Wisconsin at a glance

Coach: Gary Andersen, first season

Record: 8-2, 5-1 Big Ten • AP ranking: No. 16

Axe fact: Wisconsin has won nine consecutive games against the Gophers in the annual battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe.

Key stat: In Melvin Gordon (1,306 yards rushing) and James White (1,156 yards), the Badgers are the only FBS team to have a pair of 1,000-yard rushers already this season.

Balance: The Badgers rank fifth nationally in scoring defense (14.0 points per game) and 19th nationally in scoring offense (38.5).

Did you know? Wisconsin is 11-4 in November road games since 2006.