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Wisconsin’s cheerleaders leave field after fans throw snowballs

We’ve never seen this before.  Wisconsin’s cheerleaders were getting pelted with snowballs by their own fans – at a game at their home stadium – so they were forced to leave the field.  Here’s video of the incident.  Wisconsin cheerleaders leaving the field after being pelted with snowballs by their own fans. pic.twitter.com/vyUJkj9TsB — Jesse Temple (@jessetemple...
Via College Spun
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez writes letter scolding Badgers fans

During Wisconsin’s 13-7 loss to Northwestern on Saturday, a collection of Badgers’ fans turned ugly, pelting the team’s cheerleaders with snowballs. The incident drew plenty of unwanted attention, leading to Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez releasing a letter tonight to the entire fan base. In it, Alvarez commended the team’s effort, thanked Camp Randall Stadium’s facilities...
Via College Spun
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers fan sends unique protest to Madison PD

Wisconsin Badgers fans have earned a reputation as a fun-loving, passionate, and hard-drinking bunch. Apparently they also have a sense of humor and some deep pocket books. One UW fan found a unique way of protesting his expulsion from Camp Randall Stadium this past weekend, sending the Madison police department 20 dozen coconut donuts on Monday. Apparently it all came to a head...
Via The Student Section
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Badgers football stuck in limbo until it starts paying assistants better?

Wisconsin finished its first season under the direction of Paul Chryst at 9-3 and many felt disappointed after winning two Big Ten championships and competing for another since 2011. Such is the nature of a program that has elevated its expectations based on the results on the field. Getting a division win is a minimum expectation and even in a transition year full of unforeseen...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin OL Jaden Gault ends football career after doctors discover blood clots in his lungs

This world can be less than fair sometimes, as Wisconsin offensive lineman Jaden Gault found out this week.  Gault was recently hospitalized after doctors discovered blood clots in his lungs, bringing his football career to a halt. And after multiple tests, Gault announced via Twitter Thursday night that he will unfortunately not be able to continue his football career. Though...
Via College Spun
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers did too deep a hole in 57-55 loss to rival Marquette

The I-94 rivalry provided the Wisconsin Badgers a golden opportunity to rebound from a shocking home loss earlier in the week. Instead, the Badgers came out flat and couldn’t overcome an 11-point deficit in a 57-55 loss to Marquette at the Kohl Center. Junior forward Vitto Brown went toe-to-toe with Marquette’s star freshman Henry Ellenson, with both scoring a game-high 15 points...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers drop second straight in-state game

The Wisconsin Badgers have now lost three non-conference games at the Kohl Center in 2015, a venue that has only seen eight of these losses in Bo Ryan’s first 14 seasons as the head coach. In their 122nd meeting with the Badgers, the Marquette Golden Eagles improved to 8-2 on the season with the 57-55 win, giving Wisconsin their second straight loss after blowing a 15-point...
Via isportsweb.com
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wisconsin RB Corey Clement will return for senior year

Entering the year, Wisconsin junior running back Corey Clement looked poised to put up the same monster numbers that Badger predecessors like Melvin Gordon and Montee Ball posted in Madison. An injury derailed his season after just 29 carries, however, limiting him to just 155 yards and four touchdowns in three games. According to Jeff Potrykus of the Journal Sentinel, Clement...
Via College Spun
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bo Ryan announces his retirement, effective immediately

Bo Ryan is retiring – for real this time.  The Wisconsin men’s basketball coach announced Tuesday night that he is retiring at the end of the fall semester, which is now.  Ryan, 67, announced earlier this year that he planned on retiring at the end of the 2015-16 season, but backed off that statement this past summer. He announced his decision to retire after Wisconsin...
Via College Spun
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Bo Ryan announces immediate retirement

Wisconsin Badgers head coach Bo Ryan was supposed to have one more season, one more go around the Big Ten. However, even he backed off the steadfast date of the end of the 2015-16 season as the summer went on. Instead, Bo Ryan pulled a Dick Bennett and surprised everyone with a mid-season retirement effective immediately. He made the announcement following the Badgers win over Texas...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Gar’s first words as interim head coach of the Badgers

Greg Gard was always favored by Bo Ryan to be the next head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers. Many thought it would be the plan following the 2015-16 season, but few saw it all coming so soon. Gard will take over as interim head coach immediately and will have a full Big Ten season to audition as the head coach on a permanent basis. Here are his first words to the press following Ryan’s...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball Coach Bo Ryan Announces Immediate Retirement

Bo Ryan is retiring. The Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball coach made the announcement following his team’s 64-49 win over Texas A&M-CC on Tuesday. Greg Gard will take over as coach for the remainder of the season. “After months of conversation with Barry Alvarez and his administrative staff, as well as my wife, Kelly, I have decided that now is the right time to step...
Via NESN.com
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bo Ryan says goodbye to Badgers in surprising fashion, announces immediate retirement

