledged that today’s game with the Boilermakers is big…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/BORLAND1.mp3|titles=BORLAND1]
Today’s game featuring Wisconsin at Purdue can be heard on 93.9 FM WDOR. Coverage begins at 9 AM. Kickoff from West Lafayette, Indiana is set for 11 AM central.
Neither Wisconsin or Purdue is ranked in either national poll this week.
Wisconsin has won six straight over Purdue dating back to 2004. The Badgers have won eight of last ten meetings with the Boilermakers.
Wisconsin is 40-29-8 all-time against Purdue. The Badgers are 17-17-3 at West Lafayette, Indiana.
Badgers head coach Bret Bielema is 4-0 against the Boilermakers including a 2-0 mark at Purdue.