Strong First Half Leads Badgers Against Rhode Island

The Wisconsin Badgers (4-1) started strong both offensively and defensively, then held on to beat the Rhode Island Rams 73-62 at the Kohl Center on Wednesday. The Badgers built a 17-point lead at halftime (33-16) with strong defensive work and some hot early shooting...

Reuvers named Big Ten Player of the Week

Wisconsin Badger forward Nate Reuvers had a career week to open the season and was rewarded by being named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday. It marked the first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor for the junior forward, who averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds...

Happ to play with Bulls Summer League team

Former Wisconsin men’s basketball star Ethan Happ will suit up with the Chicago Bulls summer league squad this summer.  The Bulls open play in Las Vegas on July 5th against the Los Angeles Lakers. Happ started four seasons with the Badgers and set program...

Happ, Howard named All-American

The state of Wisconsin has two All-American college basketball players in the same season for the first time ever. Wisconsin senior Ethan Happ and Marquette junior Markus Howard were both named to the All-American second team by the Associated Press on Tuesday. Happ,...

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...

Happ named first team All-Big Ten

The Big Ten Conference handed out its season awards on Monday and the only Wisconsin representation is senior forward Ethan Happ.  Happ was named first team All-Big Ten, becoming the first Badger in school history to receive the honor three times.  It’s just the...

Iverson leads Badgers past Ohio State in overtime

The 21st ranked Wisconsin Badgers blew a 23-point second half lead and needed overtime to knock off the Ohio State Buckeyes 73-67 in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday. Ohio State (18-13, 8-12 Big Ten) outscored the Badgers (22-9, 14-6) 27-5 over the last seven minutes of...

Badger seniors with a happy farewell

After playing close game after close game, the Wisconsin Badgers cruised to a convincing 65-45 senior night victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday night at the Kohl Center.  The win moved the Badgers to within one victory of securing fourth place in the Big Ten...

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 win grudge match against Illinois

The Wisconsin Badgers (18-8, 10-5 Big Ten) snapped their two-game losing streak by coming from behind to beat Illinois 64-58 at the Kohl Center on Monday night. Brad Davison had 18 points and seven rebounds and Khalil Iverson added a career high 16 points with nine...

Badgers miss chance to draw closer in title hunt (AUDIO)

With Big Ten Conference leader Michigan and second place Purdue both losing last night, the Wisconsin Badgers missed a chance to climb to within a game of the conference lead. Cassius Winston poured in 23 points to lead 11th ranked Michigan State to a 67-59 win over...

Badgers avenge January loss to Gophers

It was far from perfect, but the 19th ranked Wisconsin Badgers aren’t interested in style points at this stage of the season.  After falling to Minnesota at the Kohl Center on January 3, the Badgers returned the favor, pulling out a 56-51 win on Wednesday night...

Badgers extend win streak to four

The Wisconsin Badgers jumped out to an early 14-point lead on Nebraska, before the Cornhuskers bounced back to take a lead half way through the second half. That’s when Charlie Davis came off the bench to neutralize the threat and sophomore guard Brad Davison...

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 rebound with road win at Penn State

The Wisconsin Badgers rebounded from a pair of losses to knock off the Penn State Nittany Lions 71-52 in Big Ten Conference action on Sunday night in State College, Pa. After shooting poorly in a loss to border rival Minnesota, the Badgers improved their offensive...