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Wisconsin Basketball: Ben Brust isn’t done yet

The 2014 draft class is absolutely loaded full of mega-athletes. Studs like Andrew Wiggins and Aaron Gordon who’s talent, along with size, reign supreme amongst the NCAA. Then there’s Ben Brust; the 6-foot-1, 196 pound sharpshooter out of Wisconsin. Brust, who graduates this spring, now enters his final stage of competitive hoops. Every team needs a sharp shooter, and for the...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Brust makes historic 3 at best possible moment for Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE -- Ben Brust just doesn't want to take the Wisconsin uniform off for the final time. With his team down 12 at halftime, the senior told himself he had to do whatever it takes to keep playing. After a scramble in which the Badgers grabbed three offensive rebounds, Traevon Jackson found Brust on the right wing for a 3-pointer that put Wisconsin up for good in its 85-77...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin wins 85-77 thriller over Oregon

MILWAUKEE -- In a test of tempos, Wisconsin delivered the knockout punch. Ben Brust hit a 3-pointer with 1:07 left and the second-seeded Badgers overcame seventh-seeded Oregon's transition game for a thrilling 85-77 win Saturday night to get into the Sweet 16. Brust's clutch 3 from the corner gave the Badgers (28-7) the lead for good in a clash of styles played before a boisterous...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
25 days ago  |  Discuss

As career nears close, senior Brust rains down 3-pointers

MILWAUKEE -- Ben Brust recognizes the next Wisconsin loss will end his college basketball playing career. And so, the Badgers' senior sharpshooter is doing whatever he can to put off that fate for another game, another weekend. On Thursday, that meant Brust was center stage again, scoring from various angles around the 3-point line. Brust buried four 3s and scored 17 points....
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Brust's got (all-around) game after four seasons at UW

As his freshman year dragged on with little promise, Ben Brust pored over the review sheets handed out after each of Wisconsin's games and grew increasingly frustrated. Led by Jon Leuer and Jordan Taylor, UW was winning in 2010-'11 and eventually reached the Sweet 16. Brust, whose lone asset was his perimeter shot, was sitting and watching. "I got sick of not being...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: March outlook for regular season

Wisconsin Basketball: March outlook for regular seasonFinally, the month of March is upon us. After a successful February, Wisconsin looks poised to make an extensive, post-season run. Only three games remain in the regular season for the Badgers. If all are won, the NCAA selection committee could reward UW with a high seed in a region with close proximity. UW’s first two games...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Brust breaks free from slump, helps guide Badgers past Hoosiers

MADISON, Wis. -- One of the most prolific 3-point shooters in Wisconsin basketball history was in the midst of yet another oh-fer from long range Tuesday night, and questions began to percolate. Was something wrong with Ben Brust? Were there lingering effects to an undisclosed injury? Had he lost his shooting touch entirely at the most ill-timed moment of the season? Then, Brust...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Badgers-Hawkeyes game preview

2014 has once again proven the dominance of Big Ten basketball. Five Big Ten schools currently sit inside the AP’s top 25; more than any other conference. RPI has ranked the Big Ten as the second strongest conference behind the Big Twelve. The NCAA selection commitee may end up sending seven teams from the conference into the tournament. Since January, each team has been battling...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Badgers have the elements of a Final Four team

In exactly one month from now, the first round of the 2014 NCAA tournament will kick off. I know it may seem a little early to be predicting a team’s fate, but after the past week, you have to wonder how far can this Wisconsin team go. Bo Ryan has led the Badgers to twelve-straight NCAA tournaments, but has never advanced past the elite eight. Every March, the murmurs of “this...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
FROM HALF COURT

Wisconsin forces OT with crazy buzzer-beater

With Indiana losing to Illinois earlier in the week, Michigan could very easily have been the #1 team in the country with a win over Wisconsin today.  Wisconsin had other plans though.  With 3 seconds on the **** Michigan took a three point lead after a Hardaway Jr. three pointer.  The game looked pretty much over at the time before Ben Brust hit a crazy running buzzer beater...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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