The Wisconsin Badgers ended their two-game Big Ten losing streak, knocking off previously unbeaten Michigan 64-54 on Saturday at the Kohl Center.
Wisconsin (12-6, 4-3 Big Ten) got a huge performance from their best player, senior Ethan Happ. He scored 26 points and added 10-rebounds and seven assists for the Badgers. No other Badger player scored in double figures, but five other Badgers scored at least six points.
Nathan Reuvers and Aleem Ford had nine points each. Brad Davison added eight points. D’Mitrick Trice and Kobe King each tallied six points. King also added five rebounds.
Neither team spent much time at the free throw line. Michigan hit just 5 of 11, while the Badgers were 7 of 9 with Happ hitting two out of four in the final two-plus minutes of the game. [Read more…]