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Report: Los Angeles Lakers signing former Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes

Congrats to the former Badgers standout! Another former Wisconsin Badgers standout reportedly finds another home in the NBA. Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Shams Charania reported on Thursday afternoon that the Los Angeles will sign former Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes to a 10-day contract, according to his sources. The historic professional basketball organization has not formally announced...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
4 days ago

10 most surprising college basketball teams

Now that conference play is fully in swing, college basketball’s season is starting to make a little more sense. Every game is like another piece added to the puzzle that makes the landscape of the sport make a little more sense. With most teams having played half their games now, including a few tough ones in their league, it’s easier to see which teams hot or slow starts aren’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois Basketball: How the Illini will beat the Wisconsin Badgers

The Illinois basketball team takes on the Wisconsin Badgers tonight at the Kohl Center. This is a game both the Illini and Badgers need. Illinois is now 10-9 on the season and 0-6 in Big Ten play. Wisconsin isn’t much better, in fact, they have a worse overall record sitting at 9-10 this season. But, […] Illinois Basketball: How the Illini will beat the Wisconsin Badgers - Writing...
Via Writing Illini
3 days ago

Wisconsin football recruiting: 2018 CB Jairus Brents reportedly visiting Badgers

Plus an update on Josh Jackson. With 19 scholarship players already signed to play for the Wisconsin Badgers in the class of 2018, head coach Paul Chryst and his staff still appear to be looking to add more talented players in this recruiting cycle. Four-star Kentucky cornerback Jairus Brents is a name to watch, and according to one recruiting service, appears to be visiting Madison...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
3 days ago

Wisconsin extends Paul Chryst's contract through 2023

The University of Wisconsin is very satisfied with the job head football coach Paul Chryst is doing and has rewarded him with a contract extension. On Friday, the university’s Athletic Board approved a contract that keeps Chryst locked in through Jan. 31, 2023, per FOX 11 in Madison, Wisc.This is a continuation of what the school has done the past two years with Chryst, who had extra...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin blows out Illinois in 75-50 win

The Badgers get a much needed victory at home against struggling Illini MADISON—The Wisconsin Badgers returned to the Kohl Center and snapped a three-game losing streak in impressive fashion in their 75-50 win over Illinois on Friday night. Wisconsin (10-10, 3-4 Big Ten) pushed their winning streak against Illinois (10-10, 0-7) to 12 games and appeared to take out their frustration...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
2 days ago

Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from the Illini loss to Wisconsin

The Illinois basketball team needed a win on Friday night but weren’t even close to the Wisconsin Badgers. I have been upset this season with Illinois losses, but this is one of the few games that I have been truly disappointed with how the team has played. They didn’t show heart and weren’t aggressive. They […] Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from the Illini loss to Wisconsin ...
Via Writing Illini
2 days ago

Wisconsin basketball recruiting: Badgers offer four-star guard Tyger Campbell, per report

An intriguing player, but can the Badgers make a mark? Still looking for another piece to the 2018 class, the Wisconsin Badgers’ men’s basketball coaching staff has reportedly offered a four-star guard from Indiana. According to GiveNGo’s Pat Lawless, Wisconsin offered La Porte, Ind. (La Lumiere School) standout Tyger Campbell. For that matter, Campbell retweeted Lawless’s tweet...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
2 days ago

Badger Bits: Wisconsin renews Paul Chryst’s contract again

Plus, a remarkable showing for UW soccer in the MLS SuperDraft Playing a bit of catch-up here, Paul Chryst headlined Wisconsin’s latest round of coach contract renewals on Friday. Coming off a 13–1, Orange Bowl-winning season, the Badgers renewed Chryst’s five-year contract through Jan. 31, 2023. Chryst is scheduled to make $3.3 million in 2018 with annual $100,000 increases in...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
2 days ago

