The Wisconsin Badgers (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) didn't have to rely on their stingy defense for a change.
Scott Starks returned a fumble by Purdue quarterback Kyle Orton 40 yards for a touchdown in the closing minutes to lift Wisconsin (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) to a 20-17 win over No. 5 Purdue on Saturday.