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Melvin Gordon led UW w/ 142 rush yds (Fleming/13)

Rushing for six touchdowns and accounting for seven of Wisconsin's eight scores Saturday night, the Badgers' trio of tailbacks came up big in all the right spots during their 56-32 win over Illinois at Memorial Stadium.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sometimes the best defense is a good offense, especially with the talented backs at the University of Wisconsin's disposal. The Badgers used that motto to their advantage early and often in their 56-32 win over Illinois Saturday at Memorial Stadium, giving UW its first road win of the season. Going against an Illinois defense allowing 195.4 yards on the ground per game, a... Recommended Stories

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