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 rebounds to lead the Badgers.
Wisconsin shot just 32.1% from the field in the first half, yet trailed the Illini by just one point at halftime. They converted 48.1% from the field in the second half to come from behind for the win.
Illinois (10-16, 6-9) saw its winning streak end at four games. Wisconsin also extended its winning streak against the Illini to 15 games. Wisconsin’s last defeat at the hands of the Illini took place on January 2, 2011.
The Badgers won the first meeting against Illinois last month, 72-60 in Champaign. In that game, Khalil Iverson had 12 points and seven rebounds. [Read more…]