"We came out at halftime and said ... that if it's up in the air and it's close, Abbrederis is going to come down with it most of the time," Andersen said.

Stave finished 9 of 17 for the game for 197 yards.

As lopsided as the score was, Andersen knew he definitely had to improve in one area next week.

"I would not say we are game ready (in) singing 'On Wisconsin,'" said Andersen, referring to the school's fight song. "We've got a ways to go."