Filed under: Stream Week 8: The Battle For The Axe Wisconsin Football Wisconsin Badgers Game Day: Minnesota Contributors: Kim McCauley and Mike Fiammetta Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Wisconsin Badgers Game Day: Minnesota Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email James White neared 100 yards in the first half and added two touchdowns, while the Gophers have kept this one closer than many of us probably expected. 8 Total Updates Since Oct 15, 2012, 2:54pm CDT Follow this stream October 20, 2012 Badgers Retain The Axe, Down Gophers, 38-13 By Kim McCauley@lgbtqfc The Golden Gophers had no answer for James White and Montee Ball, as the Badgers racked up 337 rushing yards and retained Paul Bunyan's Axe. 8 comments / new October 20, 2012 Montee Ball Returns By Mike Fiammetta@mikefiammetta After leaving earlier in the third quarter with an apparent left ankle injury, Montee Ball returned to Saturday's game against Minnesota. October 20, 2012 Montee Ball Leaves Game in 3rd Quarter By Mike Fiammetta@mikefiammetta After a 15-yard rush in the third quarter, Montee Ball jogged off the field with an apparent left ankle injury. October 20, 2012 Halftime: Wisconsin 14, Minnesota 6 By Mike Fiammetta@mikefiammetta The Badgers are halfway toward securing the Axe for a ninth straight year. October 20, 2012 The Battle For Paul Bunyan's Axe By Mike Fiammetta@mikefiammetta What's that Minnesota chant again? 135 comments / new October 19, 2012 Report: Gophers to Start Freshman QB Nelson By Mike Fiammetta@mikefiammetta Phil Miller of the Star Tribune reports Minnesota will sacrifice the redshirt year of Phillip Nelson by starting him Saturday afternoon against Wisconsin. October 16, 2012 Wisconsin Badgers Game Day: Minnesota By Mike Fiammetta@mikefiammetta Breaking down the Badgers' Week 8 opponent. 10 comments / new October 15, 2012 Checking In On Minnesota By Mike Fiammetta@mikefiammetta Wisconsin's Week 8 contest is The Battle For Paul Bunyan's Axe against a Minnesota squad that has dropped two straight after a strong start.