Sanders stars as Lions top Badgers
Mcsorley ties program wins mark.
STATE COLLEGE — Trace Mcsorley tied Penn State’s record for wins by a quarterback with his 29th, and the 21st-ranked Nittany Lions beat Wisconsin, 22-10, on Saturday.
Miles Sanders ran for 159 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries, and Mcsorley completed 19 of 25 passes for 160 yards and a TD while matching Todd Blackledge’s victory total from 1980-82.
Deandre Thompkins caught a touchdown pass for Penn State, which held the Badgers (6-4, 4-3) to 125 yards in the second half and sacked backup quarterback Jack Coan five times.
Jonathan Taylor ran 20 times for 185 yards and a touchdown, but Coan completed 9 of 20 passes for 60 yards with two interceptions. The Badgers have lost three of their last five games.
Jake Pinegar made three field goals for Penn State while Wisconsin kicker Rafael Gaglianone added the Badgers final points midway through the third quarter.
Penn State running back Miles Sanders cuts down the field during Saturday’s game against Wisconsin.