The 18th ranked Wisconsin Badgers beat the Gophers 42-13 at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday afternoon.  Wisconsin keeps control of the traveling trophy “Paul Bunyan’s Axe”.  Wisconsin led 28-6 at halftime and cruised in the 2nd half.  Marqueis Gray was held in check throwing for just 51 yards and rushing for 68 yards.  Minnesota scored its two touchdowns on a 96 yard kickoff return by Duane Bennett and a 5-yard fake field goal run by kicker Jordan Wettstein.

Minnesota drops to 2-8 on the season and will play at Northwestern at 11am next Saturday, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 10am.