Football The Badgers thrust themselves into the national spotlight (again) with an eye-opening win at Michigan State, shocking the Spartan faithful as well as many experts across the nation.
After an impressive win against Ohio State Friday night, No. 3 Wisconsin (2-0 Big Ten, 9-1 overall) continued its remarkable run of dominance Saturday, trampling the Maryland Terrapins (0-2, 8-6) in three sets—25-12, 25-18, 25-21—to improve to 2-0 in the first weekend of Big Ten play. Despite playing the part of the underdog, Maryland took the floor with great energy and a distinct air of confidence.
No. 3 Wisconsin (9-1) extended its conference winning streak to 13 consecutive matches with a resounding three-set victory (25-16, 25-19, 25-17) over No. 17 Ohio State (10-2) in the 2016 Big Ten Opener at the UW Field House. In the first set, the Badgers took advantage of sloppy execution on the part of their opponents, as Ohio State fell victim to nine violations that instantly put them at a disadvantage.
Football With the start of Big Ten play looming, the quarterbacik contest and red zone efficiency was the highlight of head coach Paul Chryst’s press conference on Monday. “I don’t think about the odds,” said Chryst about the Badgers’ 3-0 start despite their poor red zone efficiency.
Hitting the road to play a pair of top-tier teams, No. 6 Wisconsin (8-1) finished out its nonconference schedule with two wins, beating No. 16 Texas A&M (6-5) and No. 2 Texas (8-2) in what proved to be a landmark weekend in The Lone Star State.
Fresh off its first loss of the 2016 campaign, the No. 6-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team will travel to Texas with hopes of redeeming itself against No. 16 Texas A&M (6-3) and No. 2 Texas (7-1) this weekend.
Football After coming off a huge, upset victory in week one versus LSU, the Badgers continued their hot start to the season with a 54-10 romp over Akron.
After capturing a championship crown at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Hawaii last weekend, the No. 2 Wisconsin Badgers opened their home season this weekend by notching another pair of victories en route to winning the HotelRED tournament.
No. 19 Wisconsin (1-2 Big Ten, 9-4 overall) walked away with a victory in its Big Ten home opener against No. 7 Illinois (2-1, 11-3) Wednesday, winning 25-16, 25-21, 21-25 and 25-22.
Unfortunately for No. 16 Wisconsin (0-1 Big Ten, 8-3 over- all), it opened up this year’s Big Ten play in the same way they did last year by getting swept by Penn State. The No. 1 Nittany Lions (1-0, 12-0), back-to-back national champions, swept the
For the third time in a row, the No. 2 Badgers (31-2 overall) defeated No. 18 Ohio State (23-12) in the NCAA tournament, giving them their third win against the Buckeyes this season. Unlike the past two contests, Ohio State pushed the Badgers to a fifth set after getting swept in their first two matchups.
No. 2 Wisconsin (28-2 overall) is ready to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament starting Thursday against Western Michigan (22-13). The Badgers clinched the Big Ten title last weekend after defeating Purdue (22-10) in three sets.
No. 2 Wisconsin (16-1 Big Ten, 25-2 overall) continued its winning streak after defeating No. 10 Illinois (13-4, 21-7) in four sets Wednesday night at the UW Field House.
The No. 5 Badgers (6-1 Big Ten, 15-2 overall) defeated the No. 23 Golden Gophers (3-4, 13-5) Wednesday in three competitive sets of 25-16, 25-19 and 30-28, in the first of two matches this week between the border rivals.
The No. 6 Badgers (3-1 Big Ten, 12-2 overall) will look to extend their three-game winning streak this weekend as they take on Big Ten newcomers Rutgers, Friday, and Maryland, Sunday.