TRAEVON JACKSON RUMORS

Wisconsin Basketball: Is Traevon Jackson the right fit at point guard?

For the past two years, Wisconsin has called Traevon Jackson their starting point guard. In that span he has accumulated 620 points, 218 rebounds, and 237 assists. With Jackson at the helm, Wisconsin reached it’s first Final Four since 2000. That said, Jackson has also provided fans with plenty face-palms. So many, that dare I say deserves a benching? That might be a little too...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite disappointing ending, Badgers' memorable season was culture-changing

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Back in October, before the college basketball season began and before Wisconsin staked a claim as one of the very best programs in the nation, Badgers point guard Traevon Jackson spoke of trying to change a culture. Anybody who'd watched Wisconsin over the past decade or so knew the culture already was pretty darn good. But Jackson, in particular, was willing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson, Badgers come up short in Final Four Loss ☆

Anyone else find the lyrics to “Build me up butter cup” are wee bit ironic at this point? Seriously folks, I don’t know how much more of this “we’re so close, yet so far away” bull crap I can take. For those who don’t know the lyrics, we’re referring to the lines that go as such, “Why do you build me up (build me up) Buttercup, baby; just to let me down (let me...
Via Madtown Badgers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Coaching clash between Bo Ryan and John Calipari

From a field that started with 68 teams now has been narrowed down to just 4. The Final Four teams heading to the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas are the Florida Gators, UConn Huskies, Wisconsin Badgers and the Kentucky Wildcats. March Madness as already exceeded all its expectations and come Saturday, college basketball fans better buckle up and prepare themselves for consecutive...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Time to Get Over Hating On Traevon Jackson ☆

If you step in to the social media realm or listen to local sports radio, chances are you know whom most fans least-favorite player is—Traevon Jackson. Over the past two years he’s been many a persons favorite scapegoat, but after what has gone down over the last few games, it’s time for those people to realize that Jackson is more help than hindrance to the Badgers. Whether...
Via Madtown Badgers
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Badgers earn a no. 2 seed in the West region

The question that is in the back of every Wisconsin basketball fans mind is will this finally be the Badgers’ year? Of course, almost every college basketball program and their fans could be asking that same question about their teams as they enter the 2014 NCAA Tournament. What differentiates these Badgers’ from the rest of the field is that this is arguably head coach Bo Ryan’s...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Badgers land two seed in Milwaukee

Bo Ryan and his Badgers are smiling. Well, at least his players are. Yet again the Badgers will dance in March. A tradition that’s lasted for 16 years (13 led by Ryan). A tradition only six schools can top. A tradition that includes five conference championships with over 350 wins. A tradition that always ends in defeat. Sixteen appearances; zero championships. Bo’s titless-era...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers' Traevon Jackson silences critics with game-winning shot

MADISON, Wis. -- The maddening unpredictability of Traevon Jackson is back-to-back turnovers during the waning minutes of a close game against a nationally ranked team. It is groans emanating from Wisconsin's fan base and a growing minority calling for the team's point guard to be benched. But the maddening unpredictability of Traevon Jackson is also a beautifully executed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Traevon Jackson hits game-winner for Wisconsin

Wisconsin had just blown a seven point lead in the game’s final few minutes. Junior guard Traevon Jackson made Badgers fan forget all about it. After Spartans senior center Adreian Payne hit a game-tying 3-pointer with just under nine seconds to play, Jackson took the ball the length of the floor and hit a jumper that gave the Badgers the victory. MSU’s Travis Trice had a chance...
Via College Spun
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mental game key to Jackson having fun, Badgers winning again

MADISON, Wis. -- For a brief moment in Twitter time, back when Wisconsin's basketball team was undefeated and routinely rolling opponents, the hashtag #WinningIsFun made the social media rounds among Badgers players and fans alike. And if winning is fun, that can only mean losing is not. Just ask Badgers point guard Traevon Jackson, who has been the subject of particular vitriol...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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