Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 11/23/12
After two easy wins in the home portion of the Las Vegas Invitational the trip to Vegas promises to be a much tougher test. Things start off with a matchup of two top 25 teams as the Badgers take on 14th ranked Creighton to start things off in Sin City. It's the only matchup of ranked teams in the event as the other semi-final is Arizona State vs. Arkansas. Wisconsin and Creighton haven't met since a 1949 meeting that saw Wisconsin win 75-39. The Badgers and Bluejays will square off at 9pm CT on ESPN2 tonight. The Opposition: Creighton comes in to this game undefeated at 4-0 but haven't faced a big named opponent until Wisconsin, defeating North Texas, UAB, Presbyterian and Longwood heading into the trip to Las Vegas. Their leading scorer is the only returning first team all-American from a season ago, Doug McDermott, who is averaging 16.8ppg and has 7.5rpg on the early season. The only other starter averaging double figures scoring is Gregory Echenique at 118ppg. He also le...
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