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Wisconsin Football: Badgers have a lot to prove at the NFL combine

A week from Tuesday several college athletes including six from Wisconsin Football will showcase their skills at the 2017 NFL combine. Vince Biegel, Corey Clement, Dare Ogunbowale, Ryan Ramczyk, Sojourn Shelton, and T.J. Watt all have a lot to prove in order to ensure they can play football at the professional level. Offensive tackle Ramczyk has the most potential according to several...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football recruiting: Badgers offer 2018 DL Boyd Dietzen, LB C.J. Goetz

Some in-state recruits see the love from UW. Two talented in-state products who won state titles in 2016 received offers from the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday. Kimberly defensive lineman Boyd Dietzen and Waukesha (Catholic Memorial) linebacker C.J. Goetz both announced via Twitter they were offered by Wisconsin. Dietzen recorded 56 tackles—10 for loss—along with 15 sacks and...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
1 day ago

Men’s basketball knocks off No. 23 Maryland

No. 10 Badgers grab a critical conference win over the Terrapins. It was a tale of two halves on Sunday at the Kohl Center as the No. 10 Badgers took on visiting No. 23 Maryland. The first half: a six-point deficit, 28% shooting from the field, a team that looked lost offensively. The second half: a 17-point swing, 51.5% shooting from the field, a confident team that looked the...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
1 day ago

No. 20 Wisconsin men’s hockey sweeps Michigan

The Badgers defeated the Wolverines 6-4 to take the season series. It’s starting to feel like the good old days in the Kohl Center again for men’s hockey. In front of an announced attendance of 13,326, No. 20 Wisconsin (17-10-1 overall, 10-4-0-0 Big Ten) knocked off visiting Michigan (9-16-3 overall, 2-10-2-2 Big Ten) 6-4, taking the season series from the Wolverines. Freshman...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
1 day ago

Former Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan named Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame finalist

UW’s all-time leader in wins could be enshrined in September 2017. Former Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan was named as one of 14 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for the class of 2017. The finalists, who include Chris Webber, Rebecca Lobo, Bill Self and Sidney Moncrief, were announced at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans on Saturday...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
2 days ago

G Koenig of No. 11 Wisconsin questionable for No. 23 Maryland

MADISON, Wis. -- Senior guard Bronson Koenig participated in shooting and drill sessions during a short practice for No. 11 Wisconsin on Friday. Koenig's status is still unclear after the standout was sidelined because of a left calf strain and didn't play in the Badgers' 64-58 loss at Michigan on Thursday. Koenig, who averages 13.4 points per game, sustained the injury against...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Wagner's 21 points help lift Michigan over No. 11 Wisconsin

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Moe Wagner scored 21 points and Zak Irvin broke out of a slump with 18, helping Michigan beat No. 11 Wisconsin 64-58 on Thursday night. The Wolverines (17-9, 7-6 Big Ten) have won three straight to boost their chances at making the NCAA Tournament. The Badgers (21-5, 10-3) have lost consecutive games for the first time this season, dropping them into a three...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers fall to Wagner, Wolverines

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Moe Wagner scored 21 points and Zak Irvin broke out of a slump with 18, helping Michigan beat No. 11 Wisconsin 64-58 on Thursday night. The Wolverines (17-9, 7-6 Big Ten) have won three straight to boost their chances at making the NCAA Tournament. The Badgers (21-5, 10-3) have lost consecutive games for the first time this season, dropping them into a three...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 11 Wisconsin without PG Bronson Koenig against Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) No. 11 Wisconsin was without point guard Bronson Koenig against Michigan because of a calf strain in his left leg. The Badgers gave freshman D'Mitrik Trice his first start in place of Koenig on Thursday night. Koenig is averaging 13.4 points along with two-plus assists and two-plus rebounds. He played through the injury in the previous game, a loss to Northwestern...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers Are the Team to Beat in Women’s Hockey

