The Wisconsin Badgers are starting to show signs that they’re climbing out of their recent shooting slump, hitting 12 of 23 shots from beyond the arc (52%) and 2 of 54 overall (50%) in the Badgers 77-57 win over Northwestern at the Kohl Center.
Ryan Evans scored 17 points and Jordan Taylor added 15 as the Badgers won their 3rd straight Big Ten game to improve to 4-3 in conference play and 15-5 overall. The win pulls the Badgers to within 1/2 game of Ohio State, Michigan State and Purdue who are in 3rd place in the Big Ten Conference race.
The Badgers used a 17-2 run early in the second half to break the game open.
John Shurna had 19 and Drew Crawford 17 to lead the Wildcats.