EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Facing a critical point in the season, No. 21 Wisconsin returned to some of the program's favorite tenets on its way to a big win.
No. 21 Wisconsin (15-8, 9-7) vs. Northwestern (6-13, 3-12)
Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 21 Wisconsin looks for its sixth straight win in...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Victor Bailey had 13 points and No. 10 Tennessee put its stifling defense on full display Tuesday night in a 79-38 victory over Appalachian State.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is at its best when hitting 3-pointers. That meant Loyola of Chicago picked the wrong night to play the Badgers.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brad Davison bounced back, and so did Wisconsin.
Davison scored 23 points, and No. 13 Wisconsin beat Rhode Island 73-62 on Wednesday in a nonconference game added to the...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Brad Davison and a bunch of Wisconsin players jumped around as the buzzer sounded Saturday, celebrating the end of a five-year Big Ten title drought.
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — A little more than a month into the season, Wisconsin was 5-5.
With a week to go in Big Ten play, the Badgers are one game out of first place.
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Wisconsin built its lead over Purdue behind the 3-point arc. The Badgers secured the win at the free throw line.
Aleem Ford scored a career-high 19 points on Wednesday...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Brad Davison couldn’t hit a shot in practice the last two days, but that changed Saturday when he scored 30 points on 8-of-11 3-point shooting to lead Wisconsin to an 81-64...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brad Davison is one of the many Minnesota natives who have crossed the border to play for Wisconsin, a sure path to enemy status in college sports.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo talked with Wisconsin counterpart Greg Gard earlier in the week about what the Badgers were facing — including the suspension of starter Brad...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard got a phone call from Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, a few hours after the Badgers got rocked with a couple unpleasant surprises.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Kobe King, the second-leading scorer at Wisconsin, said Wednesday he intends to transfer out of the program.
King, a redshirt sophomore guard, announced his decision on...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard's message to his team at halftime Tuesday was to not worry about the offense. He knew that end of the floor would take care of itself.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard's favorite saying of late has been, “Gritty, not pretty.”
The Badgers needed every second on Tuesday to pick up their grittiest win of the...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Heading into a key stretch and coming off a tough loss, Wisconsin needed a big performance Saturday at Penn State.
Indiana (8-0, 0-0) vs. Wisconsin (4-4, 0-0)
Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana and Wisconsin meet in the first Big Ten game of the season for...
Wisconsin (4-2) vs. New Mexico (5-2)
Legends Classic , Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Tuesday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wisconsin and New Mexico will meet in the Legends Classic....
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay coach Linc Darner knew the Phoenix couldn’t guard Wisconsin one-on-one down low, so he had to roll the dice and double the Badgers in the post.
Green Bay (1-2) vs. Wisconsin (3-1)
Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wisconsin looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin assistant coach Joe Krabbenhoft had an “aggressive” conversation with Brevin Pritzl on Saturday to get the senior guard fired up for Sunday’s game against in-state...
Marquette (2-0) vs. Wisconsin (2-1)
Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Marquette and Wisconsin both look to put winning streaks together . Marquette won...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin made more 3-pointers in its game against McNeese than it did in its first two games of the season. But it took the Badgers one half to get going from long...
CHICAGO (AP) — With every clutch play by Nate Reuvers and company, Wisconsin showed it's much more than just Ethan Happ.
Reuvers scored 14 points, D'Mitrik Trice hit a big 3-pointer and the...
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Brad Davison is OK with these late-season nail-biters.
Davison scored 16 points, D'Mitrik Trice and Ethan Happ added 14 points apiece and No. 22 Wisconsin held off...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 23 points and No. 3 Virginia pulled away in the second half to beat No. 20 Virginia Tech 64-58 on Monday night.
Ty Jerome added 16 points and De'Andre Hunter had 10 for the Cavaliers (23-2, 11-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who swept the regular-season series with their state rivals and won for the sixth time in their last eight visits to Cassell Coliseum.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — With leading scorer Ethan Happ struggling, Wisconsin coach Greg Gard benched his star down the stretch and looked for someone else to lead the Badgers past Illinois.
Brad Davison and Khalil Iverson answered the call.