Tuesday night, the Wisconsin Badgers basketball team took to the court and won an ugly contest over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. It’s flawed win quickly took a back seat though, as head coach Bo Ryan surprised everyone by announcing an immediate retirement from coaching. His retirement was thought to be at the end of the 201-16 season, but reports throughout the summer and early...
Via Talking 10
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bo Ryan casts long shadow for his successor

From the moment Bo Ryan’s press conference started Tuesday night, something didn’t seem quite right. He had arrived a bit later than usual for his postgame presser, which, while a little strange, isn’t exactly earth-shattering. He then proceeded to give an opening statement, something that isn’t customary for Ryan just added to the peculiarity of it all. But even then...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan Announces Immediate Retirement As Head Coach

During the college football season, fans were split in their reaction to the midseason retirement of coaches from South Carolina and UCF. Now, fans of college basketball are going to get a chance to be outraged over a coach quitting in the middle of the year. Bo Ryan, who spent 15 years as the head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers, resigned effective immediately following the team’s...
Via Gamedayr
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Wisconsin Players React To Bo Ryan’s Retirement

Late last night, Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan shocked the college basketball world with the news of his immediate retirement. Ryan enjoyed an immensely successful tenure in Madison, reaching 14 NCAA Tournaments and appearing in two final fours. His overall winning percentage: .737. But Ryan’s impact wasn’t just felt in the bottom line of wins and losses. He left a lasting mark...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers RB Corey Clement returning in 2016

Corey Clement was expected to enter the 2016 NFL Draft earlier this year, but he has decided against doing so. According to a report from College Football Talk, Clement will be returning for his senior season in 2016. Wisconsin couldn’t be happier with this decision and it is the right move for Clement. During the 2015 college football season, Clement ended up carrying the football...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Is it NCAA tournament or bust for Greg Gard at Wisconsin?

You’re challenge, should you choose to accept it — take this 7-5 team and turn it in to an NCAA tournament team. The man taking on that challenge isn’t Bo Ryan anymore, as he turned the keys to the program over to long time assistant coach Greg Gard following Tuesday night’s disjointed win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Gard wasn’t named the immediate successor to Ryan...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers add Florida CB to 2016 recruiting class

The Wisconsin Badgers coaching staff has left virtually no stone unturned in its quest to fill out their first full recruiting class. However, it didn’t need to look hard to find the latest commitment. On Sunday morning, our recruiting partners at Badger247 are reporting that cornerback Dontye Carriere-Williams has committed to the Badgers. All the Badgers had to do was look...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers football ink two early enrollees for 2016 class

Early enrollees have become an increasing trend in the world of college football, and the Wisconsin Badgers have seen that first hand. However, the 2016 class won’t see a large influx of those players. Instead, just two players are currently slated to join the program for the spring semester in hopes of getting a jump start on their careers. Those two players were announced via...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin player pees on sideline during game

    When you have to pee, sometimes you just have to pee. One Wisconsin player was seen peeing on the sidelines during the Badgers’ Holiday Bowl game against the USC Trojans. Luckily he had a little help from his friends who held up towels to shield him from cameras: gotta let a man pee in peace, ESPN pic.twitter.com/7QIhyfA4uH — Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) December...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin WR makes best catch of bowl season so far

Many have said the Wisconsin Badgers are more of a defensive-minded team and lack playmakers on offense. Don’t tell that to Wisconsin wide receiver Robert Wheelwright, who made one of the best catches of the 2015 season in the Music City Bowl on Wednesday night. Check out this sick one-handed grab, which was easily the best we’ve seen during the bowl season so far.
Via The Sports Daily
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin TE Troy Fumagalli pees on sideline during Holiday Bowl (Video)

Wisconsin sophomore tight end Troy Fumagalli took an emergency pee break on the sideline during Wednesday night's Holiday Bowl against USC. Fortunately, Fumagalli's teammates came to his aid to surround him and hold up towels to shield him from cameras and onlooking fans so that he could take care of business in peace. gotta let a man pee in peace, ESPN pic.twitter.com/7QIhyfA4uH...
Via Holdout Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Experience could help fuel Badgers in 2016

An obstacle in 2015 could turn into a strength next season for No. 23 Wisconsin.Injuries forced the Badgers to turn to younger players this season. Inexperience slowed the team's growth, particularly in the running game.A thrilling, 23-21 win over Southern California in the Holiday Bowl gave Wisconsin (10-3) promising glimpses of the future."How it carries forward, the momentum,...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

D.J. Gillins announces intentions to transfer from Badgers

Rumblings of quarterback D.J. Gillins leaving the Wisconsin Badgers football program have been around for the past month or so, but those were just rumors until Jan. 1, 2016. The new year began with Gillins announcing his intentions to transfer from the Badgers program via Instagram. It’s been real UW, I had fun playing a little WR and special teams this year. Now, I’m going...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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