The Wisconsin Badgers built a 22-point halftime lead and went on to beat Coppin State 85-63 in their season opener at the Kohl Center on Tuesday night.
Preseason All-American forward Ethan Happ finished with 10 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds, recording the program’s second ever triple-double. Josh Gasser had the first back in 2011 against Northwestern.
D’Mitrik Trice scored 17 of his game high 21 points in the first half, hitting five of nine from three-point range. He finished seven of thirteen overall.
Brevin Pritzl hit four of five from behind the arc and finished with 16 points.
As a team, the Badgers hit 12 of 32 from distance for the game and even more impressively, made 23 of 26 at the free throw line. [Read more…]