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MADISON, Wis. Most of the questions surrounding Wisconsin's basketball team before this season focused on guard play. With two underclassmen handling the ball for the first time in big moments, it was determined the Badgers' trio of frontcourt players would be forced to score, rebound and lead in ways they hadn't before.Then, forward Mike Bruesewitz lacerated a leg and forward Ryan Evans couldn't make a free throw to save his life, affecting his confidence on the court. Center Jared Berggren labored and barely played half of each game. And suddenly, the veteran leadership expected from the team's trees had withered.On Thursday night, it returned in full force during Wisconsin's 60-51 escape act against Penn State to open Big Ten play at the Kohl Center. Bruesewitz, Berggren and Evans scored the final 17 points of the game for the Badgers to quell the Nittany Lions' run.Badgers coach Bo Ryan liked what he saw from his three seniors."The aggressivenes...
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Well, it took all of three nights, but I think we may just have our leader in the clubhouse for "Dunk of the Year" in conference play and it belongs to a name you're not likely to be thinking of - Wisconsin's Jared Berggren - who threw down a posterization on poor Sasa Borovnjack.
This came at a crucial moment as well with Wisconsin needing a spark in...
Jared Berggren has been with Wisconsin for 5 years. He's learned some things. At 6'10" - he did this last night against Penn State:
UW 60, PSU 51
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Nothing is going to come easy in Big Ten play for Wisconsin, but the Badgers' veterans made sure UW started on the right fit. Wisconsin's seniors score its final 17 points, including key plays from Mike Bruesewitz and Jared Berggren, to hold off Penn State, 60-51, Thursday night.
Ryan Evans scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Wisconsin held off Penn State 60-51 Thursday night in the Big Ten Conference opener for both teams.
Penn State (8-5, 0-1 Big Ten) trailed 50-49 with under 3 minutes left. But the Badgers (10-4, 1-0) finished the game on an 11-2 run, finally finding their shooting touch from the free-throw line. They hit just 9 of their first...
Jared Berggren, Ben Brust and Ryan Evans score 13 points a piece, including a number of key buckets down the stretch, to help Wisconsin survive a late scare and beat Penn State, 60-51, for the 16th straight time at home to open the conference season.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Ryan Evans scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Wisconsin held off Penn State 60-51 Thursday night in the Big Ten Conference opener for both teams.
Penn State (8-5, 0-1 Big Ten) trailed 50-49 with under 3 minutes left. But the Badgers (10-4, 1-0) finished the game on an 11-2 run, finally finding their shooting touch from the free-throw line. They hit...