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Former Wisconsin commit Marvin Robinson joins Kentucky

Former three-star wide receiver recruit Marvin Robinson initially committed to the Wisconsin Badgers. However, the Fort Lauderdale standout failed to academically qualify for the university and was forced to sit out the entire 2015 season. After sitting out a year, Robinson is now set to begin his college career but it will be closer to home. According to John Hale of the Louisville...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 24 Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin Badgers 2015 record: 10-3, overall 6-2 Big Ten (defeated USC 23-21 in Holiday Bowl) 1 Burning Question: How can Wisconsin handle its brutal schedule? There are a few questions that we can ask. We can wonder if the offense will improve in Paul Chryst’s second year. We can worry about how good a job Justin Wilcox can do with the defense. We can ponder over running back...
Via The Comeback
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers: Around the Campus 2016

Welcome back for another installment in Talking 10’s “Wisconsin Week” series. Although most of our articles for “Wisconsin Week” are focusing on football, this is our weekly chance to check in on all the other athletic success stories going on in Madison. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of 2015-16 and how that will project forward for Badgers fans in 2016...
Via Talking 10
10 hours ago

Badgers defense making easy transition to Justin Wilcox as DC

There is no denying the special level that Wisconsin’s defense has played at the last three years. Few defenses have been as consistently great across the board as UW’s was, but as 2016 approaches there is a whole lot that is new. Chief amongst the new pieces to the puzzle is a new defensive coordinator, with Dave Aranda off to LSU and Justin Wilcox in from his last stop at USC...
Via Madtown Badgers
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dare Ogunbowale speech at Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon

Dare Ogunbowale became the first Wisconsin Badger player to speak on behalf of all Big Ten players at the annual Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon. He spoke about opportunity and how greatness can happen. Here is the full speech video: Reminder: BTN airs Kickoff Luncheon Special Wed. @ 2p & 7:30p ET including the stirring speech by Badgers’ @DGO23_. https://t.co/bys2NPvj4m — Big...
Via Madtown Badgers
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin kicker will wear 27 to honor Nebraska's Sam Foltz

Wisconsin and Nebraska may be competitors in the Big Ten West, but the two programs will share a special connection this season.  Badgers kicker Rafael Gaglianone will retire his customary No. 10 jersey and instead wear No. 27 in honor of his friend, Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. Foltz was tragically killed in a car crash over the weekend at age 22. In honor of his good friend...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucky Badger savages Golden Rodent mascot in Pokemon Go satire

Bucky Badger and that thing they call Goldy (a.k.a the Golden Rodent) have a long-standing Twitter rivalry that few can match. Well, o.k., maybe Goldy and Faux Pelini can top it…after all, their twitter rivalry did spawn an actual trophy game that is played for on an annual basis. Even still, nothing can really top the hatred and playfulness of the Badgers and Golden Rodents rivalry...
Via Madtown Badgers
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: Quarterback

Yes, the Wisconsin Badgers of today are an annual Big Ten contender and it seems as if history starts and stops with the 1990 season for some. However, the history of Badgers football is rich from the beginnings of the game through to today. With that in mind, we’re going to look in to the top players at each and every position group for the Badgers…without the Rose Bowl colored...
Via Madtown Badgers
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tsipis adds unique final piece to Badgers women’s basketball coaching staff

Jonathan Tsipis’ own path to becoming a head coach at a Power 5 women’s basketball program was certainly a unique one, and now he’s adding a final piece to his own coaching staff puzzle that is about as unique as himself. On Monday afternoon, the Badgers announced the hiring of Craig Carter as an assistant coach. Carter joins Sasha Palmer and Myia McCurdy on the Badger bench...
Via Madtown Badgers
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Predicting the 2016 season

After a week spent looking at the team and getting expert opinions on all things Wisconsin Badgers football, it is time for the staff of talking10 to put their money where their mouths are. That means it is once again that time of the week where we not only give you a simple record prediction, but we also take a look at how we see each and every one of the 12 regular season games...
Via Talking 10
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin hoops player did the most savage impersonation of Stone Cold Steve Austin

Wisconsin Badgers forward Nigel Hayes has shown that Stone Cold Steve Austin may not be the only man in American who can look tough and/or cool while wearing jean shorts.In a delightful performance that the 6-foot-8 junior has dubbed the #StoneColdSteveAustinChallenge, Hayes struts like Austin outside the school's Kohl Center and proceeds to drop a pair of students with the wrestler...
Via FOX Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes delivers amazing Stone Cold impression

One of the greatest blessings in the college basketball world came when Nigel Hayes announced he would be returning to the Wisconsin Badgers for another year. Hayes is one of the most entertaining players in the NCAA and is always delivering hilarious soundbites and videos that the social media world eats up. The latest video came when Hayes gave his impersonation of WWE star Stone...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: What a strange journey 2015 was

