Aleem Ford scored a career-high 19 points on Tuesday night, helping the Wisconsin Badgers knock off the Purdue Boilermakers 69-65 in Big Ten action at the Kohl Center.
Wisconsin (16-10, 9-6 Big Ten) built a second half lead and then held on to beat the Boilermakers (14-13, 7-9).
The Badgers are the best free throw shooting team in the Big Ten and again let everyone know why. The Badgers hit 19 of 20 from the stripe (95%), including 12-straight down the stretch and eight-straight in the final 28 seconds.
With the Badgers up 61-59 late, Sasha Stefanovic had two 3-point attempts with less than a minute left [Read more…]