After a tune-up game to open the season against South Carolina State, Wisconsin (2-0) faced its first test of the season as Yale (0-2) came to town Sunday.
Even after the departure of four of its five starters from last year’s team, head coach Greg Gard is confident that his 2017-’18 Wisconsin Badger (1-0) group has plenty of offensive weapons. “This team is going to have a variety of scorers,” Gard said after UW’s 85-50 win over South Carolina State Friday night.
Andy Van Vliet admitted to being a little bit nervous heading into Wisconsin’s (1-0) regular season opener against South Carolina State (0-1) Friday night.
Several Badgers set career-highs in a variety of categories Friday night as Wisconsin (1-0) methodically worked its way past South Carolina State (0-1) 85-50 to open the 2017-’18 season. Things got off to a rocky start for a UW team that is prominently featuring several new faces.
After extended exhibition season, Wisconsin set to open regular season with win over South Carolina StateBy Thomas Valitin-Erwin | Nov. 9, 2017
After more than a quarter of a season’s worth of preseason exhibition games, the regular season has finally arrived for the Wisconsin men’s basketball team. A five-game tour of Australia and three more scrimmages have a young Badgers squad unusually prepared for its opening-night matchup with South Carolina State. “Since we had so many exhibitions, it doesn't really feel that different to me,” freshman guard Kobe King said.
Just inside the doorway of an over-crowded locker room in Madison Square Garden, D’Mitrik Trice watched as reporters fired questions to Wisconsin’s four seniors.
'Hey, hey! Me!:' After departure of Zak Showalter freshman guard Brad Davison appears to be Wisconsin's latest pesky guardBy Thomas Valitin-Erwin | Nov. 8, 2017
Brad Davison stood just behind midcourt at the Badgers’ annual Red-White scrimmage, waiting for the ball.
Ethan Happ: Ethan Happ, a redshirt junior from Milan, Ill., received little buzz coming out of high school as a three-star recruit.
Most college basketball fans would agree that the Big Ten is one of the landmark conferences of the sport.
The Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team finds itself out of the AP preseason top-25 rankings for the first time since the 2010-’11 season, a team that was led by the likes of Jordan Taylor, Jon Leuer and Keaton Nankivil.
Freshman Brad Davison couldn’t stop smiling at the post-game dais after Wisconsin’s 85-56 exhibition victory over UW-Stout.
It took almost seven minutes for the Wisconsin Badgers to score its second field goal of the game.
UW loses best recruit in recent memory in Tyler Herro, still should remain optimistic about recruiting philosophyBy Sebastian van Bastelaer | Oct. 23, 2017
The devastating side of national recruiting reared its ugly head this week, with Tyler Herro, one of Wisconsin Basketball’s top-rated recruits of all time, decommitting from the program.
With four starters gone from the 2016-’17 Wisconsin men’s basketball team, there is more than a fair share of playing time to be doled out and next to no clarity on who will take those minutes.
Hundreds of students graced the Kohl Center floor Monday afternoon to show off their basketball abilities and raise money for cancer research in the sixth annual “Swish Upon A Cure.” The event connects UW-Madison students with members of the men’s basketball team, and in the process supports Garding Against Cancer, an organization tasked with raising awareness and funds for cancer research and care in the state of Wisconsin. “The motivation for Garding Against Cancer was the loss of my dad,” head coach Greg Gard said.
As he went through drills and joked around with his teammates early Tuesday afternoon at the Nicholas-Johnson Pavilion, D.J.
Former Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig signed a training camp contract with the Chicago Bulls Wednesday, according to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony.
Men's Basketball: Hayes delivers dagger into Nova's repeat bid With 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.
Midway through the first half of the Badgers’ November matchup with Chicago State, D’Mitrik Trice buried a three and pounded his chest in celebration.