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Purdue vs. Wisconsin: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Radio, Game Time and BCS Impact

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 29:  Jared Abbrederis #4 of the Wisconsin Badgers out runs Christian Bryant #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes to score during the fourth quarter on October 29, 2011 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Wisconsin 33-29. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
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T.J. McaloonContributorNovember 1, 2011

No. 20 Wisconsin (6-2, 2-2) looks to rebound after two unbelievable losses in back-to-back games as they host Big Ten Conference foe Purdue (4-4, 2-2). The Badgers had an improbable two games decided in the last second in the last two weeks, as they lost on Hail Mary passes to Michigan State and Ohio State. 

 

Where: Camp Randall Stadium; Madison, Wis. 

When: Saturday, Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Watch: ABC, ESPN-2 or ESPN-3.com

Radio Station: 100.7 FM Z100 (WBIZ-FM) Wisconsin - 96.5 FM (WAZY-FM) Purdue

Betting Line: According to Bodog.eu, it’s Wisconsin -26. Take the Badgers, as Purdue was thumped by Michigan last week, and Wisconsin is finally coming home, after two straight losses on the road. 

 

Who Might Not Play For Wisconsin: No injuries to report as of right now.

Who Might Not Play for Purdue: DE Ryan Russell missed the second half against Michigan with a foot injury. He may not play this week against Wisconsin.

 

Key Storyline

Can Wisconsin bounce back after their losses on the road in the last two weeks?

 

BCS Implications

For Wisconsin, they still have a great shot at winning the Leaders division of the Big Ten Conference. They should win this game and will continue to win building to their division championship game, against Penn State.

 

Wisconsin Player to Watch: QB Russell Wilson

Wilson is still the best player on this Wisconsin team and quite possibly, is the best player in the Big Ten. He will have to have a great game on Saturday, if this Badgers team is going to be successful on Saturday.

 

Purdue Player to Watch: LB Joe Holland

Holland had an interception against Michigan that he returned for a touchdown, which was Purdue’s only score on the day.

 

Key Matchup: Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis vs. the Purdue secondary 

Jared Abbrederis went off last week against Ohio State in a losing manner, as he set a career high of six receptions 113 yards and two touchdowns. He will have another huge day this week against the Purdue secondary, as QB Russell Wilson will be looking his way a lot on Saturday. 

 

Prediction: Wisconsin 65, Purdue 17

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