Badgers 21st in BCS standings after shutout of Purdue; Borland is player of the week
The Wisconsin football team is back in the Top 25 after its 37-0 home victory over Purdue on Saturday.
The Badgers moved into the AP poll at No. 24. They're also 22nd in the USA Today coaches' poll, and 21st in the BCS standings.
Wisconsin became bowl-eligible with its sixth overall victory.
They're now 6-2 on the year, and 3-2 in the Big Ten.
Wisconsin will play at Indiana on Saturday.
The Hoosiers have lost double-digit leads in their last two games, and they're now 4-5 overall and 1-4 in the conference.
Wisconsin freshman linebacker Chris Borland was named the Big Ten's co-defensive player of the week.
He recovered two fumbles, forced another, and had one tackle for a loss in Saturday's shutout of Purdue.
Borland is one of three players in the country to have forced and recovered at least three fumbles this season.
He was also named the league's special teams player-of-the-week for blocking a punt against Wofford on Sept. 19.
Borland shared his defensive honors with Garrett Brown of Minnesota.
In other Badger news, Wisconsin's home game with Michigan has been set for an 11 a.m. kickoff on Nov. 14.
The Big Ten Network will show it.