A strong effort on the offensive end propelled the Wisconsin women’s basketball team to a 58-50 home victory over Boston College in a Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge matchup Wednesday night.
After a resounding 54 point victory against Kennesaw State Saturday—in which the Wisconsin men’s basketball team shot 15-25 from behind the arc and moved up one spot to No. 14 in the AP Poll—the Badgers looked to pick up its second regular season win against the Colgate Raiders of the Patriot League Wednesday.
Each year brings new promise for the Wisconsin men’s basketball team, and Badger freshmen certainly play a role in fulfilling that promise. While there may not be any big name recruits this season, the incoming class certainly has a lot to offer.
The Wisconsin women’s basketball team gets yet another chance in less than a week to take down an in-state rival Tuesday, as the Badgers head to Milwaukee yet again to square off against Marquette.
Excitement is already high with the 2011-'12 Wisconsin men’s basketball season just a few short days away. Looking further ahead, anticipation is building for next season with the Badgers’ signing of the 6 foot 8 inch Sheboygan forward Sam Dekker whom the Badgers signed Wednesday.
The Wisconsin men’s basketball team opened up play Saturday night when it beat UW-Stevens Point in an exhibition game, 80-54.
After entertaining the prospect of joining the professional ranks, Wisconsin junior forward Nigel Hayes has formally elected to return to school and finish out his senior season with the Badgers. Following an exceptionally rough postseason performance last year, Hayes garnered some skepticism moving into the 2016-'17 campaign.