Posted January 19, 2013 on
Despite scoring 48 second-half points and getting a career-high 20 points from freshman George Marshall, Wisconsin's dreadful first half did in the Badgers, losing 70-66 to Iowa - the third straight defeat UW has suffered at the hands of the Hawkeyes and first of the Big Ten season.
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MADISON, Wis. The more George Marshall wanted to please Wisconsin's coaches early this season, the less he actually played in a manner that drew their approval. It was a catch-22 for Marshall, the Badgers' talented point guard, and he wasn't sure how to escape its clutches.
Marshall, a redshirt freshman, had been pegged as a player to watch dating to his days on Wisconsin...
The currently unranked Wisconsin Badgers are standing alone atop the Big Ten at 4-0 in conference play. They are the only team in the Big Ten to remain unbeaten in Big Ten play. The Badgers only have four losses this season, two of which are against ranked opponents. Their last loss came on December 8th against Marquette. Since then, the Badgers have one seven straight...
In an offseason with a lot of shocking moves being made in the coaching world, the move of Bret Bielema from Wisconsin to Arkansas has to rank right up there on the shocking meter. However, what's one man's past is another's future and the Badgers went out and hired a coach they knew a lot about in Gary Andersen. He may not have been a huge, nationally known name...
With back-to-back wins over top 15 teams, including Tuesday's big surprise at No.2 Indiana, many have been surprised by Wisconsin's 4-0 start in the Big Ten, including former walk-on Brett Valentyn. In his exclusive column for Badger Nation, Valentyn tries to make sense of how the Badgers got to this point.
IOWA CITY, Iowa Five minutes had passed during Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan's postgame press conference when a reporter reminded him that no undefeated Big Ten teams remained in conference play.
Ryan, of course, didn't need a refresher. Not after what he saw on the court earlier in the night.
"Oh, rub it in," Ryan said after Wisconsin lost, 70-66, Saturday against...
As soon as it appears to get close to 100 percent, more injuries pop up to attack Wisconsin's depth. Not only will Frank Kaminsky miss his second straight game when Wisconsin takes on No.13 Michigan State Tuesday, the Badgers could be without George Marshall, as well.