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...

Davison leads Badgers past Savannah State

The Wisconsin Badgers scored a program record 69 points in the first half and went on to beat Savannah State 101-60 on Thursday night at the Kohl Center. Sophomore guard Brad Davison pulled out of his season long shooting slump by hitting 6 of 9 three-pointers on the...

Badger basketball adds Ohio State transfer

The Wisconsin Badger men’s basketball team will be adding former Ohio State forward Micah Potter to their squad.  The 6’9, 240-pound forward from Mentor, Ohio, is transferring to the University of Wisconsin.  He will join the Badgers at semester break and...

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...

Badgers tip off Big Ten with win at Iowa

The Wisconsin Badgers stayed with the Iowa Hawkeyes in their Big Ten opener in Iowa City and in the end, pulled out a 72-66 victory. Ethan Happ fouled out with 45.8 seconds left, but the Badgers still got a big three-pointer from D’Mitrik Trice with 20 seconds...

Badgers beat Stanford in Bahamas

The Wisconsin Badgers were in command for most of their 62-46 victory over Stanford in the opening round of the “Battle 4 Atlantis” in the Bahamas on Wednesday afternoon. Ethan Happ and D’Mitrik Trice scored 16 points each and Nate Reuvers  added...

Wisconson’s Happ named Big Ten Player of the Week

  Wisconsin senior forward Ethan Happ was named the Big Ten men’s basketball Player of the Week. Happ averaged 22.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists a game while shooting 68.8 percent from the floor in a pair of Badger wins.  He poured in 30 points,...

Happ leads Badgers to Gavitt Tipoff victory

Ethan Happ followed up his triple-double from last week with another big performance, leading the Wisconsin Badgers to a 77-68 win over Xavier in the Gavitt Tipoff Games in Cincinnati. Happ poured in 30 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead the way for the...

Happ’s triple-double helps Badgers in opener (Audio)

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...

Big Ten Announces Men’s Basketball Preseason Honors

Purdue junior guard Carsen Edwards has been chosen as the Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year heading into the 2018-19 basketball season as voted on by a panel of conference media.  The media also selected a 10-member Preseason All-Big Ten team with eight conference...

Happ working out for the Lakers today

  Wisconsin Badger forward Ethan Happ has yet to receive an invite to the NBA Combine, but he’s still set to undergo some private workouts for NBA teams. The Wisconsin State Journal reported that Happ is scheduled to workout for the Los Angeles Lakers on...

Happ to enter NBA Draft without an agent

As expected, Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ announced on Tuesday that he will enter the NBA Draft without hiring an agent.  Happ is still waiting to get a picture of where he stands with respect to a potential selection. Happ averaged 17.9 points and 8.0 rebounds a game...

Happ to test NBA waters

Following Wisconsin’s 63-60 loss to Michigan State at the Big Ten Tournament on Friday, Badger big man Ethan Happ said he plans to test the NBA waters.  Happ also made it clear if he isn’t projected to be taken in the first round he will return to...

Badgers fall short against Michigan State, season is over

The Wisconsin Badgers gave Michigan State all they could handle, but in the end, UW fell to the Spartans 63-60 in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. Unlike Thursday, when the Badgers beat Maryland on the boards and at the free throw line, Wisconsin lost both of...

Badgers live to play another day (AUDIO)

The Wisconsin Badgers made all the right plays down the stretch to knock off the Maryland Terrapins 59-54 in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York. Wisconsin (15-17) moves on to face top-seeded Michigan State (28-3) in the...

Davison earns Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

  Wisconsin Badger freshman Brad Davison poured in a career high 30 points against No. 2 Michigan State on Sunday, earning him this week’s Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week honor. Davison had to leave the game in the second half after dislocating his...

Badgers fall short in finale against Michigan State (AUDIO)

The Michigan State Spartans wrapped up the outright Big Ten title in Madison on Sunday, but it didn’t come easy.  After falling behind in the second half, the Spartans made some big shots down the stretch and buried eight-straight free throws in a 68-63 win over...

Badgers extend win streak to three

The Wisconsin Badgers extended their Big Ten win streak to three, knocking off Northwestern 70-64 Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Ethan Happ led four Badgers in double figures with 19 points, seven rebounds, three assists, three blocks and four steals.  Fifteen...

Badgers rebound to knock off Gophers in OT

Just days after the Wisconsin Badgers rebounded in the second half to knock off then, sixth ranked Purdue, the Badgers did it again.  UW came from four down in the final minute and a half of regulation to force overtime and then beat Minnesota 73-63 on Monday night at...

Badgers knock off No. 6 Purdue, fans storm the court

Fans usually don’t storm the court at Wisconsin.  The Badgers usually win at a healthy clip and such an idea would never enter the minds of the fans. But this hasn’t been your normal season in Madison.  The Badgers were thinned by graduation and injuries...