Recently Wisconsin (8-3 Big Ten, 18-5 overall) has relied on its late game heroics to clinch its wins, but in Ann Arbor on Saturday the Badgers continued what they started last Tuesday against Michigan State and jumped all over the Wolverines early.
The source of excitement for the Wisconsin women's hockey team coming into this weekend's games against Bemidji State was clearly the highly-anticipated Camp Randall Hockey classic that opened the series Saturday.
The biggest question facing Kurt Warner's recent retirement shouldn't even have to be asked. Does he belong in the Hall of Fame? The answer is a resounding yes.
On Feb. 11, 2006, the Wisconsin men's hockey team downed Ohio State 4-2 in front of 40,890 brave souls at Lambeau Field. Ben Street, a freshman at the time, notched an assist in that contest.
The Badgers pulled to within two games of No. 5 Michigan State after beating the Spartans by 18 points Tuesday, and now look to continue their ascent through the Big Ten Saturday against Michigan.
It was a hero's homecoming for junior guard Alyssa Karel. The St. Paul, Minn., native led the Wisconsin women's basketball team to a much-needed 76-74 victory against the Minnesota Gophers Thursday night, grabbing a steal and then scoring the winning basket with just five seconds left in double overtime.
The Wisconsin women's basketball team (6-5 Big Ten, 16-5 overall) is recovering from a tough loss at home to the Northwestern Wildcats last Sunday night. After leading by as many as 14 points in the first half, the Badgers ultimately fell by six. The loss was their second consecutive defeat at the Kohl Center.
One could almost think that home wins over top-10 teams and dominating Michigan State outside of East Lansing might lose a bit of their luster with how common it has become for Wisconsin.
While she's probably most well-known for her presence on the basketball court, Wisconsin women's basketball junior guard Alyssa Karel experienced a whole new arena this past summer.
A couple weeks ago when Charles Woodson was announced as the Defensive Player of the Year, Rex Ryan, the head coach of the New York Jets, was asked about the decision. If Ryan followed the rules of coach speak, he would have told reporters he was hoping his cornerback Darrelle Revis would win the award, but that Charles Woodson is a great player and he respects the decision.
It might be college football's most important and over-hyped day: the day recruiting classes are all but finalized and a fresh crop of players signs their letters of intent.
Wisconsin's men's basketball head coach Bo Ryan didn't have much time to celebrate his 100th career Big Ten victory. After a close loss to Purdue on Thursday, No. 5 Michigan State (9-0 Big Ten, 19-3 overall) comes into the Kohl Center tonight.
While most students enjoyed a nice snow day after a blizzard swept through Madison last December, crews at Camp Randall Stadium worked to keep the field and stands clear of snow to get ready for this weekend's Camp Randall Hockey Classic. Thanks in part to their work, Patrick Seltsman and Ice Rink Events were able to construct a playing surface in the middle of a football stadium in little more than a week.
For Alberta native Saige Pacholok, outdoor hockey is nothing new. Growing up in Canada, Pacholok has plenty of experience playing on frozen ponds, meaning there are sure to be flashbacks to her childhood when she takes to the ice for the Camp Randall Hockey Classic.
There's no question hockey's experiment with outdoor games has done great things for the sport. The NHL's Winter Classic is on its way to becoming a New Year's Day tradition, and with college teams getting on the bandwagon, the potential for games in great venues—such as the ones that will take place Saturday—is only increasing.
It was a game of streaks for the Wisconsin women's basketball team Sunday night against Northwestern. Each team had its share of impressive scoring runs and frustrating droughts. However, after 40 minutes, the Wildcats' streaks simply outdid the Badgers'.