Found December 23, 2012 on Madtown Badgers:
The Badgers (8-4) came out strong against UW Milwaukee (3-10) and downed the Panthers 74-53 at the Kohl Center Saturday night. With the win, Wisconsin extended their win streak against UWM to 20 games. It was an encouraging night offensively for the Badgers, who seemed to silence Milwaukee’s early momentum with some easy baskets from inside. Bo Ryan must have put an emphasis on getting the ball inside, as the Badgers were looking to get the ball in to Jared Berggren early and often. As a team, the Badgers shot 47.5% from the field including 50% from three. Wisconsin took just 14 threes in the game, which was very good to see, as they’ve relied on the long ball a little too much this season. Bucky out-rebounded UWM 34-20 and had just 8 turnovers in the game. Leading the way for the Badgers was Ryan  Evans, who scored 19 points on 50% shooting and also added 7 rebounds and 4 assists. To highlight how great of performance Evans  really had, just look at his free throw ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Wisconsin easily handles UW-Milwaukee, 74-53

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Ryan Evans scored a season-high 19 points, Ben Brust opened and closed a 17-1 first-half run with 3-pointers and Wisconsin routed Milwaukee 74-53 on Saturday night at the Kohl Center. Traevon Jackson added a career-best 13 points and Jared Berggren had 11 as Wisconsin (8-4) beat its state rivals for the 20th consecutive season and improved to 29-1 in the teams...

After two months out, Stave itching to play

MADISON, Wis. Somewhere in Joel Stave's apartment, a hamper is filled with old T-shirts missing left sleeves, scissors having sheared off everything down to the hip.This is no fashion statement from Wisconsin's redshirt freshman quarterback. It was done out of necessity and comfort for the good of his aching collarbone.Stave broke his left collarbone during a game against...

Game Recap: Two Steps Forward

Two of Wisconsin's struggling players got off on the right foot Saturday, as senior Ryan Evans posted a season-high 19 points, adding seven rebounds and four assists, while sophomore Traevon Jackson tallied a career-high 13 points to lift the Badgers to a 74-53 victory over Milwaukee following a 10-day layoff.

Badgers like what they see from Andersen

MADISON, Wis. Gary Andersen had been in town less than 24 hours when he began arranging meetings to speak with members of Wisconsin's football team Thursday. But on his first day as the Badgers' new coach, he wasn't interested in talking much about X's and O's. He simply wanted to introduce himself, to give players his phone number and to let them know he was...

Badgers 2012 Year in Review: No. 7 - Curt Phillips becomes starting QB

One could argue that 2012 was the year of the improbable for the Wisconsin Badgers football team more so than just about any other season in recent memory. Whether it was improbable TD's, OT losses, or even the 70-31 Big Ten Championship game win things really didn't go the way most had the season drawn up to go.  It really all started with our No. 8 story from yesterday...

Andersen to retain Hammock on his Badgers staff

Earlier today new Badgers head coach Gary Andersen confirmed that he will be keeping Ben Strickland on staff and now it's being reported by Adam Mertz of the Wisconsin State Journal that running backs coach Thomas Hammock will be retained as well.  However, his role hasn't been able to be confirmed. Hammock not only coached running backs but was the assistant head coach...
Badgers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.