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All offseason Wisconsin fans were hearing that Frank Kaminsky was a changed young man - both in his body and his mindset - yet, when the season started we didn't see much of that. We began to see it against Indiana, but a freak eye injury took him out of action early and made him sit nearly two weeks. On Sunday, he picked right up where he left off, scoring a career high 19 points and helping the Badgers complete a season sweep of Illinois, 74-68.
Kaminsky wasn't even the leading scorer in the game though as teammate Ben Brust poured in 20 points and senior Ryan Evans got back on the upswing with 15 points to lead UW.
Don't let the final score fool you though, it took a furious comeback from Illinois to even get back in the game. They went on a 19-11 run to end the game and make it look far closer than it actually was.
Illinois struggled to hit from deep and it cost them in the game, shooting just 15.4% (2-13) from 3 point land. It's what helped them d...
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MADISON, Wis. One minute, Frank Kaminsky was drilling consecutive 3-pointers against the No. 2-ranked college basketball team in the nation. The next minute, he couldn't even play after his left eye had been inadvertently poked by a stray finger from Indiana guard Will Sheehey in the battle for a rebound.In the blink of an eye pardon the pun Wisconsin's backup center had...
MADISON, Wis. Last season, it was easy to spot Ben Brust on the basketball court in games. Chances were, the Wisconsin guard could be found hovering around the 3-point line, waiting for an opportunity to chuck a deep ball at any moment.
That isn't to say Brust, whose range rivals the best in the nation, doesn't still get a thrill out of burying a 28-foot 3-pointer. But...
With Wisconsin basketball heading back on the road Sunday for a matchup with Illinois, we wanted former walk-on Brett Valentyn to rank the conference's arenas from top to bottom. Making his list based on experience, atmosphere and humor, Valentyn did just that.
MADISON, Wis. Coaching turnover at the top and the subsequent departure of seven assistants easily could have left Wisconsin's 2013 football recruiting class in shambles. Yet when National Signing Day arrives on Wednesday, the majority of committed recruits from the past year will still officially pledge their allegiance to the Badgers' program with signed and faxed paperwork...
MADISON, Wis. The first opportunity for Wisconsin football fans to see the team's new coaching regime and its players in action has been set. Athletic officials announced Monday that Wisconsin's spring game would be held Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m.
The game will serve as the culmination of the Badgers' spring practice season under new coach Gary Andersen. Spring practices...
After three games scoring in the 40s, junior guard Ben Brust and Wisconsin found its shooting touch, as Brust scored a game-high 20 points and the Badgers shoot 55.6 percent in the second half to sweep Illinois with a 74-68 victory at Assembly Hall Sunday.
Grand Forks, ND – The Wisconsin Badgers came into tonight’s game smoking hot, the Badgers had one loss (Miami) since November 24, 2012. During that same time frame, the Badgers had an impressive record of 10-1-4 (.800).
Coming into the game, North Dakota was a team going the other direction. The Green and White hadn’t won in five games (0-2-3), and they were looking for...
CHAMPAIGN - Ben Brust scored 20 points and Wisconsin overcame a ragged start on Sunday to beat Illinois 74-68.
A look at Illinois' Sunday opponent -- the Wisconsin Badgers.
Being held to 50 points or less for three straight games, Wisconsin's offense finally got some energy thanks to two Illinois natives. Junior guard Ben Brust scored a game-high 20 points and sophomore Frank Kaminsky added a career-high 19 to lead the Badgers to a 74-68 victory over Illinois Sunday.