Following an intense overtime victory of 73-71 against Vanderbilt in the third and final game of the Paradise Jam holiday tournament, the Badgers, now 3-3 and off to their best start to the year since the 2012-’13 season, hope to settle down after a busy few days of consecutive games as they prepare to face Pittsburgh (5-1) Wednesday night.
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After an emotional 77-74 victory over Southern University at the Kohl Center, complemented by a career night by sophomore forward Abby Laszewski, the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball has a quick turnaround as they head out east to Washington D.C.
Coming off a disappointing performance against their in-state rivals, the Badgers (2-1) bounced back with a 77-74 win against a tough Southern University (1-2) team Monday night.
When Jonathan Tsipis was hired to become the seventh coach in Wisconsin program history, one of his primary objectives was to recruit better talent than previous UW regimes.
Coming off of a disappointing performance against in-state rivals Green Bay, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team (1-1) will look to bounce back Monday night as they host Southern University (1-1). Southern University has had a start to their season that mimics that of Wisconsin as they blew out Mobile University in its season opener before falling to Indiana.
“We are, Green Bay! We are, Green Bay!” roared the jubilant Phoenix faithful in the waning seconds of Green Bay’s (2-0) 67-34 drudging of the Wisconsin Badgers (1-1). Filling up the entire section behind the Phoenix bench, the Green Bay crowd created a home-game-type atmosphere that exceeded a subdued and energy deficient Badger crowd. On the floor, the Badgers seemed to lack the energy and enthusiasm that most teams have headed into a rivalry game as UW was beaten soundly on both sides of the ball as well as in the intangible aspects of the game, such as hustle and heart. “That was a Green Bay butt-kicking,” head coach Jonathan Tsipis said.Shooting woes plagued the Badgers as they finished shooting 26.9 percent from the field and were unable to convert on any of their 16 3-point field goal attempts.
Fresh off an 80-66 victory over the Charlotte 49ers, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team (1-0) will host an in-state rival, the Green Bay Phoenix (1-0), at 7 p.m.
After facing a tough season last year, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team (1-0) knew it was going to have to make some serious improvements if it wanted to make an impact against teams this year.
Wisconsin’s women’s basketball team prepares to face UNC Charlotte on Sunday to get its season officially underway.
With 3:52 left in the third quarter, after Courtney Fredrickson missed free throw, Cayla McMorris muscled her way through three defenders for an offensive rebound, flipped the ball to a diving Suzanne Gilreath, who then dumped it off to Kendall Shaw for an easy layup.
Kendra Van Leeuwen, a sophomore point guard on the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team, spent the majority of her summer playing on the Team Canada’s U-19 women’s basketball team.
No doubt there is work to be done this season for the Wisconsin women’s basketball team as it hopes to relinquish its lost ground from its 2016-’17 season.
In a rugged and competitive Big Ten conference last season, there was a major difference between regular season co-champions, Ohio State and Maryland, and conference bottom feeders, Illinois, Wisconsin, Rutgers and Nebraska.But despite the major differences between first and last, the Big Ten was one of the deepest conferences in the country.
Men's Basketball: Hayes delivers dagger into Nova's repeat bidWith 20.3 seconds remaining and the No. 8 seed Badgers tied 62-62 against the No. 1 overall seed Villanova Wildcats, Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard called a timeout, looking to draw up the most important set piece of the Badgers’ season.
The No. 11 seed Badgers opened up Big Ten Tournament play against the No. 14 seed Rutgers, and the two were tied 6-6 with 3:16 left in the first quarter.The game was never tied again, as the Badgers (3-13 Big Ten, 9-21 overall) went on to the win the first quarter 14-6, the first half 27-13, and ultimately the game 61-55 against the Scarlet Knights (3-12, 6-24).“We've talked a lot as a team since the game ended at Iowa on Sunday night about doing something that nobody in the program currently had done: win a first round game,” head coach Jonathan Tsipis told UWBadgers.com.Redshirt senior forward Avyanna Young led her young squad with 20 points, and also added four rebounds and three assists.While Young did pour in almost a third of her team’s points, Rutgers’ Shrita Parker did her best to keep her team afloat with 24 points in the game.
Wisconsin’s women’s basketball team most definitely did not exceed any expectations this season.
Women's basketballAfter closing the season by splitting a pair of games last week, head coach Jonathan Tsipis saw the Badger’s progression as an important accomplishment heading into the Big Ten Tournament.
It all came together Wednesday night for the Badgers, as they ended their home season with a combination of senior night, a senior reaching her 1,000-point mark and a buzzer-beater shot to seal the victory.
On a campus like UW-Madison, where football and men’s basketball grab headlines week in and week out, women’s sports can go unnoticed, despite achieving continuous success.
In the annual “Think Pink” game, Wisconsin took the court covered in pink from headbands to shoelaces.