Posted March 24, 2012 on
Now that senior Jordan Taylor has finished his career at Wisconsin, FOXSportsNext's Simone Scott and Badger Nation's Ben Worgull look ahead to the future of the Badgers' program.

Late miss a tough ending for Badgers' Taylor

The last-second shot came up short, sending Wisconsin home from the NCAA tournament. It was Jordan Taylor's last play for the Badgers, but it won't be the way he'll be remembered. Taylor missed a long contested jumper at the end of an awkward final possession, and Wisconsin lost a one-point game to Syracuse on Thursday night. With that, the Badgers' season came to...

Believe it or not, Bo Ryan has made unbelievable progress at Wisconsin

                After a disheartening last second loss to the Syracuse Orange in the Sweet 16, critics quickly came out of the woodwork to bash Wisconsin Badgers Head Coach Bo Ryan while an elect few went as far to call for his job. As I sat back and watched these events unfold, I couldn’t happen but get sick to my stomach. Have they already forgotten what Ryan has done...

Thank You, Jordan Taylor

An era in Wisconsin sports history has come to an end. Jordan Taylor has played his final game as a Wisconsin Badger, and that’s something Badger fans have not wanted to think about. Jordan Taylor leaves an indellible legacy on Wisconsin basketball. (Image credit: Inside The Hall) Jordan Taylor Leaves Lasting Legacy on Wisconsin Hoops If you want to know how much Jordan has meant...

Anatomy of a Stop: How Syracuse Clamped Down on Wisconsin’s Final Shot

Syracuse’s Sweet 16 matchup with Wisconsin was the 40-minute dogfight we had expected, and predictably it came down to the last shot. The Badgers had a chance to send top seeded Syracuse home, but Jordan Taylor’s three came up short. The Fizz breaks down how SU defended the final possession. All game long the SU guards only extended the zone out to the three-point line, but...

If You Pronounce Rick Pitino It Might Sound Like Rick ‘Petino’

Yes, ESPN fired a mobile app editor last night. No biggie. Just another day, another job opening. (via @Sniff009) As for the other games, we’d like to give a special shout out to Bo Ryan and his Wisconsin Badgers for running out the clock on their season and then going for a high-percentage shot from beyond NBA range. No reason to drive and dish. No reason trying to draw a foul...

Badgers Run Ends in Sweet 16 Thriller

Now that's how a basketball game should be played.  4th seeded Wisconsin traded blows and leads all game long with No. 1 seeded Syracuse but in the end the Orange came up victorious, winning 64-63 and ending the Badgers season.  Just how good of a game was it? “That’s the best game I’ve seen in a long time, that may be the best game we’ve played,” Syracuse coach...

East Bracket Sweet 16 Predictions

In the East bracket all the higher seeds won everything game but for one. That was Cincinnati beating Florida State. Check out my picks below to see who I think will advance to the Elite 8. Syracuse/ Wisconsin- To beat the legendary 2-3 Syracuse zone you need to able to shoot the three. This is a major strength for Wisconsin. In the tournament so far Wisconsin is shooting...
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