The Wisconsin Badger women’s basketball team will play at Wake Forest in the ninth annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday, Dec. 2 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
The Badgers were 9-20 in 2014-15, including a 5-13 mark in the Big Ten to finish 11th. Coach Bobbie Kelsey returns seven letter winners and four starters, including 2014 first-team All-Big Ten pick Michala Johnson, who was recently granted a sixth year by the NCAA. UW also returns 2015 honorable mention All-Big Ten pick Nicole Bauman, who led Wisconsin with 15.3 points per game as a junior.
Wake Forest was 13-20 in 2014-15 and 13th in the final ACC standings at 2-14. The Demon Deacons return four starters from last season.
Wisconsin is 0-1 all-time against Wake Forest, losing to the Demon Deacons on Dec. 28, 1992, in Madison.
The Badgers are 4-4 all-time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge after losing at Miami 66-54 last season.
The ACC has dominated the Challenge, winning six of eight seasons with two seasons ending in a tie.