The Badger women's basketball team overcame a 12-point deficit and upset 2nd seeded Michigan State 56-50 in the Big Ten Women's Tournament quarterfinals. The 7th seeded Badgers (18-13) move into the semifinals on Saturday.
Sophomore Tara Steinbauer scored 15 points while sophomore Lin Zastrow added 11 and junior point guard Rae Lin D'Alie added 10 points, a career high-tying eight rebounds and a season-high 6 steals.
The Badgers forced 25 Spartan turnovers and limited Michigan State to 32% shooting in the second half. The Badgers hit 15 of 19 free throws and improved to 5-0 on neutral courts this season.