The Wisconsin Badgers (11-10 Big Ten, 17-11 overall) escaped by the skin of their teeth Thursday night against the Penn State Nittany Lions (7-13 Big Ten, 11-13 overall) 75-74 after blowing an 18 point lead late in the second half.
College basketball fans were subjected to the worst of the sport in the final minute of an excellent game between the Big Ten's best.
The Badgers lost their seventh straight game to a ranked Big Ten opponent Tuesday night.
The No. 25 Wisconsin Badgers (10-8 Big Ten, 16-9 overall) have been in somewhat of a tail spin over the last month, posting just a 3-5 record over the last 28 days, including losses to all four ranked teams they played.
The No. 23 Wisconsin Badgers (10-8 Big Ten, 16-9 overall) showed heart late in the game against the No. 5 Illinois Illini (15-4 Big Ten, 19-6 overall) to climb back from a 12 point deficit in just two minutes, but it wasn’t enough to pull out the win in the end, losing 74-69.
The Badgers' rematch against the Illini will see their opponents without their most dangerous player.
The No. 21 Wisconsin Badgers (9-7 Big Ten, 15-8 overall) came up short against a top ranked opponent again Thursday night, falling to the No. 11 Iowa Hawkeyes (10-5 Big Ten, 16-6 overall) 77-62 in a contest that was really decided in the first 10 minutes.
The Badgers are 2-point favorites against a Hawkeyes team that is ranked 10 spots ahead of them in the AP Poll.
It might be time to reset expectations for this basketball season, as the No. 21 Wisconsin Badgers (9-6 Big Ten, 15-7 overall) fell again to the No. 3 Michigan Wolverines (9-1 Big Ten, 14-1 overall) 67-59 in a game that slipped right through the Badgers fingers.
The Badgers and Wolverines meet in Madison for a top-25 Valentine's Day matinee.
The No. 21 Wisconsin Badgers (8-5 Big Ten, 14-6 overall) are hoping to break out of their slump tonight visiting the Nebraska Cornhuskers (0-7 Big Ten, 4-10 overall) who are winless in their last 24 Big Ten games, dating back to 2019.
The No. 19 Wisconsin Badgers (8-4 Big Ten, 14-5 overall) travel to Champaign, Illinois Saturday afternoon to take on the No. 12 Illinois Fighting Illini (8-3 Big Ten, 12-5 overall) in a battle between two of the top four Big Ten teams.
The Badgers had a long and eventful week, and it's only going to get tougher from here on out.
Johnny Davis shows out, Nate Reuvers reaches 1,000 points as Badgers get revenge win over Nittany LionsBy Nathan Denzin | Feb. 2, 2021
After a disappointing loss to Penn State last week, the No. 19 Wisconsin Badgers (8-4 Big Ten, 14-5 overall) came back to dominate the Nittany Lions (3-7 Big Ten, 6-8 overall) Tuesday night 72-56 at the Kohl Center.
Well the Big Ten is a tough conference, and the No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers (12-4 overall, 6-3 Big Ten) found out again Saturday afternoon, losing to a tough No. 15 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-4 overall, 6-4 Big Ten) team 72-62.
The Badgers men’s basketball team (6-2 Big Ten, 12-3 overall) returns to the court to take on the No. 15 Ohio State Buckeyes (5-4 Big Ten, 11-4 overall) for a Saturday afternoon matinee.
The No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers (12-3 overall, 6-2 Big Ten) played suffocating defense in the second half against the Northwestern Wildcats (6-8 overall, 3-7 Big Ten) to pull away with a big 68-52 victory at the Kohl Center.
I have a lot of things I could say about the game between No. 9 Wisconsin (11-3 overall, 4-2 Big Ten) and Rutgers (7-5 overall, 3-5 Big Ten), but instead I will celebrate the Badgers 60-54 win here for a graf or two.
Two talented programs on skids face off in Piscataway, N.J. tonight.