WISCONSIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wisconsin football recruiting: Badgers offer WRs Carson Schleker, Jornell Manns, Cameron Brown

Looking in familiar territory for the next Badgers. There have been quite a few offers the Wisconsin Badgers have sent high school prospects lately. Looking at wide receiver in particular, the Wisconsin coaching staff offered two class of 2018 wide receivers this past week. Allen, Tex., wide out Carson Schleker announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that the Badgers extended...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
39 minutes ago

No. 19 men’s hockey upsets No. 4 Minnesota 3-2

Badgers grab a critical win in Minneapolis. It’s rivalry week for Wisconsin men’s hockey. No. 19 Wisconsin (18-10-1 overall, 11-4-0 Big Ten), fresh off a sweep of Michigan at home, traveled to Minneapolis on Friday to face off against No. 4 Minnesota (20-9-2 overall, 11-4-0 Big Ten). The Badgers, just on the fringes of NCAA tournament talk, gave their postseason hopes a huge...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
7 hours ago

Wisconsin Women’s Hockey: Badgers bull rush Mavericks 7-0

Wisconsin took the first game of a best-of-three series in the opening round of the WCHA playoffs MADISON — The Wisconsin Badgers women’s hockey team opened up the post-season with a definitive win over the Minnesota State Mavericks Friday night. The Badgers took a little bit to find their rhythm, thanks in part to the six total penalties called in the first period, but seemed...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
17 hours ago

WATCH: Badger Sports Report with Greg Gard - Week of 02-19-17

The Badgers fell twice during the week with the home loss to Northwestern and the loss at Michigan. Matt Lepay and Greg Gard discuss the week in Badger Basketball and look ahead to the game against Maryland. We catch up with a couple former Badgers on Alumni Weekend in Rick Olson and Keaton Nankivil and talk Redshirting with Aleem Ford and Michael Ballard.
Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Bob Bostad returns to Wisconsin as inside linebackers coach

Guess who’s back, back again, Bostad’s back...to coach linebackers? A familiar face could be returning to the Wisconsin Badgers coaching staff, but not at the position group you’d expect. Bob Bostad will return to Wisconsin as inside linebackers coach, according to a report by FootballScoop.com on Thursday evening. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Jeff Potrykus confirmed...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
1 day 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
7 days ago

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
8 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern secures big win, beats No. 7 Wisconsin 66-59

MADISON, Wis. (AP) 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...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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
15 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
22 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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