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Kentucky, Duke Pegged As Early Final Four Favorites In NCAA Tournament

The Wisconsin Badgers will be looking to avenge their loss to Kentucky in last year’s Final Four when they take on the undefeated Wildcats as five-point underdogs at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark in Saturday’s NCAA Tournament national semifinal in Indianapolis. The Badgers earned a Final Four berth for a second straight year with a convincing 85...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

FOX and SI on how Wisconsin beats Kentucky (video)

The Wisconsin Badgers will present undefeated Kentucky with their biggest challenge to date. The FOX Sports Live crew broke down how forward Sam Dekker’s impact and center Frank Kaminsky’s drive to avenge last year’s loss to Kentucky could push the Badgers into the championship game: Here, Sports Illustrated’s David Gardner and Ted Keith discuss why the  Wildcats could […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kaminsky, Okafor lead AP All-America team

Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky is a unanimous selection for the 2014-15 AP All-America team, while Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one first-team vote.
Via Philly Sports Live
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Sam Dekker Trolls Big 10 Haters After Michigan State Beats Louisville

Most college basketball analysts have said that they thought the Big 10 had a bit of a down year this season, and that the big two conferences were the Big 12 and ACC. However, after three of four Elite Eight games were in the books two of the Final Four teams were from schools from the Big 10, Wisconsin and Michigan State.It's proof that analysts don't always know what they are...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Game time and TV Info Announced

We already knew the Kentucky Wildcats would face the Wisconsin Badgers in the NCAA NAtional Semifinal on Saturday. It was just announced that it will be the second Final Four game of the day, and it will tip off around 8:49 p.m. ET on CBS. The first game will yip off around 7 p.m. ET and feature […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker Gets Emotional On Instagram About Going To Final Four With His “Best Friends”

What’s better than making back-to-back Final Four appearances with your best friends? For Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, not much. Sunday morning, Dekker, who put on a show Saturday night down the stretch against Arizona, posted an emotional Instagram photo of himself and his teammates celebrating their Elite Eight victory. Check it out: Not too many things better than...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kiszla: Wisconsin Badgers old enough to know how West is won

Wisconsin is portrayed as a happy, little Disney story of Midwest values, led by 67-year-old coach Bo Ryan, beloved for telling more corny jokes with a hidden philosophical message on a daily basis than your grandpa does at Thanksgiving dinner.

Sam Dekker shoots the lights out to send Wisconsin to Final Four (Video)

Sam Dekker was the hero for Wisconsin for the second game in a row as he helped send the Badgers to their second straight Final Four. The junior forward poured in 27 points during Wisconsin’s 85-78 win over Arizona in the Elite Eight on Saturday. He was 5-of-6 on 3-pointers and made 6-of-7 at the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Kaminsky Tears Up a Rug Following Elite Eight Win

Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin deserves to dance, and dance he will. Kaminsky led his Wisconsin Badgers to a 85 to 78 win over Arizona in the Elite Eight and followed it up with a very awkward and wonderful break-dance session. Kaminsky led the Badgers with 29 points and also grabbed 6 rebounds in the win. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaminsky, Dekker lead Badgers back to Final Four

Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker sink the Arizona Wildcats in the West Regional final. No, this isn’t the flashback to the 2014 NCAA tournament, rather the same two Badgers put their team on their backs and led Wisconsin to an 85-78 victory. The win means back-to-back Final Four appearances for the Badgers, who could see a rematch of their Final Four appearance next season if Kentucky...
Via Madtown Badgers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Frank Kaminsky goes dancing after Elite Eight win

Final Four appearances are rare in Badgerland, so are 7-foot centers who can drive and shoot from deep too. Such is the charmed life of one Frank Kaminsky. He’s also know to be a big goof, and on Saturday he let it all out with his goofy version of the “whip” dance: The post VIDEO: Frank Kaminsky goes dancing after Elite Eight win appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
Via Madtown Badgers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Sam Dekker Shakes His Head, Tells Frank Kaminsky To Stop Begging For A Foul Call

When it comes to officiating, Sam Dekker is level-headed.  During the second half of Wisconsin’s Elite Eight game against Arizona, Badgers’ star forward Frank Kaminsky leaned into a Wildcats’ defender, made contact and threw up a crazy shot. He was clearly ploying for a foul call and the refs saw through it. The whistle wasn’t blown.  Kaminsky disagreed with the no-call...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig Dribble Through Frank Kaminsky’s Legs vs. Arizona

Bronson Koenig’s dribbling skills are not to be messed with.  During the first half of No. 1 seed Wisconsin’s Elite Eight game against No. 2 seed Arizona at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Badgers’ point guard pulled out a pretty sweet move.  Check out Koenig dribbling through Frank Kaminsky’s legs at the top of the key.  Bronson dribbling thru Frank’s legs. @BadgerMBB...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dekker’s career night leads Badgers to Elite Eight

