Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 2/13/13
It will be a homecoming for a trio of Badger players Thursday night as #20 Wisconsin (17-7, 8-3) travels West to take on the Gophers of Minnesota (17-7, 5-6) at "The Barn". The Badgers have three Minnesota natives on the roster, including Seniors Jared Berggren (Princeton, MN) and Mike Bruesewitz (St. Paul, MN) who will be playing in their home state for the last time of their college careers. Sophomore Jordan Smith (Orno, MN) is the third Badger from the Gopher state. The three Minnesotans notched their first win at The Barn last season in Wisconsin's 68-61 win in an OT thriller.  The Opposition Minnesota enters Thursday's game itching for a win. The Gophers are currently on a two game skid after falling to Michigan State on the road and losing a disappointing game to Illinois at home on Sunday.  The first meeting between these two teams at the Kohl Center was a grind it out defensive battle- a style that surely favors Wisconsin. The Badgers got the best of the ...
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