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Badgers use uncharacteristic quick pace in win
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Badgers use uncharacteristic quick pace in win

Perhaps the most fascinating element of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge is the contrast between the two conferences. ACC fans laud the conference for its high-scoring and up-tempo offensive contests, while the Big Ten prides itself on its defensive toughness and its fundamental emphasis.


Badgers hope for statement win over Duke
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Badgers hope for statement win over Duke

Die-hard Badger fans have had tonight's game circled on their calendars since last April, when the matchups for the 11th Big Ten-ACC Challenge were announced. And now the day has come: Tonight Wisconsin welcomes perennial powerhouse Duke into the Kohl Center.


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Race for AFC postseason spots getting closer

Typically at this point in the season, the NFL playoff picture is getting clearer with each passing week. This season, however, that trend is only holding true in one conference. The NFC playoff picture is taking shape with both Green Bay and Philadelphia winning last week to improve to 7-4 to separate themselves from the 6-5 Giants and Falcons. It's pretty certain the final five weeks will be a battle between these four teams for the two wild-card spots, with Green Bay and Philadelphia in the driver's seat.


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UW earns tie, victory at Providence

On an impressive defensive weekend for the Wisconsin women's hockey team, the No. 7 Badgers left Providence, R.I., with three points  after earning a tie and win against Providence College.


Borland, Clay take home All-Big Ten honors
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Borland, Clay take home All-Big Ten honors

Last week Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema argued that three of his players deserved the three big individual awards in the Big Ten; Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year.


Badgers leave points on the board once again at SCS
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Badgers leave points on the board once again at SCS

For five of the Wisconsin women's hockey team's first six series, there was a troubling trend the Badgers tried to stop. With the exception of their sweep over Minnesota, the Badgers have lost or tied their opponent in the first game of the series only to come back and take a victory in the second.


Wisconsin wins one, drops one at St. Cloud State in weekend series
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Wisconsin wins one, drops one at St. Cloud State in weekend series

The Wisconsin men's hockey team went on the road for only the second time this season and came home from St. Cloud with a series split for its efforts. The Badgers generated plenty of scoring opportunities Friday night but had trouble finishing and allowed two goals in the final minute of the contest in a 4-1 loss. Then, led by its defense, Wisconsin rebounded Saturday night and handed the Huskies a 4-1 loss.


Wisconsin drops out of polls after defeat to NU
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Wisconsin drops out of polls after defeat to NU

EVANSTON, Ill.—With 42 seconds to go in Wisconsin's game against Northwestern, the Badgers took possession at their own 20. Despite trailing 33-31 when the drive started, Wisconsin's players were confident their team could mount a quick scoring drive and steal a win over the Wildcats despite a mistake-filled game.


Tournament run comes to an end with 1-0 loss to Eagles
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Tournament run comes to an end with 1-0 loss to Eagles

Looking for its first Elite Eight appearance since 1991, the Wisconsin women's soccer team went into Chestnut, Mass. Friday night hoping to pull off an upset win over No. 7 Boston College. But the Badgers did not contain the Eagles' explosive offense and fell 1-0 at Newton Soccer Field.


UW hopes to avoid slip-up at Ryan Field
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UW hopes to avoid slip-up at Ryan Field

The sense of urgency among Wisconsin football players heading into last week's game against Michigan has not worn off quite yet, as the Badgers prepare to travel to Evanston, Ill., Saturday to take on Northwestern.


Wisconsin 2-0 after downing UW-Milwaukee, 64-55
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Wisconsin 2-0 after downing UW-Milwaukee, 64-55

The Wisconsin women's basketball team began its defense as the best team in the state with a 64-55 victory over the UW-Milwaukee Panthers at the Klotsche Center Thursday evening. Controlling both ends of the court for the majority of the game and at one point leading by 14, the Badgers cruised to their second win of the young season.


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