Klesmit, Hepburn lead Wisconsin past Oregon in NIT 61-58March 22, 2023 GMT
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Max Klesmit scored 18 points, Chucky Hepburn made a 3-pointer with 55.4 seconds remaining and Wisconsin defeated Oregon 61-58 on Tuesday night in the NIT.
Wisconsin (20-14) advances to the semifinals in Las Vegas against North Texas on March 28.
Wisconsin women blank Ohio State, win 7th NCAA hockey titleMarch 19, 2023 GMT
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Kirsten Simms scored a goal and Cami Kronish had 31 saves to help Wisconsin beat top-seeded and defending NCAA champion Ohio State 1-0 Sunday, earning the Badgers their record seventh national title.
Hepburn and Wisconsin knock off Liberty 75-71 in NITMarch 19, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Chucky Hepburn led Wisconsin with 27 points and Max Klesmit secured the victory with a layup with 42 seconds left as the Badgers knocked off Liberty 75-71 on Sunday in the NIT.
Fickell eager to build upon Wisconsin’s winning cultureMarch 15, 2023 GMT
New coaches often spend their first several months dwelling on the need to instill a different culture into their programs.
Consider Wisconsin’s Luke Fickell an exception.
Ohio State holds on to edge Wisconsin 65-57 in Big TenMarch 9, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Sean McNeil scored 17 points, Justice Sueing added 16 and 13th-seeded Ohio State held on to defeat 12th-seeded Wisconsin 65-57 on Wednesday night to open the Big Ten Tournament.
The Buckeyes (14-18), who had a 27-point lead with 15 1/2 minutes to play, face fifth-seed Iowa in the second round on Thursday.
Wisconsin fires Tony Granato as men’s hockey coachMarch 6, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has fired Tony Granato as men’s hockey coach after a second straight losing season.
Granato posted a 105-129-16 overall mark and 65-87-2 Big Ten record during his seven seasons.
Crowl, Wahl each score 21, Wisconsin beats Minnesota 71-67March 6, 2023 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Steven Crowl and Tyler Wahl each scored 21 points, Chucky Hepburn scored all his 12 points in the second half, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and Wisconsin kept alive its chances for an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament with a 71-67 win over Minnesota Sunday night.
No. 1 Houston routs Wichita State 83-66March 3, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Jamal Shead scored a career-high 25 points, Marcus Sasser added 24 and No. 1 Houston defeated Wichita State 83-66 on Thursday night.
Shead shot 10 of 17 from the field. The junior was 4 of 8 on 3-pointers.
Edey, Big Ten champ No. 5 Purdue outlast Wisconsin 63-61March 3, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Zach Edey didn't want to know whether Purdue already had clinched the Big Ten outright regular-season title before the end of his team's game with Wisconsin.
Smith’s 3-pointer lifts Purdue women over Wisconsin, 57-55March 3, 2023 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jayla Smith's 3-pointer with 4.1 seconds remaining gave Purdue a 57-55 win over Wisconsin on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament after the Boilermakers rallied from an 18-point deficit.
3-time USA Hockey Olympian Brianna Decker retiresMarch 2, 2023 GMT
Three-time Olympian Brianna Decker announced her retirement from the United States national hockey team on Thursday, ending a career in which she ranks third among American women players in world championship tournament points.
Pospisilova scores 25, Wisconsin women top No. 12 MichiganFebruary 26, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Julie Pospisilova scored 25 points and Wisconsin made 12 of 14 free throws in the final two minutes to upset No.
Wisconsin’s Fickell promotes Letton to tight ends coachFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has promoted Nate Letton from quality control coach to tight ends coach, enabling him to have the same role he filled on Luke Fickell’s Cincinnati staff last season.
Fickell, now the Wisconsin head coach, originally selected former Cincinnati offensive coordinator Gino Guidugli as his tight ends coach.
Essegian, Wahl help send Wisconsin past Iowa 64-52February 23, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Connor Essegian scored 17 points and Tyler Wahl had a double-double and Wisconsin beat Iowa 64-52 on Wednesday night.
Though Wisconsin (16-11, 8-9) is still a game behind Iowa (17-11, 9-8) in the Big Ten standings, the Badgers would win the tiebreaker in the event of an even conference finish due to the season sweep.
Omoruyi’s late block preserves Rutgers win over WisconsinFebruary 18, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Cam Spencer scored 22 points and Clifford Omoruyi's block of a shot attempt as time expired helped send Rutgers to a 58-57 win over Wisconsin on Saturday.
The Scarlet Knights (17-10, 9-7 Big Ten) snapped a season-high, three-game losing streak.
