Nigel Hayes and Ethan Happ combined for 41 points and 17 rebounds, helping the 10th ranked Wisconsin Badgers end a two-game losing streak with a 71-60 win over Maryland at the Kohl Center.
The Badgers trailed the 24th-ranked Terrapins by six points at halftime but dominated the second half to pull out the win.
Both teams dealt with foul trouble throughout and the Badgers dealt with poor shooting in the first half before turning things around.
Wisconsin failed to shoot 40% or better in five of their last six games and started Sunday’s game by hitting just 28% from the floor (7 of 25) in the opening half. But this time the Badgers rebounded, shooting 51.5% (17 of 33) in the second half. [Read more…]