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GAME THREAD: Wisconsin Badgers vs. Purdue Boilermakers

The Badgers defend their top spot in the Big Ten West and go for an 11th straight over Purdue.

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One blink of an eye and we're here, Badgers fans. Game 11 of 12, the last one before turkey, stuffing and, eventually, another Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe. The Badgers sit seventh in the College Football Playoff rankings and look to move up in the coming weeks. They'll have to dispose of the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday to make that happen.

It's the second straight week in which the Badgers face a team from the bottom of the division, as Purdue sits in last in the Big Ten West at 3-7 overall, 1-6 in conference. In alignment with that record, the Boilermakers are dead-last in the conference in points and total yards allowed. Offensively, they rank last in rushing as well. However, they throw the ball more than any other Big Ten team. The quarterback-wide receiver combination of David Blough and DeAngelo Yancey will be one to watch—Blough leads the conference in passing yards, while Yancey is his favorite play-making target. They'll need to be sharp if Purdue has any hopes at a win today.

Join all of us at B5Q in the comments below and on Twitter as the Badgers look for their fifth straight win of the season and 11th straight over Purdue.