Both Andy and I saw tonight's contest with Northwestern as a "trap game"- one the Badgers were heavily favored in, against a dangerous Wildcat team that certainly could beat UW. Well, it turns out we were both horribly wrong.
The Badgers (19-8, 10-4) took care of business against a crippled Northwestern team (13-14, 4-10), getting a 69-41 win in Evanston. Wisconsin got out to an early 9-0 lead and never looked back, holding an advantage the whole game.
Let's jump right in to the player grades for tonight's contest.
Ben Brust, G
12pts, 8 rebounds, 4-9FG's, 3-7 3pt FG's, 2 assists, 1 TO, 32min.
Ben Brust continues to do great things on the basketball floor, even with his sore knee. After missing his first three shots, Brust finished the game shooting 4-6 and knocking down 3 treys. Brust's play will be absolutely crucial to the Badgers' p...