The University of Wisconsin Badgers women’s team has grabbed their second straight WCHA regular season championship. With an 8-0 win Sunday over the University of Minnesota-Duluth, the Badgers clinched the championship one weekend before the end of the regular season. They hit their final series of the season — a border battle against the Gophers — carrying a conference record...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Michigan Basketball vs Wisconsin: preview and predictions

Michigan Basketball (16-9, 6-6) will host the Wisconsin Badgers (21-4, 10-2) on Thursday night at Crisler Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 PM (EST) and the game will be televised on ESPN. The resurgent Wolverines are fresh off a rare win at Indiana and are looking to keep their tournament hopes in good standing. Michigan has lost five straight and 17 of the last 19 games against...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How to Cure What Ails Wisconsin Badgers basketball right now

By no means is Wisconsin basketball having a bad season. At 21-4, they are off to one of their best starts in program history. The Badgers are also sitting at 11th in the AP Poll and are projected to be a five seed in most NCAA Tournament mock brackets. But despite all that, the feeling that the team is not performing to their capabilities is warranted. The Badgers returned nearly...
Via Talking 10
5 days ago

Greg Gard facing biggest test of his basketball coaching mettle

Greg Gard has faced plenty of adversity before — on and off the basketball court. However, following Sunday’s loss to Northwestern he may be facing the biggest challenge of his coaching career today.   Losing on Sunday at home in the Kohl Center to Northwestern was the titanic finally hitting the iceberg. The signs to steer away from trouble have been coming for a long time...
Via Talking 10
7 days ago

Wisconsin rally runs out of time in loss to Northwestern

MADISON, Wis. -- Bryant McIntosh scored 25 points, and defensive-minded Northwestern beat No. 7 Wisconsin 66-59 on Sunday, securing an important win for the school's bid to make its first-ever NCAA Tournament. Dererk Pardon added 11 for the Wildcats (19-6, 8-4), who confounded the Big Ten-leading Badgers by doubling dominant big man Ethan Happ. Nigel Hayes scored nine of his 13...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten completely left out of first NCAA tournament Top 16 reveal

The Big Ten basketball season has been crazy, with parity and unbelievable results ruling the day. Saying it has been a brutal season for the Big Ten isn’t an understatement.  Yet, the Wisconsin Badgers are the No. 7 ranked team in the country and that should count for something. It didn’t for the NCAA tournament selection committee on Saturday though. As they revealed the first...
Via Talking 10
9 days ago

Happ's key block seals overtime win for Badgers

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nigel Hayes hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.4 seconds left in overtime and Ethan Happ blocked Tai Webster's shot on Nebraska's last try, giving No. 7 Wisconsin a 70-69 victory on Thursday night. Nebraska's Michael Jacobson forced overtime with his 3 just ahead of the buzzer, tying the game at 58-all. Hayes scored 18 of his 20 points after halftime for the Badgers...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL DB Jim Leonhard skyrockets up college coaching ranks

Jim Leonhard is skyrocketing up the college coaching ranks.Leonhard, a 10-year DB in the NFL — most notably for the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills — began his coaching career last year. The 34-year-old was Wisconsin’s defensive backs coach and did well in the position for his alma mater. He did so well that Wisconsin has promoted him to defensive coordinator to take the spot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football caps memorable season

Troy Fumagalli and Wisconsin Football helped cap an 11-win-season on Saturday denying Western Michigan a perfect season and winning the Goodyear Cotton Bowl. The Badgers overcame a season of doubt and uncertainty avoiding a rebuilding year and creating one for the ages. Wisconsin was three plays away from being undefeated and having an opportunity to compete for a national championship...
Via isportsweb.com
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

T.J. Watt, little brother of J.J. Watt, declares for 2017 NFL Draft

Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt has made his decision to forego his senior season to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, becoming the next Watt brother to make the jump. Watt announced his decision on his Twitter account Tuesday. Once A Badger, Always A Badger. #OnWisconsin pic.twitter.com/YbKjJoHfWM — TJ Watt (@_TJWatt) January 3, 2017 During his tenure at Wisconsin, Watt was a lighting...
Via Sportsnaut
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss
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