It only took two seasons, but the Wisconsin Badgers turned over a new leaf in 2015 following Gary Andersen’s departure for the Oregon State Beavers. After being burned by Andersen, athletic director Barry Alvarez went back to a very familiar person to give back stability to Badgers football. That meant the return of former quarterback and former offensive coordinator Paul Chryst...
Via Talking 10
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin to unveil new uniforms on June 30

The University of Wisconsin is set to begin its new 10-year deal with Under Armour on July 1. In order to celebrate the new uniform deal, which replaces a former agreement with adidas, the Badgers are set to hold a “Night of New Red Threads” event. The event will take place on June 30 at 10 p.m., when the university’s new athletic uniforms will be unveiled. Wisconsin announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Badgers spend day with Wisconsin Upside Down

Some teams are out preparing for the upcoming 2016 college football season by going on camps all over the country. The Wisconsin Badgers, however, are doing something for their community first. On Thursday, the Wisconsin football team spent the day entertaining Wisconsin Upside Down, an organization dedicated to individuals with Down Syndrome. They brought in some of the kids with...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin's Vitto Brown sings 'All of Me' impressively

Every year, Wisconsin athletes have a chance to show off their non-athletic skills at the Buckinghams, the school’s “student-athlete annual showcase of excellence.” Last year, UW basketball’s Vitto Brown led a group of four players in a group rendition of The Spinners’ “It’s A Shame.” This year, the 6-foot-8 forward took the stage by himself to perform John Legend’s...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema still has issues with Tim Brewster

Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema has something of a history with the University of Minnesota. So imagine his surprise when, a year and a half ago, the former Wisconsin coach received an invite to speak to the Minnesota Football Coaches Association conference. “I said, ‘Yeah, right. These guys hate me,'” Bielema said Friday in his address to the conference, via Andy Greder...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker did not have much faith in Wisconsin on his tourney bracket

Former Wisconsin star Sam Dekker’s NCAA Tournament bracket was shown on the video board at the Houston Rockets’ game Wednesday evening.  The former Badger wasn’t too optimistic about his alma mater's chances of going deep this season.  Dekker has No. 7 seed Wisconsin losing in the Sweet 16.  Sam Dekker's bracket was just shown on the video board. He had Wisconsin losing...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Bronson Koenig gave great interview after making big shot

Bronson Koenig made a big shot to help Wisconsin beat Xavier in comeback fashion on Sunday, and then he gave a great interview about it. Speaking with TNT’s Dana Jacobson, the Wisconsin junior guard said he just was channeling his inner-Steph Curry with the 3-pointer to win the game: "I've had an extra assistant coach all year." - Wisconsin's Greg Gard about his late father...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Kaminsky's reaction to Wisconsin buzzer beater

Bronson Koenig hit the shot of the NCAA Tournament tonight. The Wisconsin guard nailed a fadeaway 3-pointer as time was expiring to give the No. 7 seeded Badgers the 66-63 win against No. 2 seed Xavier.  You can watch the play here.  The Wisconsin fans at the game went nuts, but the best reaction comes from former UW star Frank Kaminsky, who was nervously watching the game and...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin knocks off Xavier with buzzer beater

Seventh-seeded Wisconsin is moving on to the Sweet 16 in the East Region thanks to junior guard Bronson Koenig’s buzzer-beater, which lifted the Badgers to a 66-63 win over No. 2 seed Xavier. Koenig tied the game at 63 with 14 seconds left, and a Xavier turnover set up his game-winner.  Incredible game-winning shot by Bronson Koenig (Vine via @TheCauldron). https://t.co/wtWEnuEUib...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker shoots down Twitter troll

Villanova advanced to the Sweet 16 by way of an 87-68 victory over Iowa on Sunday. Among those who enjoyed the loss of Iowa was Sam Dekker, who spent three years playing against the Hawkeyes in the Big Ten as a member of the Wisconsin Badgers. With Iowa down big, Dekker decided to throw a little salt in the wound of his former opponents with the following tweet.  Time for Iowa...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisconsin addresses Bo Ryan affair, says he did not use improper funds

Wisconsin addressed a report about an affair former basketball coach Bo Ryan had by saying the matter was personal and that the coach did not improperly use school funds at any point. Ryan surprisingly stepped down as coach of the Wisconsin Badgers basketball team in mid-December after previously announcing he would step down at the end of the year. He said in his statement at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin's Iverson totally blows windmill dunk attempt

Wisconsin’s Khalil Iverson tried to go with a windmill slam in-game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Tuesday night at Williams Arena, and it did not go well. Welp, that’s embarrassing and will drive a coach crazy. You’re playing a Big Ten game on the road with nearly a full half to go; make sure you get those two points. That didn’t stop Iverson from trying another...
Via The Comeback
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Gard’s future at Wisconsin looking pretty secure

Wisconsin is closing in on a 20-win season on the hardcourt this season, which would most certainly place them in the tournament next month. As a result, it seems Greg Gard’s interim job may be turning a bit more permanent. On Thursday, an official job posting for the University of Wisconsin’s head men’s basketball coach position was discovered by Reddit users. That seems...
Via The Comeback
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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