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After hitting a pair of three's that tied the game to end regulation and win the game in overtime on Saturday Brust capped off a memorable week and for that effort and his stellar performance overall last week Ben Brust has been named the Big Ten's co-Player of the Week.
He had 14 points in the win on Saturday and 18 points (a team high) in the double overtime win against Iowa earlier in the week. This is the first Player of the Week honor for Brust and the first for a Badgers player since Jordan Taylor last season (1/23/12).
The Player of the Week honors are shared with the Illini's D.J. Richardson, who averaged 18.0 points a game win wins over Indiana and Minnesota.
For the season Brust is 2nd on the Badgers in scoring, averaging 11.2 points a game, and is shooting 40% from deep on the season. His 3 point prowess also ranks up there in the conference overall. Brust ranks 7th in made three pointers (52) and 8th in 3pt percentage.
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MADISON, Wis. Ben Brust's half-court heave garnered he and the Wisconsin basketball program plenty of buzz in the past 48 hours. On Monday, it helped him earn Big Ten co-Player of the Week honors.
Brust, the 6-foot-1 junior from Hawthorne Woods, Ill., shared the honor with Illinois guard D.J. Richardson. He became the first Badgers player to earn the player of the week award...
Wheeee! (Is it just us, or does the P.A announcer literally say "Wheeeee" after the shot?) That's Ben Brust of Wisconsin hitting one of his four threes on the day, and getting Wisconsin into an overtime against #3-ranked Michigan. Well, formerly #3-ranked Michigan. The Badgers outscored the Wolverines 5-2 in the overtime, and that was that, another college basketball...
Wisconsin won in dramatic fashion thanks to Ben Brust... at least that's what the headlines will tell you. Yes, it's true Brust hit the game tying three pointer from just inside the halfcourt strie and yes it's true that Brust hit the game winning three pointer with 39.6 seconds remaining.
However, when you hit the rewind button on this game there's a play...
Junior guard Ben Brust scored a team-high 14 points, including a three-pointer just past halfcourt at the end of regulation and the game-winning three in overtime, to lead Wisconsin to a 65-62 overtime victory over No.3 Michigan Saturday afternoon at the Kohl Center.
MADISON, Wis. -- Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tie-breaking 3 with less than 40 seconds left in overtime as Wisconsin beat No. 3 Michigan 65-62 on Saturday.
What a week in the Big Ten. Scratch that, what a weekend in the Big Ten. Ben Brust beats Michigan on Saturday, Indiana goes on the road and gets a big win at Ohio State, and Illinois finishes a strong week with a win at Minnesota on Sunday. You never know what to expect on any given night. I guess that’s why they call it the best conference in college basketball.
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MADISON - Ben Brust was certainly the hero, hitting a three-point shot at the buzzer to send the game to overtime, but the complete team effort given by Wisconsin in its win over No.3 Michigan can't be ignored. Badger Nation hands out the grades.
Michigan fans have got to hate seeing the ball in the hands of a Wisconsin sharp-shooter with the game on the line in the waning seconds of the game. Why? Well, on Saturday Ben Brust did this to put the game into OT:
All that proceeded this was Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr. hitting a clutch trey of his own to virtually seal the deal - or so most thought. Too bad they...
With only 2.4 seconds left on the clock, Wisconsin Badgers junior guard Ben Brust made one of the most memorable shots in the history of the program. Brust took an inbound pass from teammate Mike Bruesewitz at half-court, turned the corner and hit a game-tying 40 foot running jump-shot at the buzzer with a Michigan defender draped all over him.
Not only did he hit one of the best...
Hitting one dagger three-point shot wasn't enough for junior guard Ben Brust, who followed up his halfcourt buzzer beater to send the game to overtime with the game-winning three-point shot with 39.6 seconds remaining, giving Wisconsin a 65-62 victory over No.3 Michigan Saturday.
The (regulation) finish to the Michigan-Wisconsin Big 10 basketball game on Saturday in Madison was absolutely insane.
First, Michigan star Tim Hardaway Jr. (yes, son of that Tim Hardaway) drained a difficult three-point shot to put the No. 3 Wolverines up 60-57 with 2.4 seconds to go in regulation.
However, on the next play, Wisconsin's Ben Brust made a much more incredible...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tie-breaking 3 with less than 40 seconds left in overtime as Wisconsin beat No. 3 Michigan 65-62 on Saturday.
Brust scored 14 points for the Badgers (17-7, 8-3 Big Ten), while Jared Berggren added 13.
Trey Burke scored 19 points for Michigan (21-3, 8-3), while...
No. 3 Michigan was stunned in Madison Saturday afternoon as they fell to the Badgers 65-62 in overtime after some clutch three pointers from Wisconsin’s Ben Brust.
Clutch though may be an understatement.
After a big three in the second half from Tim Hardaway Jr. to give the Wolverines a 60-57 lead, Brust was able to hit a 40-foot prayer as time expired to send the game to overtime...