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Stave and Phillips emerge as top two Badger QBs after spring game

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MADISON - Joel Stave and Curt Phillips separated themselves from the pack in the battle for the starting quarterback position in University of Wisconsin's spring game yesterday afternoon at Camp Randall Stadium.

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Stave broke his collarbone has October against Michigan State and missed the rest of the season, but he was strong Saturday, completing 15-of-20 passes for 161 yards and a touchdown. Phillips was 8-of-13 for 82 yards through the air. Melvin Gordon led all rushers with 74 yards on 17 carries, while Kenzel Doe caught eight passes for 93.

Using a complex scoring system, the Badger defense beat the offense, 61-47. The players take a few weeks off, then report for the summer conditioning program June 9th.

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