Posted March 21, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TAMIRA MADSEN Associated Press There are no egos at Wisconsin, no individual superstars carrying the team. Relentless, hard-nosed and, yes, frustrating are the hallmarks of these Badgers - and they love it. They've embraced the defense-first approach and ridden it all the way back to the NCAA tournament for a 15th consecutive year, 12 straight under coach Bo Ryan. ''We're going to be consistent, work hard, stick to our defensive principles and play as a team,'' said senior Jared Berggren, who averages 11.1 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. ''There's no one individual that is going to have a big ego or try to do too much by himself.'' Wisconsin is a trendy pick for some as the Badgers (23-11), a 5-seed in the West region, prepare for Friday's game against 12th-seed Mississippi (26-8) in Kansas City, Mo. They beat both Indiana and Michigan last week in the Big Ten tournament. Wisconsin currently ranks fourth...
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