HONOLULU (AP) -- John Clay's relentless rushing helped Wisconsin run over Hawaii 51-10 win on Saturday night, dashing the Warriors' hopes for an appearance in their hometown bowl game.
Clay rushed for 172 yards and scored three touchdowns for postseason-bound Wisconsin (9-3), which strengthened its argument for an invite to the Outback Bowl.
Hawaii (6-7) had its four-game winning streak come to an end and fell one victory short of a bid to the Hawaii Bowl, in which the Warriors had hoped to face former coach June Jones and SMU.
Clay, the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, finished the season with 1,416 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien was 16 for 20 for 253 yards.
Hawaii's lone touchdown came on a 2-yard pass from Bryant Moniz to Javonte Taylor in the fourth quarter. Moniz threw for 197 yards and a touchdown but had two interceptions.