AP sources: Irish to promote Parker to OC, hire GuidugliFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
Notre Dame is promoting tight ends coach Gerard Parker to offensive coordinator and working to hire Wisconsin assistant Gino Guidugli as quarterbacks coach, two people with knowledge of the decisions told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
Evers wants to give Brewers nearly $300M to repair stadiumFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wants to hand the Milwaukee Brewers nearly $300 million from Wisconsin's budget surplus to enact repairs and renovations at American Family Field.
The governor's office announced Tuesday that his executive budget will include $290 million from the surplus for stadium repairs.
Hepburn scores 19, Wisconsin tops Penn State 79-74 in OTFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Chucky Hepburn scored 19 points and Connor Essegian added 18, the two combining for nine of Wisconsin's 11 3-pointers in a 79-74 overtime victory over Penn State on Wednesday night.
Rindahl named permanent head coach at Wisconsin-WhitewaterFebruary 6, 2023 GMT
WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-Whitewater has removed the interim tag from Jace Rindahl’s title and made him the permanent replacement for retired coach Kevin Bullis.
Rindahl had spent the last eight seasons as an assistant coach at the Division III program.
Northwestern sweeps Wisconsin for first time since ’95-96February 6, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Boo Buie scored 13 points, Brooks Barnhizer had a clutch blocked shot in the final minute, and Northwestern defeated Wisconsin 54-52 on Sunday night.
The Wildcats swept the season series with Wisconsin for the first time since the 1995-96 season.
No. 10 Ohio State beats Wisconsin 90-67, ends 3-game skidFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Taylor Thierry scored a career-high 25 points and Taylor Mikesell added 21 to help No. 10 Ohio State beat Wisconsin 90-67 on Wednesday night, snapping the Buckeyes’ three-game losing skid.
Mayer’s career-high 26 leads Illinois over Wisconsin 61-51January 28, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Matthew Mayer scored 18 of his career-high 26 points in the second half and Illinois defeated Wisconsin 61-51 on Saturday.
Mayer tied his career high with five 3-pointers and shot 9 of 19 overall.
Wisconsin hires Matt Mitchell to coach OLBs, special teamsJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Matt Mitchell has left Grand Valley State after 12 seasons as head coach of the Division II program to take a job coaching outside linebackers and special teams on new Wisconsin coach Luke Fickell’s staff.
Boston leads No. 1 South Carolina women past Vandy 96-48January 20, 2023 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 16 points and 10 rebounds as top-ranked South Carolina dominated Vanderbilt 96-48 Thursday night for the Gamecocks’ 25th straight victory.
With her fourth straight double-double and 12th this season, the reigning AP national player of the year matched the program record of 72 set by Sheila Foster between 1979 and 1982.
Sellers helps No. 11 Maryland women cruise past WisconsinJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Shyanne Sellers scored 13 points in the first quarter and matched a career best with 21 points as No. 11 Maryland cruised to a 77-64 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night.
Northwestern postpones another game because of COVID-19January 20, 2023 GMT
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern has postponed a second straight men's basketball game because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
The Wildcats were slated to host Wisconsin on Saturday, but they announced Thursday night that the game would not be played as scheduled.
Wisconsin continues domination over Penn St. with 63-60 winJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Steven Crowl scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Wisconsin held on to continue its Madison mastery over Penn State, beating the Nittany Lions 63-60 on Tuesday night.
Tyler Wahl returned to the lineup for Wisconsin (12-5, 4-3 Big Ten) following a three-game absence from the lineup due to injury in which the Badgers lost all three.
Holmes helps No. 6 Indiana rout Wisconsin 93-56January 15, 2023 GMT
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes scored 29 points and Yarden Garzon added 19 to help No. 6 Indiana run to a 93-56 win over Wisconsin on Sunday.
Indiana (16-1, 5-1 Big Ten) shot 55% from the field, including 8-for-20 from beyond the arc, while its defense held Wisconsin (6-12, 2-5) to 35% shooting.
Strong 2nd half sends Hoosiers past No. 18 Wisconsin 63-45January 14, 2023 GMT
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis knew what Indiana had been missing over the past several weeks.
So Saturday, he made sure the Hoosiers defense got reconnected.
The all-conference forward had 18 points, 12 rebounds and helped Indiana's defense focus on the basics as they snapped a three-game losing streak with a 63-45 victory over No.
Michigan State rallies for 69-65 win at No. 18 WisconsinJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Michigan State was trailing No. 18 Wisconsin by five points with less than four minutes to go when Spartans coach Tom Izzo delivered a message to his veteran team.
“Once we all kind of came into the huddle, coach said to us, ‘We’re winning this game,'” senior forward Malik Hall said.
Hilliard leaving Wisconsin women’s team for personal reasonsJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin senior guard Sydney Hilliard has announced that she’s leaving the team for personal reasons.
“I have decided that it is time for me to step away from the game of basketball, so I can concentrate on my own well-being,” Hilliard said Sunday in a statement released by the university.
