Former Wisconsin Player Ben Brust Getting Blasted By BBN After Predicting Kentucky Will Finish 38-1

At this point, it isn’t wise to predict that Kentucky is going to lose a game this year – just ask WVU’s Daxter Miles Jr. But this week, ahead of UK’s Final Four contest with Wisconsin, that’s exactly what’s happened again. Former Badger Ben Brust, after watching his former teammates clinch their second straight trip to the Final Four, took to Twitter to predict that...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Will loss of Brust be felt by Badgers this season?

The Wisconsin Badgers enter the 2014-2015 college basketball season with expectations at an all-time high.  Coming off of the school’s first Final Four appearance since the late 90’s, the Badgers return 4 of the 5 starters from last years team.  The lone starter who won’t be back?  Sharp-shooting guard Ben Brust, who averaged 34.8 minutes per game, as well as 12.9 points...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
April 17, 2014  |  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 victory...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 23, 2014  |  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. He also...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 20, 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...
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...
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...
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers' Brust has 3-point record in his crosshairs

MADISON, Wis. -- Ben Brust is drawing a diagram of his slanted driveway in the Chicago suburbs, trying to explain where the origin of his spectacular shooting range began. There is a sidewalk that extends from the driveway and winds beside grass in the front yard. And here, where the sidewalk nearly meets driveway, he sketches an "X." This is the spot, truly, where he credits his...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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