The Wisconsin men’s basketball team blew an 11-point lead in the second half but managed to hold off Western Kentucky 81-80 at the Kohl Center.
Freshman guard Brad Davison drew a foul on a UW inbound play with two seconds left, then hit one of two free throws to give the Badgers the victory.
The Badgers had fallen short in close games on a number of occasions this season. They finally got over the top on Wednesday night.
Western Kentucky (6-4) had already handed Purdue a 77-73 loss in the Battle 4 Atlantis.
In the final seconds of regulation, Brevin Pritzl, a 87% free throw shooter entering the game, made one of two to give the Badgers an 80-78 lead. [Read more…]