Notre Dame wins record 16th Straight; Defeat Wisconsin 4-2

#1 Notre Dame improves record to 19-3-1 In front of a sellout crowd at the Compton Family Ice Arena, the #1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish set a program record with their 16th consecutive victory in a 4-2 win over the #18 Wisconsin Badgers on Friday night. The Irish power play started the night early. After an unsuccessful power play in the first four minutes of the game, Notre Dame...
Via One Foot Down
2 days ago

Wisconsin S Natrell Jamerson named Defensive MVP of 2018 East-West Shrine Game

Three Badgers and a Madison native shine in St. Pete. Three former Wisconsin Badgers put on the “Motion W” helmet one last time, playing for the West team in the East-West Shrine Game. Defensive lineman Alec James and linebacker Leon Jacobs did nothing to hinder their chances of improving scouts. Safety Natrell Jamerson definitely shined improve his chances, however, earning East...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
2 days ago

Wisconsin women’s hockey escapes Bemidji with win, tie

Badgers challenged on road by unranked Beavers In a battle of the Bucky’s (Bemidji State’s mascot is named “Bucky Beaver”), the top-ranked Wisconsin women’s hockey team avoided disaster in a difficult road test at Bemidji State, taking five out of six possible points with an overtime win on Friday and a shootout win on Saturday. In game one, the Badgers cruised to a 3–0 lead thanks...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
1 day ago

What do you want in a Badgers-based podcast?

Participate in our survey to give us your thoughts! Hello everyone! B5Q is in the beginning stages of developing its own Wisconsin Badgers-focused podcast to hopefully be released in the coming future. We invite you all—the fans—to participate in a short survey about podcasts you listen to. It should only take 5-10 minutes of your time, and we would appreciate any feedback you...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
1 day ago

Badgers hockey hands Notre Dame its first Big Ten loss

Chicago, Ill. — Notre Dame hockey’s introduction to the Big Ten has been a breeze so far, but that came to an end on Sunday as the Badgers blanked Notre Dame 5-0 at the United Center. The win avenged a 4-2 defeat in the series opener on Friday night in South Bend, Ind. and was just the fourth win in the last 10 games for the Badgers. Wisconsin was playing with a heavy heart though...
Via Talking 10
1 day ago

Wisconsin men’s hockey upsets No. 1 Notre Dame

Badgers grab signature win against Irish in Chicago After a flat-footed start to the new year, No. 18 Wisconsin men’s hockey (12–12–3) went into Sunday’s game against No. 1 Notre Dame (19–4–1) at the United Center in Chicago looking for the type of signature win that can redeem a season. The Badgers got it. And how. Wisconsin beat the top-rated Irish 5–0 in front of 9,313 at the...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
1 day ago

Wisconsin WR George Rushing heading to Buffalo as transfer, per report

Best wishes to the former Badgers wide receiver. A Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver will reportedly head to the MAC to finish his collegiate career. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Jeff Potrykus reported on Sunday night that George Rushing will transfer to Buffalo for his final year of eligibility next season. Rushing later retweeted Potrykus’ news as well, though the school has...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
23 hours ago

Wisconsin represented well in Super Bowl LII

Of course, more Badgers are playing in the biggest game of the year. Another year, another former set of Wisconsin Badgers slated to play on the biggest stage. The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles both clinched Super Bowl LII berths on Sunday. With that, former Wisconsin running backs James White and Corey Clement, along with defensive tackle Beau Allen will have the...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
23 hours ago

Notre Dame Hockey: Irish Win Streak Ends at 16 With 5-0 Loss To Wisconsin

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish hockey team lost its first game in 87 days as they fell to the no. 18 Wisconsin Badgers Sunday afternoon at the United Center by a score of 5-0. The loss snaps Notre Dame’s school record win streak at 16 games. The Badgers (12-12-3, 6-8-2-0 B1G) jumped on the Irish (19-4-1, 13-1-0-0 B1G) early, opening the scoring at 15:07 of the 1st period and never...
Via One Foot Down
22 hours ago
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