Found December 23, 2012 on
One could argue that 2012 was the year of the improbable for the Wisconsin Badgers football team more so than just about any other season in recent memory. Whether it was improbable TD's, OT losses, or even the 70-31 Big Ten Championship game win things really didn't go the way most had the season drawn up to go.
It really all started with our No. 8 story from yesterday because of the staff changes, but as improbable as the season went I don't think even the most crazy of predictions would've had the Badgers starting Curt Phillips at quarterback at all. Yet, that's exactly what we got down the stretch.
What Happened: Coming out of fall camp it was clear that Curt Phillips wasn't quite ready to be able to make all the throws and he was down to number three on the depth chart. However, after Danny O'Brien's unsuccessful stint as the starter at the beginning of the year up stepped Joel Stave. Stave directed the Badgers to wins and more import...
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MADISON, Wis. Somewhere in Joel Stave's apartment, a hamper is filled with old T-shirts missing left sleeves, scissors having sheared off everything down to the hip.This is no fashion statement from Wisconsin's redshirt freshman quarterback. It was done out of necessity and comfort for the good of his aching collarbone.Stave broke his left collarbone during a game against...
The Badgers (8-4) came out strong against UW Milwaukee (3-10) and downed the Panthers 74-53 at the Kohl Center Saturday night. With the win, Wisconsin extended their win streak against UWM to 20 games.
It was an encouraging night offensively for the Badgers, who seemed to silence Milwaukee’s early momentum with some easy baskets from inside. Bo Ryan must have put an emphasis...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Ryan Evans scored a season-high 19 points, Ben Brust opened and closed a 17-1 first-half run with 3-pointers and Wisconsin routed Milwaukee 74-53 on Saturday night at the Kohl Center.
Traevon Jackson added a career-best 13 points and Jared Berggren had 11 as Wisconsin (8-4) beat its state rivals for the 20th consecutive season and improved to 29-1 in the teams...
Two of Wisconsin's struggling players got off on the right foot Saturday, as senior Ryan Evans posted a season-high 19 points, adding seven rebounds and four assists, while sophomore Traevon Jackson tallied a career-high 13 points to lift the Badgers to a 74-53 victory over Milwaukee following a 10-day layoff.