The Wisconsin Badger men’s basketball team extended their winning streak to four games, knocking off the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 79-71 in Big Ten Conference action on Sunday at the Kohl Center.
The Badgers improved their home record to 13-1 and moved into a four-way tie for second place in the Big Ten with Iowa, Michigan State and Penn State.
The Badgers (17-10, 10-6 Big Ten) lost the first meeting against the Scarlet Knights (18-10, 9-8) back in December. Rutgers scored 23 second-chance points on 14 offensive rebounds in that first match-up. On Sunday, the Badgers held Rutgers to just seven offensive rebounds and Wisconsin actually won the second chance points battle 7-6.
Micah Potter, who wasn’t eligible during the first meeting, led the Badgers with 18 points and nine rebounds. He hit 4 of 5 three-pointers and 6 of 8 shots overall.
Nathan Reuvers and Brevin Pritzl added 17 points each and Brad Davison added 15 points, including his [Read more…]