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Battle 4 Atlantis Preview Preview: Wisconsin

The 2014-15 Wisconsin Basketball campaign is off to a hot start. The Badgers are 4-0, easily dispatching the likes of Northern Kentucky (62-31), Chattanooga (89-45), Green Bay (84-60), and Boise St (78-54).  The latest AP Poll that was released on Monday has elevated Wisconsin to #2 in the nation, the team’s highest ranking since the 2006-2007 season when Wisconsin climbed all...
Via Talking 10
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

How the Badgers ran and passed: Game 11

An interesting thing occurred for Wisconsin against Iowa last Saturday. The Badgers handed the ball off 33 times and Melvin Gordon received 31 of those. The other two hand-offs both lost yards. Yes, Tanner McEvoy also ran the ball, but, as mentioned way back in the beginning, I don't track QB runs as they can come on scrambles and such, plus sacks count as rush yards. Maybe that...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gophers prepared for heavy dose of Wisconsin's Gordon

MINNEAPOLIS -- Even as a high schooler, Cameron Botticelli knew Melvin Gordon was special. Botticelli, the Gophers senior defensive tackle, was on the Marquette University High School defense that tried to slow down Gordon and the Kenosha Bradford offense years ago. It wasn't easy to do then -- even though Botticelli and Marquette emerged victorious -- and it's gotten even harder...
Via Fox Sports North
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gary Andersen: 'We have our work cut out for us' vs. Gophers

Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spoke with the media Tuesday morning on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference ahead of the Badgers' regular-season finale against Minnesota. Andersen recapped Wisconsin's 26-24 victory against Iowa last weekend looked ahead to the Minnesota game. He also discussed the success of his defense and the play of backup running back...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin-UAB Preview

Wisconsin returned four starters from last season's Final Four squad, leading to the highest expectations the program has ever faced in 2014-15. The second-ranked Badgers have been impressive so far, but their toughest test could come in a loaded field at this week's Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. Wisconsin looks to avoid a first-round upset when it faces UAB on Wednesday night in...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Huskers Season 125: Episode 11 Recap: A Rebound Win Against Minn–Wait, What?

After allowing 59 points and an FBS-record 408 rushing yards to Melvin Gordon and his Wisconsin Badgers, it sure was nice to be back home for an easy win over the Minn–wait, what? You’re telling me I didn’t just dream that we’d lost at home to the Minnesota Golden Gophers for the first time since [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post Huskers Season 125...
Via No Coast Bias
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Badgers basketball to be part of 2016 Maui Invitational

The Wisconsin Badgers have really upped their presence in early-season tournaments as of late, and in 2016, the Badgers will continue that trend as NBCSports.com is reporting the Badgers will be part of the 2016 Maui Invitational field. Connecticut, Georgetown, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Oregon, and Tennessee will join Wisconsin as DI representatives. Chaminade, the Division...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Samaje Perine’s 427-Yard Day Somehow Got The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

This past Saturday, Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine broke the one-week old FBS record for most rushing yards in a single game. Perine ran for a ridiculous 427 yards on 34 carries, besting Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, who finished with 408 yards two Saturdays ago. Apparently, the occasion was important enough to warrant one of NMA’s bizarre animations. The video mostly makes fun...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Melvin Gordon break Barry Sanders' rushing record?

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon surpassed 2,000 yards on the season after compiling 200 yards on 31 attempts in a 26-24 victory over Iowa on Saturday. That brought Gordon’s season total to 2,109 yards with an outing against Minnesota and a likely matchup with Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship game still remaining. This doesn’t even take into account Wisconsin’s bowl...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers fight for first win tonight in Denver

The Matchup: Wisconsin vs. #10 Denver Date: Saturday, November 22nd Location: Magness Arena Ice Surface: 200’ X 85’ TV: ROOT Sports Radio: WTSO AM 1070 Video Stream: None Audio Stream: Badgersportsnetwork.com (Free) All-Time Series: UW leads the series 75-69-9 Last Meeting: Played in 2012; Badgers won 3-1   About Colorado College: Record: 7-3-0 Head Coach: Jim Montgomery (2nd season...
Via Madtown Badgers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cold Streak Continues in Colorado

After some time off to reflect on an 0-6 start, the Wisconsin Badgers hoped to begin anew in Colorado. Instead, the Badgers could not get anything going early on and subsequently losing to Colorado College, 5-2. With the loss, the Badgers are now 0-7 on the year. Colorado College, who improved to 3-7 with the win, was in control from The beginning to the final stanza, out shooting...
Via Madtown Badgers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Melvin Gordon break Barry Sanders' single-season record?

