Posted February 14, 2013 on
Senior forward Mike Bruesewitz will never be a 20-point scorer for the Wisconsin basketball team, but the Minnesota native has provided all the little things that have kept the Badgers in the thick of the conference race with seven games to go.

Badgers' Marshall plans to finish year strong

MADISON, Wis. When George Marshall began the season, many presumed he would effortlessly slide into the role of starting point guard at Wisconsin. There would be growing pains, yes, but he possessed a combination of speed and shooting prowess to make his talent stand out and ease the pain of losing guard Josh Gasser to a season-ending ACL injury. Marshall had sparkled the previous...

Shooting Droughts, Puzzling Play cost Badgers in 58-53 loss to Gophers

Wisconsin and Minnesota left off where they started in Madison, only this time no one was the victor in regulation. Instead the 20th ranked Badgers played their third straight overtime game, a first in school history, but unlike the previous two OT games this one didn't go the Badgers way as they were downed 58-53 at Williams arena.  All you need to know about this one is...

Gophers basketball beats Badgers, mocks Wisconsin’s own victory dance (video)

If you have watch Tubby Smith dance passionately on your bucket list, now’s your chance to cross it off. As the unranked Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball team beat the #20 Wisconsin Badgers in over time 58-53 in OT (yes, even in overtime, some Big Ten scores are still in the 50s) they celebrated in the locker room. And the Gophers basketball victory dance looks like it was blatantly...

Game Recap: No Deju Vu for Wisconsin

Freshman Sam Dekker scored 14 points and Ben Brust added 11 points, but No.20 Wisconsin didn't score in the final 5:08 of regulation to force the program's third straight overtime. Unlike the last two times, this one didn't bounce in its favor, as Minnesota broke a four-game series losing streak with a 58-53 overtime victory at Williams Arena Thursday.

Tubby Smith Leads Minnesota Basketball Team in Dance Mocking Wisconsin Badgers’ Victory Song (Video)

We’ve got a Badger-Gopher tussle going on in the Big Ten. Minnesota knocked off Wisconsin 58-53 on Thursday night, but that was just the beginning of the fun for the Golden Gophers. After the game, the team started jumping around and dancing — but to “Die Young” by Ke$ha, a not-coincidental choice considering the Badgers used the same song to celebrate after they beat Michigan...

Gophers save season in win over Wisconsin

In what was perhaps the biggest game of the season in terms of postseason implications, the Gophers fought tooth and nail against Wisconsin to notch an overtime victory that went down to the final seconds. After a solid start to the season, the Gophers ended a free fall that saw them fall out of the [...]

UW's loss the result of more than one play

By JOAN MINNEAPOLIS Mike Bruesewitz took the blame.Step, blame.Up two, mental error, free throw, free throw, blame.Tie game, blame.Overtime, blame.Loss, 58-53 to Minnesota, blame.The Wisconsin senior forward saw it as something of a causal chain, an implosion that began with the simplest mental error.With 22 seconds remaining in the game and the Badgers...

Game Thread: Wisconsin at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - The Gophers will look to pick up a key victory as they take on the No. 20 Wisconsin Badgers at Williams Arena. Tip is set for 6:00 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN. Join GopherDigest to chat live about all the action.
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