Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 3/17/13
Wisconsin's Big Ten tournament final was exactly what frustrates and excites Badger fans all rolled into one as they went down to the Buckeyes of Ohio State 50-43 on Sunday.  They played so well in stretches and believe it or not actually held a nine point lead and looked like it was going to run away with their second straight matchup between these two teams - that's the Badgers we know and love.  However, as soon as they went up nine it was ice cold offense down the final stretch of the first half and it was just a 24-23 Wisconsin lead at intermission - that's the Badgers team we know and hate. It was a battle early on in the 2nd half as well, but Wisconsin took a 41-3 lead on a nice Sam Dekker layup with 7:09 left in the game. UW managed to score all of two more points the rest of the way and that's the Badgers team we've seen and were frustrated by.  Wisconsin, heck any team, can't win ball games when you score 2 whole points in 7:09 seconds of play. Having said ...
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