A running back setting himself apart from others in Wisconsin history takes a monumental feat. The Badgers have the all-time leading rusher (...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football: Badgers bowl preview

The Wisconsin Badgers climbed to No. 16 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after their historic win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers.  The Badgers blew the Huskers out by a score of 59-24, hopping on the back of Heisman hopeful Melvin Gordon as he ran for an NCAA single game record 408 yards (Oh, by the way, he did not play the fourth quarter). As Wisconsin continues to...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers 84, Green Bay 60: Wisconsin burns Phoenix with size advantage

Green Bay wasn’t going to be intimidated going up against the Badgers size advantage, but said advantage seemed to be the biggest difference maker after all. Wisconsin used its size to help bang its way to an 84-60 win, improving to 3-0 on the young season. Wisconsin knew coming in it had an advantage over Green Bay team who’s tallest player was just 6-9, and with a trio of Sam...
Via Madtown Badgers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin Created An Awesome Time-Lapse Of Saturday’s Huge Win Over Nebraska

What does a 59-24 win over the main competition for a division title look like condensed into one minute? Thanks to Wisconsin, now we know. The school’s video team put together an awesome time lapse from this past weekend’s game. While Melvin Gordon’s 408 yards should probably be enjoyed at a slightly more normal pace, we still thought this was very cool.  The Badgers travel...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Fan Makes Tecmo Bowl Version Of Melvin Gordon’s 408-Yard Day

This past Saturday, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set a new FBS record as he racked up 408 yards against Nebraska in just three quarters of play. To celebrate, one Badgers fan decided to show us what it would have looked like back in the day, when Tecmo Bowl was still the game of choice for football fans. It’s not entirely accurate, as the Cornhuskers’ defenders had a...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon’s Destruction Of The Huskers Gets The Tecmo Bowl Treatment

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have heard of Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon destroying LaDanian Tomlinson’s single-game rushing record IN THREE QUARTERS this past weekend. It’s like someone pulled the plugs on Bo Pelini’s beleaguered Blackshirts’ PS4 controllers and just ran the same play over and over while controlling Melvin [&hellip...
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this the best Wisconsin Badgers defense of all-time?

Week after week the Wisconsin Badgers defense seems to do something special. Whether it’s shutting an opponent out, holding them to under 100 yards rushing or a myriad of other things — it’s always something new and different each week. After helping out in a big way in the win over Nebraska it got us wondering just how good this Badgers defense really is. We know that this...
Via Madtown Badgers
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers' unselfish Kaminsky a skilled guard in a big man's body

MADISON, Wis. -- The 7-footer who plays like a guard was leading a fast break during Wisconsin's exhibition game two weeks ago, when he spotted teammate Josh Gasser lining up for 3. Frank Kaminsky had decisions to make here. He could have pulled the ball out and set a half-court offense. He could have driven the length of the floor and fired up a quick shot for himself. Instead,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon's Historic Day Solidifies Wisconsin's Place Atop Big Ten West Division

To say Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon had an historic afternoon Saturday against Nebraska would be an understatement. Gordon’s 408...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon is Athlon Sports' Week 12 Player of the Week

Saturday’s game between Wisconsin and Nebraska was billed as one of the best head-to-head running back matchups of the season. However, the...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Melvin Gordon is putting together a highlight film against Nebraska

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon is having a fantastic game so far. Wisconsin is up 24-17 at half-time and Gordon has 238 yards rushing on just 16 carries. Here is a look at Gordon’s greatest hits so far…. Melvin Gordon added to his FBS-leading rushing total with this 62-yard TD, but Wisconsin still trails Nebraska: http://t.co/EPtRJpGz2h — ESPN (@espn) November 15, 2014 Melvin...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Is Good To Go vs. Wisconsin, Wearing Brace On Knee

Nebraska will not be shorthanded in the battle for the Big Ten West Division.  Ameer Abdullah, the Huskers’ star running back who has been dealing with a knee injury suffered against Purdue Nov. 1, is dressed and appears to be good to go against the Badgers. Nebraska’s senior Heisman hopeful is wearing a brace on his left knee as a precaution.  Ameer is a-go #huskers @OWHbigred...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Game Preview and Prediction

November is loaded with critical matchups that will shape conference and national title races, and perhaps no division illustrates that point better...
Via Athlon Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin Basketball Players Dumped Water On Assistant Coach Lamont Paris For His Birthday

Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Lamont Paris might have been better off if his players didn’t find out that today is his birthday. For the special occasion, freshman forward Ethan Happe distracted the coach, while a group of Badgers, including Vitto Browne, Duje Dukan, Nigel Hayes, and Frank Kaminsky, snuck up on him and dumped water bottles over his head. While a full Gatorade...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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