The Big Ten Conference won it’s second straight ACC/Big Ten Challenge, taking 6 of the 11 games played this week. It’s the second straight Challenge win for the Big Ten Conference, after losing the first 10 years.
The Wisconsin Badgers contributed to the cause, rolling to a 87-48 win over the North Carolina State Wolfpack at the Kohl Center. The Badgers bounced back from their loss to Notre Dame on Sunday night.
Jon Leuer had 22 points and 11 rebounds and said winning the Challenge is a big deal.
Jordan Taylor added 21 points for the Badgers (5-2), who improved to 70-5 against non-conference opponents at the Kohl Center under Bo Ryan. Wisconsin hasn’t lost back to back games since January 2009.
The Badgers next, face South Dakota at the Kohl Center on Saturday.