It took into the second half, but eventually, the Badgers size and strength won out and Wisconsin pulled away for a 71-56 win over the Titans of Cal State Fullerton.
The Badgers put together a 8-0 run early in the second half to finally pull away.
Wisconsin (30-4) won its 10th straight game and tied a school record with its 30th win of the season. It sets up a date with 11th-seeded Kansas State on Saturday (3:20pm). The Wildcats knocked off USC 80-67.
Brian Butch had 14 to lead the Badgers, while Jason Bohannon and Joe Krabbenhoft added 13 points each.
The Badgers out rebounded the Titans 50-27 with Marcus Landry leading the way with a dozen.
Josh Akognon hit 11 of 23 from the field and 5 of 12 from three-point range to score a game high 31 points for the Titans.