September 2, 2014

Brust leads Badgers past Gophers

The Wisconsin Badgers avenged a loss to Minnesota in the Twin Cities last month by pulling out a 78-70 win over Minnesota at the Kohl Center on Thursday night.

Ben Brust, who hit just 10 of 40 three-point attempts in his previous six games, including 1 for 8 against Michigan State, hit all four of his shots from distance last night, finishing with 20 points and 6 rebounds.

AUDIO: Bo Ryan on Ben Brust’s performance :11

Frank Kaminsky added 17 points and Nigel Hayes 15 for the Badgers
(20-5, 7-5 Big Ten).

Minnesota handed the Badgers an 81-68 loss last month in Minneapolis.

Wisconsin now plays back-to-back road games, at Michigan on Sunday and at Iowa a week from Saturday.