Bryant McIntosh scored 25 points and added 7 rebounds and 7 assists as the Northwestern Wildcats knocked off the 5/7 ranked Wisconsin Badgers 66-59 on Sunday night at the Kohl Center.
It’s a big win for the Wildcats, who are trying to secure a bid to their first-ever NCAA tournament. Northwestern beat Wisconsin for the second straight year and third time in the last five meetings.
The race for the Big Ten title drew closer as well. Wisconsin’s loss means the Badgers have just a one game lead over both Maryland and Purdue.
Followers of Wisconsin basketball could see this coming. The Badgers (21-4, 10-2 Big Ten) struggled with their shooting over the past four games (37% FG & 25% 3-point FG). [Read more…]