Penn State 22, Wisconsin 10
Those of us who had lost faith in the Lions, thinking they couldn’t solve their problems before the end of the year, were treated to a pleasant surprise in the blustery cold of St. Joe Memorial-Irwin Financial Stadium at Beaver Field on Saturday. The #21 Penn State Nittany Lions, much maligned offensive line and all, defeated the Wisconsin Badgers, 22-10, spoiling any hope in Madison that their team would compete for the Big Ten championship this year.
Any notion that Time of Possession is increasingly irrelevant should fly back in to Matt Herb’s ass from whence it came. Penn State won the game because it took care of business, keeping the ball for 34 minutes while the Badgers could manage only 26, quite a turnaround from being dead last in the conference. [Continue reading]