Wisconsin Basketball: Aftermath of a Final Four loss

Emotions are at their purest once everything is sacrificed. Whether it’s the glory of victory, or anguish of defeat; one can truly understand these feelings once everything is invested. In sports, the greatest moments are created not just by the plays themselves, but by the reactions of the world around them. That’s why we love it; thats why I love it. I may be a microcosm in...
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Wisconsin Basketball: John Calipari vs. Bo Ryan

In only four seasons at Kentucky, coach John Calipari has sent 17 players to the NBA. Calipari’s persona has shaped into the savior for high school hopefuls. Names like John Wall and Anthony Davis thrived under Calipari, eventually becoming number 1 overall picks. These kids want to take their game to the next level, so they choose John Calipari. It helps that Calipari’s a marketing...
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Badgers' Frank Kaminsky becomes star in NCAA run

The most pertinent question asked in October about Frank Kaminsky was whether the junior would provide Wisconsin with a consistent inside presence to fill the void created by the departure of three seniors. Today the most intriguing question some panicky UW fans are asking is whether Kaminsky, emboldened by a breakout junior season, will leave school a year early to enter the NBA...
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Crazily, Kaminsky has become face of Badgers, tournament

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The only word Frank Kaminsky can muster that adequately describes the past week of his life is "crazy," which barely seems to do his rise to near rock-star status justice. Owning the paint against Baylor's 7-foot-1 center Isaiah Austin with 19 points and six blocks in the Sweet 16? Crazy. Dominating Arizona's future NBA frontcourt with 28 points...
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How Frank Kaminsky became a MONSTER this year, Bo Ryan explains

Earlier this year, Frank Kaminsky dropped 43 in a non-conference game. It shocked all of us considering that Kaminsky entered the Kohl Center that night boasting a career average of 3.2 points per game and a total of 26 points scored on the season. Frank Kaminsky has continued to improve from there. And he’s having fun along the way. Before the Elite 8 win over Arizona dropped...
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Wisconsin Basketball: Bo Ryan captures his Final Four

Alas, Bo Ryan has joined the ranks of the college basketball’s best. It only took him 13 years but hey, patience is a virtue. That patience of his sure was tested Saturday, as 40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide UW’s fate. After an added five minutes of cardio nightmare, Bo finally came to relief knowing that he had finally taken the Wisconsin Badgers to the Final Four. Bo...
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Kaminsky explodes onto national scene after carrying UW to Final Four

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The list of text messages had ballooned to nearly 100 on Frank Kaminsky's cell phone late Saturday night. So many people wanted to offer their congratulations on a performance that had boosted Wisconsin to the Final Four and made a 7-foot center from Lisle, Ill., a nationally known character. Kaminsky, meanwhile, barely had time to read the comments, save for...
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Frank Kaminsky Throws Up “W” for Wisconsin

Frank Kaminsky threw up a “W” for Wisconsin after beating Arizona during an interview with Greg Gumbel, though I’m sure there are plenty of people ready to tell him that is not what that means. The post Frank Kaminsky Throws Up “W” for Wisconsin appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Good shooting and the play of Frank Kaminsky propel Wisconsin Badgers into Elite Eight

From the opening tip, the Wisconsin Badgers were able to outshoot, outrebound and outplay the Baylor Bears tonight on their way to a convincing 69-52 win and a spot in the Elite Eight of this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Badgers are now one win away from heading to The Jerry Dome and the Final Four, and they look every bit like a team that can get there without...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Badgers-Ducks game preview

As most expected, Wisconsin will face the Oregon Ducks today for a spot in the Sweet Sixteen. Thursday, the Badgers rolled past American by 40; their largest margin of victory all season. A dominating performance along with an arena full of red helped UW shake all tournament jitters. Oregon also cruised past a pre-depleted Brigham Young team. BYU lost key guard Kyle Collinsworth...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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