Davison scored 18 points, Iverson added 16 and the No. 22 Badgers held off Illinois 64-58 on Monday night with their leading scorer on the bench for the final four minutes.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo called it grit. Perhaps no Spartan embodied that more Tuesday night than his point guard.
Cassius Winston scored 23 points to help No. 11 Michigan State beat 20th-ranked Wisconsin 67-59.
In doing so, the Michigan State (20-5, 11-3 Big Ten) star outdueled Wisconsin's Ethan Happ, who scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is used to getting production out of Ethan Happ and Brad Davison.
Lately, role players such as Aleem Ford have been coming up big, too.
Davison scored 21 points and Happ added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the 24th-ranked Badgers beat No. 21 Maryland 69-61 on Friday night.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Wisconsin star Ethan Happ had trouble getting going on the offensive end in the second half.
Brad Davison was happy to help.
The sophomore guard scored 10 of his 13 points after halftime to fuel No. 24 Wisconsin's decisive surge in a 62-51 win over Nebraska on Tuesday night.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — D'Mitrik Trice knows when opponents double team Ethan Happ in the post, it creates opportunities for the Badgers on the perimeter.
Saturday was an example of what happens when Happ finds open teammates and they're sharp from outside.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ registered his second triple-double of the season as Wisconsin beat Northwestern 62-46 on Saturday.
Happ finished with 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for Wisconsin (14-6, 6-3 Big Ten). D'Mitrik Trice and Brad Davison added 18 points apiece.
Meanwhile, Northwestern (12-8, 3-6) turned in its worst shooting performance of the season, hitting just 30 percent from the field. That included 7 of 30 in the second half (23 percent).
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Finally, Wisconsin had a breather.
The 16th-ranked Badgers dominated back home against an overmatched team following a seven-game stretch versus power conference foes.
Brad Davison scored a season-high 24 points and Wisconsin had a school-record 69 first-half points to overwhelm Savannah State 101-60 on Thursday night.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — With every win in what has been a rugged early-season schedule, No. 22 Wisconsin is proving that last year may have been just a fluke.
The Badgers are back to their old, reliable ways - getting clutch stops and key contributions from different players.
Ethan Happ had 19 points and 11 rebounds, D'Mitrik Trice hit a long jumper with 23.6 seconds left and Wisconsin withstood North Carolina State's in-your-face defense to rally for a 79-75 win on Tuesday night.
Last season: 15-18, missed NCAA Tournament for first time in 19 years.
Coach: Greg Gard.
Conference: Big Ten.
Who's gone: Reserve forwards Aaron Moesch and Andy Van Vliet (transferred to William & Mary).
NEW YORK (AP) — After struggling with injuries and poor play most of the season, Wisconsin is peaking at the right time.
Brevin Pritzl broke a tie with a foul-line jumper with 28 seconds left and Khalil Iverson secured the win with a steal in the waning seconds, leading Wisconsin past Maryland 59-54 on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin freshman Brad Davison carries a heavy load at a school that doesn't typically give first-year players so much responsibility.
Imagine how good he could be if he wasn't playing through a left shoulder injury.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ethan Happ scored 27 points on 12-of-20 shooting to lead Wisconsin to a series record 13th straight win over Illinois, 78-69 Thursday at the State Farm Center.
The Illini last defeated the Badgers on Jan. 2, 2011, in Champaign.
Brevin Pritzl scored 15 and Brad Davison added 14 points for the Badgers (11-15, 4-9 Big Ten). Happ, who averages 17.4 points per game, also had six rebounds, eight assists, two steals and three blocks.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A switch to a zone defense may be just what Northwestern needed to get going in Big Ten play.
At the least, the zone has given the Wildcats a spark during a tough road stretch.
Derek Pardon scored 17 points on 8-of-8 shooting, and Northwestern rode a game-opening 18-1 run to beat Wisconsin 60-52 on Thursday night.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — He scores, he rebounds, he leads the press break at 6 feet, 10 inches tall.
Not an everyday combination for a post player, but Ethan Happ doesn't want you to forget he played point guard early in his high school career before he shot up.
It all added up Friday to 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as Happ as Wisconsin broke out of an offensive slump to beat Illinois 75-50.