The number-21 Wisconsin Badgers shooting woes continued on Thursday night, falling to 11th ranked Iowa 77-62 at the Kohl Center.
The shooting issues have plagued the Badgers for the better part of a month now and it reached new lows against the Hawkeyes when Wisconsin hit just 4 of 15 layups in the game. UW had 17 offensive rebounds, yet scored just four second chance points.
The Badgers did make 5-of-14 three-pointers in the first half, but just 19-of-22 from inside the arc.
For the game, UW made 13-of-34 three’s (38.2%), but just 21-of-70 (30%) overall. Micah Potter finished with 23 points on 8-of-15 shooting and Brad Davison hit 5-of-11 from the field, including 5-of-8 from three-point distance for 15 points.
But things were much worse for the rest of the Badgers. Aleem Ford made 2-of-10 shots and finished with 6 points. Tyler Wahl was 0-for-6, 0-for-2 from distance and 0-for-2 from the free throw line. Potter’s 23-point night meant Nate Reuvers [Read more…]