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The University of Wisconsin senior speaks to the media Saturday night after the Badgers defeated the Army Black Knights 20-14 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.

Whether you are making the trek to Ross-Ade Stadium or watching from the comfort of your couch, the Wisconsin State Journal has Badgers fans covered with a complete breakdown of everything they need to know as the University of Wisconsin football team (3-3) squares off against the 25th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers (4-2) on Saturday afternoon in West Lafayette, Indiana. 

Watching at home

Saturday's game is being broadcast on the Big Ten Network, with kickoff scheduled for 2 p.m. Fans in the Madison area can listen to the game on 101.5 FM or 1310 AM with Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas on the call.

Heading to Ross-Ade Stadium

If you're heading down to West Lafayette for the game, here's what you should know in advance:

Tickets: Fans are required to use mobile tickets for parking and entry to the stadium, with the university encouraging spectators to add their mobile tickets to their Apple Wallet or Google Pay on their smartphone before entering. For fans still looking for a ticket to Saturday's game, as of 5 p.m. Friday Purdue did not have any tickets available, but the ticket brokering website StubHub was offering seats from $28-$285 plus fees. 

The University of Wisconsin sophomore speaks to the media Saturday night after completing 8 of 15 passes for 112 yards and rushing for a pair of touchdowns in the Badgers' 20-14 victory over the Army Black Knights at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.

Weather: Fans headed to the game can expect the recent trend of pleasant weather to continue, with the National Weather Service calling for a mostly sunny afternoon with a high of 58 degrees and a west wind of 6 mph.

COVID protocols: Fans at Purdue football home games are required to wear masks in all public indoor areas, including restrooms, elevators and the team store. Fans are not required to wear face coverings while in the outdoor areas of the stadium, including the outdoor seating areas.  

Cashless concessions: Concession stands at Ross-Ade Stadium will accept only credit and debit cards. Fans are able to covert cash to concessions cards at section 115.

More info: Check out the Boilermakers' 2021 football fan guide below for additional information. 

Catch up on our coverage

From reporter Colten Bartholomew taking a look at how former Badgers star Melvin Gordon has helped push freshman Braelon Allen to columnist Jim Polzin breaking down where UW stands in the Big Ten West race — and everything in between — we have something for every Badgers fan:

The University of Wisconsin freshman speaks to the media Saturday night after rushing 16 times for 108 yards and a touchdown as the Badgers defeated the Army Black Knights 20-14 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.

The University of Wisconsin senior speaks to the media Saturday night after the Badgers defeated the Army Black Knights 20-14 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.

This article originally ran on madison.com.

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