Trice named candidate for Bob Cousy Award

  Wisconsin senior guard D’Mitrik Trice has been named a candidate for the 2021 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Trice is one of 20 watch list candidates, and one of three from the Big Ten, for the...

Pritzl to play professionally in Serbia

Former Wisconsin Badger guard Brevin Pritzl is taking his game to Serbia after agreeing to a deal to play for KK Tamis of the Basketball League Serbia. Pritzl averaged 8.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in 31 games for the Badgers last season.  Pritzl’s 37% mark from...

Wisconsin’s Gard named Big Ten Coach of the Year

Wisconsin Badger coach Greg Gard was named the 2020 Big Ten Coach of the Year, while juniors Nate Reuvers and D’Mitrik Trice were each named third-team all-big ten honorees. Gard led the Badgers to a share of the Big Ten title and eight-straight wins to finish...

Davison takes his turn as Badgers hold off Gophers

The Wisconsin Badgers ran their win streak to six-straight games, holding off the rival Minnesota Gophers 71-69 on Sunday night at the Kohl Center. Minnesota native Brad Davison scored 20 points and added seven rebounds and five assists for the Badgers.  Davison took...

Badgers upset #22 Michigan, win fifth straight

The 22nd-ranked Michigan Wolverines entered Thursday nights home game against Wisconsin as the hottest team in the Big Ten Conference, having won five straight.  The Badgers were next, riding a four-game winning streak. When the dust settled, the Badgers (18-10, 11-6...

Badger men’s basketball moves into 2nd place in Big Ten

The Wisconsin Badger men’s basketball team extended their winning streak to four games, knocking off the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 79-71 in Big Ten Conference action on Sunday at the Kohl Center. The Badgers improved their home record to 13-1 and moved into a...

Badgers blow second half lead, fall to #18 Iowa

The Wisconsin Badgers blew a 12-point second half lead, falling to the 18th ranked Iowa Hawkeyes 68-62 at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Monday night. The Hawkeyes (15-5, 6-3 Big Ten) trailed 57-45 with 7:13 left to play before going on a 19-2 run.  Joe Toussaint’s...

Illinois ends long stretch of Badger dominance

The Wisconsin Badgers saw their four-game winning streak come to an end, falling to Illinois 71-70 on Wednesday night at the Kohl Center.  The Badgers 15-game winning streak against the Illini also came to an end. Illinois (11-5, 3-2 Big Ten) defeated Wisconsin for...

Badgers drop season opener in overtime

Jordan Ford scored 26 points and Malik Fitts added 16 to lead 20th ranked Saint Mary’s of California to a 65-63 overtime victory over the Wisconsin Badgers on Tuesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Badgers led by as many as eight points in the first...

Woeful offensive showing ends Badgers season

Wisconsin’s offensive struggles in the latter portion of the season was a concern going into Friday’s NCAA Tournament opener against Oregon and those concerns turned out to be valid. The Badgers shot just 20 percent from three-point range (6 of 30) and...

Badgers miss chances on the road, fall in OT

Tuesday’s Big Ten game between the Badgers and Hoosiers in Bloomington was like a trip to the dentist.  It was painful to watch and seemed at times like nobody really wanted the win. But when the dust settled, it was the Hoosiers that ended their five-game...

Badgers hold off Northwestern

The Wisconsin Badgers sent the Northwestern Wildcats to their eighth straight loss, 69-64 in Evanston, Illinois on Saturday night. The Badgers (19-8, 11-5 Big Ten) remained one-half game behind fourth place Maryland (21-7, 12-5), which knocked off Ohio State 72-62...

Badgers push Big Ten win streak to three

On a day when upsets appeared to be the norm around the Big Ten Conference, the Wisconsin Badgers took care of business by beating Northwestern 62-46 at the Kohl Center. Ethan Happ recorded his second triple-double of the season, finishing with 13 points, 12 rebounds...

Reuvers to the rescue for the Badgers

It was another sloppy night of basketball for the Wisconsin Badgers on Wednesday night in Champaign, Ill., but in the end, Bucky found a way to persevere, 72-60 over Illinois. The Badgers (13-6, 5-3 Big Ten) extended their winning streak against the Illini (5-14, 1-7)...

Badgers take down unbeaten Michigan

The Wisconsin Badgers ended their two-game Big Ten losing streak, knocking off previously unbeaten Michigan 64-54 on Saturday at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin (12-6, 4-3 Big Ten) got a huge performance from their best player, senior Ethan Happ.  He scored 26 points and...

Badgers comeback falls short in loss at Maryland

The Wisconsin Badgers continue to struggle with slow starts and it happened again on Monday night in College Park, Maryland.  The Badgers put on another second half charge but their comeback fell short, falling to the Terrapins 64-60. The Badgers shot 26.9% (7 of 26)...

Badgers fall victim to the Gophers and some cold shooting

The Wisconsin Badgers shot just 26% from the field in the first half and dug too big of a hole to get out of, falling to the rival Minnesota Gophers 59-52 on Thursday night at the Kohl Center. The Badgers made just 2 of 14 three-pointers (14.3 percent) and 6 of 26...

Strong second half lifts Badgers past Rutgers

For the third straight game, the Wisconsin Badgers needed a strong second half to win and that’s what happened again Monday night. Wisconsin trailed by as many as 10 points in the first half and five points at halftime before rebounding for a 69-64 win over the...