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Wisconsin, North Carolina, And A Fresh Plot Twist: Actives and Inactives Could Reshape The West Regional

The key issues for both Wisconsin and North Carolina coming into Thursday’s Sweet 16 contest revolve around injuries. However, these concerns exist on different ends of the spectrum. For the Badgers, the team reported that Traevon Jackson will play in his first game since January. However, the role Jackson will play is the main question. When he went down with a fractured foot...
Via The Student Section
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Traevon Jackson Has Returned To Practice For Wisconsin Basketball

Wisconsin clinched a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament after winning the Big Ten, and now the Badgers may be getting a key player back in time for the Big Dance. Guard Traevon Jackson was cleared to play over the weekend, and is back at practice today. Looks who’s back at practice today… Welcome back @T_Jacks12 — Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB...
Via College Spun
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin basketball: Badgers hope Big Ten Tournament play leads to top seed

Wisconsin won the Big Ten regular season championship outright and still have plenty to play for in the conference tournament. Wisconsin is looking at a No. 2 seed according to most bracketologists, including iSportsWeb’s latest bracket. Even though the Badgers are probably one of the four best teams in the country, they will need a loss from other teams currently on the 1 line...
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan says Jackson could be out two more weeks

MADISON, Wis. -- Traevon Jackson said with certainty last week that he would return from injury in time for Wisconsin's senior day against Michigan State on Sunday. Doctors, however, never medically cleared Jackson, and he instead watched the game from the bench in street clothes. Now, it appears Jackson could be sidelined even longer. Badgers coach Bo Ryan said Monday on the Big...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 02, 2015  |  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...
January 12, 2015  |  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...
April 15, 2014  |  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
March 25, 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...
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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