Wisconsin adds Brown, Bicknell, Guidugli to offensive staffJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has announced the hires of Mike Brown as associate head coach/wide receivers coach, Jack Bicknell Jr. as offensive line coach and Gino Guidugli as passing game coordinator/tight ends coach.
No. 14 Wisconsin performing better than expected once againJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is at it again.
The 14th-ranked Badgers seem poised to outperform preseason expectations dramatically for a second straight year.
Longo says running will remain priority in Badgers’ Air RaidJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — New Wisconsin offensive coordinator Phil Longo wants to put one idea to rest.
Just because Longo has a reputation as a quarterback-friendly coordinator because he used some form of the Air Raid offense at North Carolina and other stops doesn’t mean Wisconsin is going to stop running the football.
No. 14 Wisconsin holds off late push by Minnesota, 63-60January 4, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Steven Crowl scored 17 points, Chucky Hepburn had 16 and No. 14 Wisconsin held off Minnesota, 63-60, for its sixth straight win Tuesday night.
Connor Essegian scored 11 points off the bench for the Badgers (11-2, 3-0 Big Ten), who have won 14 of 16 games against Minnesota.
Badgers announce Longo, Tressel have joined Fickell’s staffJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — After spending the last two seasons as defensive coordinator on Luke Fickell’s Cincinnati staff, Mike Tressel is following him to Wisconsin.
Wisconsin announced on Tuesday the hiring of Tressel as defensive coordinator/inside linebackers coach and Phil Longo as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
Alex Ovechkin has hat trick, Capitals rout Canadiens 9-2January 1, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored almost at will against the Montreal Canadiens and moved a few steps closer to Wayne Gretzky's NHL goal record.
No. 11 UCLA rallies to beat Washington State 67-66December 31, 2022 GMT
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 20 points, Adem Bona made the winning basket with 19 seconds left and No. 11 UCLA overcame a 12-point first-half deficit to beat Washington State 67-66 on Friday night.
Crowl leads No. 15 Wisconsin past Western Michigan 76-66December 31, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Steven Crowl scored 20 of his career-high 25 points after halftime as No. 15 Wisconsin ended a layoff of over two weeks and won its fifth straight by beating Western Michigan 76-66 on Friday night.
SMU QB Tanner Mordecai says he’s transferring to WisconsinDecember 30, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Quarterback Tanner Mordecai announced on social media Friday that he is transferring from SMU to Wisconsin.
Wisconsin beats Oklahoma State 24-17 in Guaranteed Rate BowlDecember 28, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Wisconsin had a new coach on the sideline, with the interim coach still calling the shots. The Badgers had several new players in key positions, including quarterback.
A long, sometimes-difficult season came to a conclusion with more adversity – and, eventually, a win.
Wisconsin holds off Oklahoma State in Guaranteed Rate BowlDecember 28, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Braelon Allen ran for 116 yards and a touchdown and Wisconsin withstood Oklahoma State’s second-half push in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl for a 24-17 victory Tuesday night.
The Badgers (7-6) dominated the first half with stifling defense, building a 17-point lead as new coach Luke Fickell stalked the sideline and interim coach Jim Leonhard called the shots.
Marquee games fill the week in Top 25 basketballDecember 13, 2022 GMT
The holiday break is usually a quiet time in college basketball, many of the top teams playing small-conference schools at home or taking extra time off before conference schedules start in full.
The season isn't quite there yet and this week is loaded with marquee games, including two involving No.
Wahl sparks Wisconsin to 78-75 victory over Iowa in overtimeDecember 12, 2022 GMT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyler Wahl scored seven of his 21 points in overtime and Wisconsin rallied to beat Iowa 78-75 in the Hawkeyes' Big Ten Conference opener on Sunday night.
Wahl sank 9 of 14 shots and added seven rebounds and three assists for the Badgers (8-2, 2-0).
Thursday’s ScoresDecember 9, 2022 GMT
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Columbus coach Selgrad named as Wis. AP Coach of the YearDecember 8, 2022 GMT
Columbus High School football coach Andrew Selgrad shared a few words with his team prior to the Cardinals taking the field for their WIAA Division 4 championship game showdown with perennial power Waukesha Catholic Memorial.
Mayville RB Schraufnagel named Wis. AP player of the yearDecember 8, 2022 GMT
Wherever his football journey takes him next, Blake Schraufnagel will always remember where it started.
It’s safe to say the Mayville community won’t be forgetting the running back anytime soon, either.
UNC losing offensive assistants Longo, Bicknell to WisconsinDecember 8, 2022 GMT
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is losing two assistants to Wisconsin, including the one who has orchestrated the Tar Heels' prolific attack the past four seasons.
Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Phil Longo said he and offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr.
Wisconsin AP All-State Football Team announcedDecember 8, 2022 GMT
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