Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/14/14
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Stop if you've heard this before: Tortoise meets hare. Breakneck meets plodding. Wisconsin is playing a basketball game, and contrasts are being made between the Badgers and their opponent about the pace of play. Blah. Blah. Blah. Wisconsin's players have heard the talk about their methodical and so-called dull style for years. With No. 5 Wisconsin (23-11) set to play No. 12 Ole Miss (26-8) in the NCAA tournament at 11:40 a.m. CT Friday, Badgers players have had to listen to it all over again this week. Consider them unimpressed. "If people want to call that slow, it is what it is," Wisconsin center Jared Berggren said. "We don't really buy into what other people think. We know that we have a style that can help us be successful, and we're going to stick to it." The Badgers' style has foiled several notable up-tempo teams this season. See Indiana (twice), Michigan (twice) and Arkansas, among others. But will that style work again in the biggest game of the season? ...
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