After losing in last years NCAA National semifinals, the Wisconsin Badgers we’re looking for two things this year. They wanted to play for and win a National Championship and hoped to have a chance to return the favor to the Wildcats along the way.
One of the two was accomplished on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium, when the Badgers came from behind in the final minutes to beat Kentucky 71-64, handing the Wildcats their first loss of the season. They now look to take on goal #2 when they play for the National title on Monday night (8:18 p.m.) against Duke.
Wisconsin (36-3) advanced to the title game for the first time under coach Bo Ryan. They’ll try to avenge a loss to Duke (34-4) earlier this season. The Blue Devils knocked off Michigan State 81-61 in the first semifinal last night. [Read more…]