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Big Ten Power Rankings: January 26th, 2015

Welcome to our Big Ten Power Rankings where we examine the conference on a weekly basis and attempt to rank the conference and provide some insight about each team. 1. Wisconsin (6-1) Wisconsin escaped Michigan with an overtime win, but also obliterated Iowa on Tuesday. Even without Traevon Jackson and with the shock defeat at Rutgers, Wisconsin is the class of the conference by...
Via UM Hoops
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Jackson out, backup Showalter looks to make most of more minutes

MADISON, Wis. -- Zak Showalter approached preseason practices in October with the same zest and energy he always had for Wisconsin's basketball team. Except this year, there seemed to be a tangible carrot dangling in front of the redshirt sophomore -- the opportunity for playing time as the fourth guard in Badgers coach Bo Ryan's rotation. When Showalter edged Jordan Hill for that...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers bounce back with 15-point win over Huskers

Wisconsin welcomed one senior back to the lineup and started life without another as they took on the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Star center Frank Kaminsky came back and Wisconsin faced life without 81-game starting point guard Traevon Jackson, but the changes didn’t seem to bother UW too much. After some cold moments to start both halves, Wisconsin (16-2, 4-1 B1G) managed to run the...
Via Madtown Badgers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin basketball: Why Traevon Jackson’s injury benefits the Badgers down the stretch

Wisconsin senior point guard Traevon Jackson is expected to miss six weeks with a fractured right foot suffered in Sunday’s 67-62 loss to Rutgers on the road. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Jackson will undergo surgery on Thursday. The school’s official website said the rehab process will begin in 2-3 weeks. The Badgers fell to 15-2 overall and 3-1 in the Big Ten Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Wisconsin awaiting tests on injury to Traevon Jackson

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan says he is awaiting test results to determine the severity of the right foot injury to point guard Traevon Jackson. Jackson was hurt in the second half of the fourth-ranked Badgers' 67-62 loss Sunday night at Rutgers. Ryan calls the injury ''pretty severe.'' He is unsure how long he might without his trusted senior guard. Ryan also didn...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 15, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: 5 Things we’ve learned after win over Michigan State

For the 135th time on Sunday, the Wisconsin Badgers (18-5, 5-5) and the No.9 Michigan State Spartans (20-3, 9-1) played in another great Big Ten classic at the Kohl Center in Madison. The injury riddled Spartans were without their starting point guard Keith Appling and Adreian Payne was playing in just his second game back after sitting out the previous seven. Wisconsin basketball...
Via isportsweb.com
February 11, 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 game-winning...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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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