February 8, 2016

Badger women break long drought against Buckeyes

The Wisconsin Badger women’s basketball team ended a 20-game losing streak to

Morgan Paige

Morgan Paige

Ohio State with a 68-49 win over the Buckeyes at the Kohl Center on Sunday.  That losing streak dated back 12-years.

The Badgers also won for the first time in the Big Ten this season, improving to 9-10 overall and 1-5 in conference play.

The Buckeyes (11-8, 1-5 Big Ten) led 29-25 at halftime.  But Wisconsin got hot in the second half to pull out the win.

Morgan Paige finished with 28 points, including all 11 of her free throws for the Badgers.  Wisconsin tied a school record by going 15 for 15 at the line.

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