Wisconsin scores 83 on Hoosiers! Interesting Facts and Questions



Do the Indiana Hoosiers even try to play defense in football? Seriously, did they decide to play with less than 11 men today, how can you give up 80+ points?

Is Bill Lynch fired? Will he accuse Bret Bielema of running up the score?

How exactly can you not “run up the score” if the opposing defense is that bad?

Did Bucky’s arms fall off after doing push-ups after every point scored?

Bo Ryan’s Wisconsin Badgers college basketball team tips off tomorrow vs. Prairie View A&M, will they reach 83 points?

How many times will they do that in a game this season?

Did the Badgers look at the Illini and Wolverines putting up 132 points and say “hey we can do that too?”

These are questions, but here are some answers.

Scoring in the 70s is common in college football…especially if you’re the Steve Spurrier era Florida Gators…but a BCS conference team scoring in the 80s in an conference game? We saw a rare feat on Saturday.

-Wisconsin scored 83 points, its most-ever in a Big Ten game and its most since beating Marquette 85-0 on Oct. 8, 1915. It is the highest point total in the modern era of UW football (since 1946). That’s the most in a Big Ten game since Ohio State scored 83 against Iowa on Oct. 28, 1950 and tied for the third-most in the history of the league.

-UW’s 83 points are the most by any FBS team in more than two years. Arkansas State scored 83 points against Texas Southern on Sept. 6, 2008.

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