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Wisconsin football recruiting: 2019 WR Nolan Groulx commits to Badgers

What’s shaping up to be a historic offensive class just landed itself a top-notch wide receiver. In the past few seasons, the Wisconsin Badgers have been able to land themselves classes with highly promising wide receivers who have been able to emerge as on the field playmakers quite quickly. On Sunday, the Badgers found themselves a potential star for 2019 and beyond when Nolan...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
25 days ago

Wisconsin football recruiting: 2019 S Bryson Shaw commits to Badgers

A fast, projected defensive back verbally pledges to the Badgers The Wisconsin Badgers’ class of 2019 added another standout on Saturday night. Potomac, Md. (Bullis School), recruit Bryson Shaw announced on Twitter that he verbally committed to Wisconsin. Shaw is rated as a three-star recruit at safety by both 247Sports’ composite rankings and Rivals. According to 247Sports, he...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
25 days ago

NFL Draft Profile: TE Troy Fumagalli

In this edition of ‘NFL Draft Profile’, I will look at Wisconsin tight end Troy Fumagalli. The Ravens have a need for a dynamic, reliable pass-catching tight end. Currently, Darren Waller, Nick Boyle and Maxx Williams are the only tight ends under contract for 2018. In addition, Vince Mayle is an exclusive rights free agent. It is worth noting, Fumagalli’s draft range is still up...
Via Baltimore Beatdown
26 days ago

Wisconsin falls to Michigan State 76-61

A better effort on the road but the Badgers again fall short. A rough first half shooting set up a tough hole to climb out of for the Wisconsin Badgers as they fell to the No. 6 Michigan State Spartans in a 76-61 loss in East Lansing on Friday night. Wisconsin shot only 36.2 percent for the game, a frigid 20.7 percent on 6-of-29 shooting during the first half, and despite an improved...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
26 days ago

No. 6 Michigan St beats Wisconsin 76-61 on day AD retires

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Miles Bridges scored 24 points and No. 6 Michigan State beat the Wisconsin Badgers 71-62 on Friday night, less than 12 hours after athletic director Mark Hollis announced his retirement amid the outcry over how the school handled allegations against Larry Nassar.
Via AP on Yahoo
27 days ago

No. 6 Michigan St beats Wisconsin 76-61 on day AD retires

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 24 points and No. 6 Michigan State beat the Wisconsin Badgers 71-62 on Friday night, less than 12 hours after athletic director Mark Hollis announced his retirement amid the outcry over how the school handled allegations against Larry Nassar. The Spartans (19-3, 7-2 Big Ten) have won three straight after losing two of the previous three...
Via MyNorthwest.com
27 days ago

Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Episode 1: Breaking down Wisconsin’s Troy Fumagalli, Garret Dooley at the Senior Bowl

Bucky’s 5th Podcast is off and running! You answered our survey, and we hope to deliver what Wisconsin Badgers fans want in a podcast. We bust out our new Badgers-centric show with some great guests in B5Q and Acme Packing Company’s Owen Riese and Pewter Report’s Trevor Sikkema, as they are down in Mobile, Ala., for the Reese’s Senior Bowl watching former college standouts showcase...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
28 days ago

Wisconsin football recruiting: Badgers offer 2019 CB Semar Melvin, 2020 QB Harrison Bailey

More recruiting highlights, including an offer to a standout corner from a familiar school. St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., should be a familiar name for Wisconsin Badgers fans. Former UW standouts like running back James White, safety Dezmen Southward, and linebacker Conor O’Neill all hailed from the Florida powerhouse years ago and wore the cardinal and...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
28 days ago

Wisconsin women’s hockey third-quarter report shows road troubles

A look at the Badgers as they head into the final stretch of the season. The Wisconsin women’s hockey team (24–1–1) is three quarters through the regular season and jumping around into final stretch of the season. While there are a great many positives for this team that persist from my mid-season recap, the recent struggles against Bemidji are reason to take a closer look to see...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
29 days ago

Wisconsin football recruiting: Badgers offer 2019 DE Marcus Stripling, TE Garmon Randolph

Two more offers from the Badgers. Looks like the Wisconsin Badgers coaching staff continues to offer high school prospects. On Tuesday morning, Houston (Mayde Creek), defensive end and top-100 player Marcus Stripling tweeted that he received an offer from Wisconsin. 247Sports, ESPN, and Rivals all rate Stripling as a four-star recruit and among the best players in the nation. 247Sports...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
29 days ago

Wisconsin football starts 2018 winter conditioning

The grind begins for the Badgers. The Wisconsin Badgers’ 2018 season doesn't start with the first game vs. Western Kentucky on Aug. 31, or the start of fall camp in late summer, or during spring practices just a couple of months away. It started Monday, as Wisconsin began its winter conditioning program. UW released some pictures and a video on Tuesday via Twitter, as players were...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
29 days ago

Iowa owns Wisconsin in 85–67 loss

Not the effort desired before facing Michigan State on Friday. A rough start was further compounded by a frustrating second half for the Wisconsin Badgers, as they fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes on the road in an 85–67 loss at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday night. Poor shooting and some defensive lapses contributed to another lopsided loss for Wisconsin (10–12, 3–5 Big Ten), who attempted...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
January 23, 2018

Troy Fumagalli, Garret Dooley kick off Day 1 at Senior Bowl

Here’s our recap from Mobile. MOBILE, Ala. — Possibly the most important week of their young professional lives are in front of Troy Fumagalli and Garret Dooley in Mobile, Ala. There, the departing-senior Wisconsin Badgers tight end and outside linebacker will make their first real impressions in front of all kinds of NFL decision-makers, scouts, and coaches. The first official...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
January 23, 2018

Wisconsin football recruiting: Badgers offer 2019 DT Joshua Harris, 2020 QB Max Johnson

Recruiting season never stops. It may be quiet on the football front for the Wisconsin Badgers as winter conditioning began on Monday, but that does not mean recruiting season stops. Roxboro, N.C. (Person) defensive tackle Joshua Harris tweeted on Monday that he was offered by the Wisconsin coaching staff. Harris, rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals, was also offered...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
January 23, 2018

Wisconsin vs. Iowa: Getting to know the Hawkeyes

Here’s the lowdown on Iowa before Tuesday night’s game. After a dominant win over Illinois on Friday night, the Wisconsin Badgers go back on the road for two consecutive games. The first stop for Wisconsin (10–10, 3–4 Big Ten) places them in Iowa City on Tuesday to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes (10–11, 1–7), who have also struggled as one of the conference’s worst teams this season...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
January 23, 2018

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
January 21, 2018

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
January 21, 2018

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
January 21, 2018

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
January 21, 2018

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
January 21, 2018

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
January 20, 2018

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
January 20, 2018

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
January 20, 2018

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
January 20, 2018

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
January 20, 2018
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