For the second straight season, the Wisconsin’s NCAA Tournament run ended in the Sweet 16. Florida guard Chris Chiozza hit a floating three-pointer to send the Gators to a 84-83 overtime victory over Badgers.
Wisconsin jumped out to a fast start, then blew a 11-point lead and trailing going into halftime.
In the second half, the Badgers erased an eight-point deficit in the final 2:54 and forced overtime when Zak Showalter hit a game-tying three-pointer with 2.5 seconds left.
The Badgers jumped out quickly in overtime before Chiozza’s late heroics send the Badgers and the Big Ten home.
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