In the first half, Trevon Hughes (pictured) couldn’t throw one in the ocean. He made up for it in the second half, scoring 15 of his 16 points, including 4 three-pointers in the final 7 minutes, as the Wisconsin Badgers pulled away for a 60-50 win over the Northwestern Wildcats in Big Ten action in Evanston.
The Badgers outrebounded the Wildcats 38-29, including 15 offensive rebounds.
The Badgers shot just 28% from the field in the second half, but Northwestern wasn’t much better (33%). The offensive rebounding gave Wisconsin extra chances and they converted.
Jason Bohannon led Wisconsin with 19 points as Wisconsin improved to
14-3 overall, 4-1 in the Big Ten. The Wildcats fell to 12-4 overall and 1-3 in Big Ten play.
The Badgers are in Columbus on Saturday night to face the Ohio State Buckeyes.