Posted November 21, 2011 on AP on Fox
While its best player has yet to get going offensively, Wisconsin continues to roll behind a tremendous defensive effort. On the verge of their first 4-0 start in three seasons, the 11th-ranked Badgers host UMKC on Tuesday night as part of the Chicago Invitational Challenge. Wisconsin (3-0) led the Big Ten in scoring defense the last two seasons and has proved to be just as dominant this season, holding opponents to 35.0 points per game and 28.3 percent shooting. "I know they're making the effort (defensively) and they're not settling for being average," coach Bo Ryan said of his players. "They know what's been before them and they know what they're trying to do because they know what they want to leave behind when they're done playing here. If you have people that commit to that, it tends to make the whole better." The Badgers continued their defensive prowess in a 69-33 rout of Wofford on Saturday, limiting the Terriers to 26.5 percent f...
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