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Well, Sunday's 63-60 win at Ohio State sure was a nice surprise. After seeing UW teams suffer some unlikely losses the past few months I was expecting some heart-wrenching 5 point play by Craft at the end of the game. Hopefully things are starting to go UW's way again.

A few notes courtesy of the Twittterverse:

  • The Badgers beat a top-10 Big Ten team on the road for the first time since 1980.
  • UW beat Illinois, Purdue, and Ohio State on the road in the same season fro the first time in almost 100 years (1913).
  • Jared Sullinger is a *****. Although, he had cold last week so we should take it easy on him. We don't want his daddy complaining about those mean Badger bloggers.


The perspective from this Ohio blogger is that Sunday's game had more to do with OSU not playing well. He also thinks it was a bad loss. Not sure losing to a top-20 team is "bad" but I'm sure most poisonous nuts fans had this penciled in as a W.

In his post-game thoughts Jeff Potrykus writes that this was UW's most impressive road win in his three years on the beat. I would think a win against a top ten Big Ten team on the road for the first time in over 30 years would be.

Need some more game stories? Check out what Phil at B5Q, Dan at Badger of Honor, and Andrew at Madtown Badgers had to say about one of UW's bigger wins in recent memory.


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