Hayes, Showalter lead Badgers to 72-52 win over Rutgers

MADISON, Wis. -- Nigel Hayes scored 20 points, Zak Showalter added 18 and No. 14 Wisconsin used an active start on the defensive end to build an early lead and defeat Rutgers 72-52 on Tuesday night.Hayes scored 12 points in the first half, when the Badgers (12-2) opened with a 16-4 run over the first 12 minutes to take control in both team's Big Ten opener.Wisconsin needed the cushion...
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December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Badgers Cruise Past Prairie View A&M

Interviews with Coach Gard, Zak Showalter and Khalil Iverson
Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zak Showalter gets nasty with putback dunk

Zak Showalter isn’t one to shy away from contact or doing the dirty work. On Friday night, he also didn’t shy away from putting down one of the dirtiest dunks of the entire NCAA tournament. With the Badgers down 38-37 in the second half, Showalter rose to the occasion quite literally: The post WATCH: Zak Showalter gets nasty with putback dunk appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
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March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisconsin downs Rutgers 79-57

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin interim coach Greg Gard said the Badgers have always had a guy like Zak Showalter. And it's not just the flawless shooting performance he put on Saturday as the Badgers beat Rutgers 79-57. Beyond the 8-of-8 shooting, including hitting all four 3-pointers he attempted, Gard credited Showalter for his tenacity, toughness and attitude he brings in practice...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Happ, Showalter lift Badgers over Rutgers

MADISON, Wis. -- Zak Showalter scored a career-high 21 points on a perfect shooting performance, Ethan Happ added a double-double, and Wisconsin beat Rutgers 79-57 on Saturday.Showalter hit all eight shots he took from the field, including four 3-pointers, and his only free throw. Happ, meanwhile, scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Wisconsin (9-6, 1-1 Big Ten), while Bronson...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zak Showalter sky for blocked shot in transition

Junior guard Zak Showalter is one of the most athletic players on the Wisconsin Badgers basketball team. He also is one of the most fearless — putting his body on the line time after time. In Tuesday nights Big Ten opener against the Purdue Boilermakers, Showalter put both of his biggest attributes to work in one big transition play early in the second half. As Purdue went to work...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers endure hot shooting from Prairie View A&M

The Wisconsin Badgers won their second straight game and improved to 4-2 with a 85-67 victory over the now 0-5 Prairie View A&M Panthers. Zak Showalter helped lead the way for Wisconsin with a career high 14 points, picking up the slack for Nigel Hayes, who had four turnovers and went 0-5 from three. The Panthers came out firing early on, taking just a six point deficit into...
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Beyond the Box Score: Wisconsin 92, Indiana 78

It looked like a blowout halfway through the second half, but no one told the Hoosiers. While it was still a convincing win for the Badgers, it looked for a while like it was going to be a 30 point game. Let’s jump into the box score. All ten starters scored in double digits. Other than Zak Showalter’s three three-point plays, there wasn’t much off the bench in this one....
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Bo Ryan, Wisconsin players react to win over IU

MADISON, Wis. – Bo Ryan, Frank Kaminsky, Zak Showalter and Nigel Hayes met with the media following No. 5 Wisconsin’s 92-78 win over Indiana on Tuesday night at the Kohl Center. Watch both press conferences below: The post Video: Bo Ryan, Wisconsin players react to win over IU appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
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February 03, 2015  |  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...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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