Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 11/18/12
The #22 Badgers bounced back from their tough road loss, and improved to 2-1 on the season after beating the Cornell Big Red 73-40. After an embarrassing performance on Wednesday's lost to Florida- in which the Gators shot 62% from the field- the Wisconsin defense was suffocating tonight, allowing Cornell to shoot just 26%. It wasn't all defense though. Thanks to a threesome of great performances from Ben Brust, Jared Berggren and Ryan Evans, the Badgers put up 73 points, including 42 in the first half. The Badgers shot a solid 40.3% from the field in the game. Their three-point shooting also struggled a bit, only getting 6 out of 22 to fall for 27.3%. That needs to change quickly with the amount of threes they're taking. Brust recorded his second double-double of the season, scoring a game high 18 points, grabbing 12 rebounds and dishing out 4 assists. He also made 2 three pointers and had only 1 turnover. Brust has been a man on a mission on the boards recently, and Jared ...
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