The Wisconsin Badger women’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak, knocking off Illinois 73-62 in Big Ten action in Champaign, Ill.
It’s the second Big Ten Conference road victory of the season for the Badgers (8-13, 4-7 Big Ten). The Badgers surpassed their conference win total from the last two seasons and earned one more road win than they had all of last season.
The Badgers led by as many as 18 points in the win. Nicole Bauman finished with a game-high 21 points, her third straight game with 20 or more points. 19 of Bauman’s 21 points came in the second half, when she went 5-of-9 from three-point range.
The Badgers also out-rebounded Illinois 50-35.
Marquette 80, Georgetown 73
In Milwaukee, the Golden Eagles earned their first Big East Conference win this season as senior Arlesia Moore scored a career high 30 points for Marquette.
Moore was a perfect 17-for-17 at the free throw line, which set program records for attempts and makes.
Freshman Kenisha Bell added 23 points and first-year head coach Carolyn Kieger earned her first career Big Est win.