Most Badgers fans have been waiting three years for Sam Dekker to be a star, on Thursday night he went all Hollywood in Los Angeles. Dekker scored a career-high 23 points on 10-15 shooting, had 10 rebounds and led the Wisconsin Badgers to a 79-72 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels. Dekker’s performance was needed in the first half and became bonus in the second half, as he rode...
Via Madtown Badgers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Aaron Rodgers And Olivia Munn Are In Los Angeles Supporting Wisconsin Against UNC

Aaron Rodgers is a Cal alumnus, but with his Golden Bears at home, he is supporting his current hometown team—the Wisconsin Badgers. Wisconsin is playing North Carolina at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and Rodgers and girlfriend, actress Olivia Munn, are on hand to support the team. The first family of Sconnie, holding court. pic.twitter.com/440I7DYNeN — Dan Lyons (@Dan_Lyons76...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Photobombs Russell Wilson at Wisconsin Sweet 16 Game

Both J.J. Watt and Russell Wilson are in attendance during the Wisconsin and North Carolina Sweet 16 game Thursday night. Both are also Wisconsin alums. It would appear from this picture that Watt is crowd-leaping in the attempt to photobomb Wilson. Stay out of trouble tonight, you two. #Badgers pic.twitter.com/f8VkKlvCHy — UW-Madison (@UWMadison) March 26, 2015 Hey, at least...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: J.J. Watt Is Ready For Tonight’s Sweet 16 Game With This Wisconsin Basketball Getup

Wisconsin football great J.J. Watt is one of the best players in the NFL, but he is not a one-sport supporter of his alma mater. With the Badgers preparing to take on North Carolina in the Sweet 16 tonight, Watt tweeted out a photo of his outfit for the game—a Badgers practice jersey and white UW shorts. Your Wisconsin fans are probably swooning over this picture already. pic...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nigel Hayes of Wisconsin steals spotlight with Kobe Bryant selfies and hilarious presser

Wisconsin Badgers basketball player Nigel Hayes was insistent on claiming Kobe Bryant’s locker as the team prepares to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in the NCAA Sweet 16 round. When the team gave Hayes his wish, the sophomore was ecstatic. The highly rated NBA prospect even went as far to say that he plans on sleeping in the locker so that he can absorb Kobe Bryant’s...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes Doesn’t Know Mic is On, Calls Stenographer Beautiful

Wisconsin has been lauded for having a happy-go-lucky, fun-loving and candid team, one that is seeking another Final Four this weekend. Before the Badgers battle North Carolina in the Sweet 16, their powerful three-man frontcourt of Nigel Hayes, Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker took part in a brief press conference. During that press conference, Hayes Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oregon's Dillon Brooks With the Poster Dunk of the Tournament on Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky

In a tournament that features 68 teams there are going to be a whole lot of dunks before the last team standing is crowned the national champion. With 16 teams still remaining you would think that it would be a little early to call one the Poster Dunk of the Tournament," but after seeing the one Dillon Brooks threw down on Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky I think it is a pretty safe call...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Players Absolutely Captivated By NCAA Stenographer (Video)

The NCAA Tournament has been quite the educational experience for the Wisconsin basketball team. After polishing off Coastal Carolina in their opening game of the tourney Friday, the Badgers had their minds absolutely blown by the stenographer sitting in the back of their postgame press conference. Three players in particular — Nigel Hayes, Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker — were...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Goofy Nigel Hayes enamored by NCAA press conference stenographer

Wisconsin players were mesmerized by the NCAA Tournament press conference stenographer, so sophomore forward Nigel Hayes decided to test her skills during Saturday’s presser: The official Twitter account also tweeted out a picture and video of Badgers players Hayes, Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky being fascinated by the stenographer.   But seriously – have you ever seen...
Via The Catch and Shoot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky Goes Digging for Gold

Wisconsin big man and National Player of the Year candidate Frank Kaminsky has been lauded as a care-free, amusing and oftentimes hilariously awkward guy off-the-court. The Badgers senior was taking in the Oregon-Oklahoma State game prior to their opening round tilt with Coastal Carolina when it appears that he went digging for gold. It’s not Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Badgers keep it loose with ‘Badger Kart’ in Omaha

Pairing up one of the best game themes of all time, real life go-karting and a very loose Wisconsin Badgers basketball team = PURE GOLD. Wisconsin Athletics gives you… ‘Badger Kart.’ The post VIDEO: Badgers keep it loose with ‘Badger Kart’ in Omaha appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
Via Madtown Badgers
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Austin Hudson not returning to Badgers football program

Last season the Wisconsin Badgers saw not one, but two true freshmen play at safety. Fast forward to spring and only one of those two will be back, as Austin Hudson will not return to the University of Wisconsin football program. According to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal, defensive coordinator Dave Aranda confirmed the long-rumored move. “Austin is no longer with us...
Via Madtown Badgers
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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