Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • WIS 349
    • 363 PSU
  • Turnovers

    • WIS 1
    • 0 PSU
  • Possession

    WIS PSU
    31:29 27:53
  • 1st Downs

    • WIS 16
    • 20 PSU

Game Information

Beaver Stadium
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Coverage: ESPN2
  • University Park, PA 16802
  • Line: PSU -2.5
Attendance: 93,505
11/26/2012 Associated Press

Penn State prevails in OT; Ball sets TD record

Sam Ficken hit a 37-yard field goal in overtime, and Wisconsin's Kyle French attempt from 45 yards went wide left to seal Penn State's 24-21 win Saturday in an emotional season finale in Happy Valley.

Scoring Summary

ESPN21234OTT
Wisconsin14007021
Penn State7068324
first QuarterWISPSU
TD
13:11
Curt Phillips pass complete to Melvin Gordon for 57 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
wisconsin drive: 4 plays 74 yards, 01:49 wisconsin td, 1:49
60
XP
13:11
Kyle French extra point GOOD.
wisconsin drive: 4 plays 74 yards, 01:49 wisconsin td, 1:49
70
TD
8:17
Zach Zwinak rush for 3 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
pennst drive: 15 plays 78 yards, 04:54 pennst td, 4:54
76
XP
8:17
Sam Ficken extra point GOOD.
pennst drive: 15 plays 78 yards, 04:54 pennst td, 4:54
77
TD
6:27
Montee Ball rush for 17 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
wisconsin drive: 4 plays 53 yards, 01:50 wisconsin td, 1:50
137
XP
6:27
Kyle French extra point GOOD.
wisconsin drive: 4 plays 53 yards, 01:50 wisconsin td, 1:50
147
third QuarterWISPSU
FG
10:55
Sam Ficken 23 yard field goal GOOD.
pennst drive: 11 plays 77 yards, 04:05 pennst fg, 4:05
1410
FG
2:58
Sam Ficken 32 yard field goal GOOD.
pennst drive: 11 plays 72 yards, 04:10 pennst fg, 4:10
1413
fourth QuarterWISPSU
TD
13:32
Matthew McGloin pass complete to Jesse James for 41 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
pennst drive: 6 plays 67 yards, 02:43 pennst td, 2:43
1419
2PTC
13:32
Two-point conversion attempt, Zach Zwinak rush GOOD.
pennst drive: 6 plays 67 yards, 02:43 pennst td, 2:43
1421
TD
0:18
Curt Phillips pass complete to Jeff Duckworth for 4 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
wisconsin drive: 14 plays 66 yards, 03:33 wisconsin td, 3:33
2021
XP
0:18
Kyle French extra point GOOD.
wisconsin drive: 14 plays 66 yards, 03:33 wisconsin td, 3:33
2121
OvertimeWISPSU
FG
Sam Ficken 37 yard field goal GOOD.
pennst drive: 3 plays 6 yards, 00:00 pennst fg
2124

Research Notes

  • Bill O'Brien's 8 wins are the most ever by a first-year Penn State head coach. The previous mark of 7 was set by Dick Harlow in 1915.

  • With his touchdown with 6:27 left in the first quarter, Montee Ball broke a tie with Travis Prentice for sole possession of first place on the FBS career touchdown list with 79.

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