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Thoughts on a 68-56 loss to the Badgers:
CHICAGO — Another shot at the Badgers for Tom Crean’s Hoosiers, and a frustratingly familiar result. Indiana had its chances to finally put together the Wisconsin puzzle, but it still remains unsolved with Indiana left picking up the pieces.
Jared Berggren worked hard and denied Cody Zeller post touches. Against the Illini, Zeller dominated a weak frontline. But he had to work and work and work this afternoon and found but a few decent looks all game. Mike Bruesewitz said after that Berggren “set the tone early” by knocking entry passes away and made “life miserable for (Zeller).” The numbers back such a statement. Zeller didn’t score his first bucket until the 3:49 mark of the first half — against a less-skilled post defender in Frank Kaminsky. He finished the game just 4-of-10, though a 5-of-7 performance from the line allowed him to sneak into double-digits (13 points).
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