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Experienced, hungry Badgers look to replace Brust

MADISON, Wis. (AP) It's best to get the question out of the way quickly: Yes, the Wisconsin Badgers are hungry to get back to the Final Four. Anything otherwise would have veteran coach Bo Ryan finding a way to get his team aiming for it. Going into his 43rd year in the profession, Ryan has one accomplishment still missing on his resume - a Division I national championship...
Via AP on Fox
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Gary Andersen: OT Havenstein a 'true leader'

Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spoke with the media Tuesday morning on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference. Andersen discussed Wisconsin's upcoming game against Maryland, the leadership of right tackle Rob Havenstein, the difficulties of opponents playing in Camp Randall Stadium and running back Melvin Gordon's spectacular season, among other topics. Here...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Andersen lays down the gauntlet to Badgers youngsters

The Wisconsin Badgers football season hasn’t exactly gone to plan, sitting at 4-2 and entering an interesting stretch against the two newcomers — Maryland and Rutgers. After seeing Maryland take down Iowa and Rutgers get to bowl eligibility, Wisconsin can’t expect more of the same from the first half to work in the second half. Wisconsin is far from a perfect team, and it has...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Badgers' Gasser ditches knee brace, ready to be best version of self

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Josh Gasser spent much of last season caught between two versions of himself, like some bizarre Twilight Zone episode in which he wanted pieces of each but couldn't fully have them. There was the Gasser before his torn ACL occurred (confident and fearless) and the Gasser after his torn ACL (smart and cautious). Each player brought different value to the court...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Week 8 proves Badgers still control own destiny in West division

After losing to Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. two weeks ago, there has been a general feeling of the season being over amongst the Badger fandom. Yet, taking a break from Badger coverage this weekend only served to prove that Wisconsin is far from out of the race for a Big Ten championship. We saw Purdue nearly go to Minnesota and win, Nebraska struggle in the first half against...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Volleyball sweeps Gophers for 2nd time in a week, extends win streak to 7 matches

While the rest of the fall sports teams seem to be mired in mediocrity as we speak, there’s one Wisconsin Badgers team who is impressing every time out. On Saturday, the No. 5 Wisconsin volleyball team took to the UW Fieldhouse and swept border rival No. 23 Minnesota in dominating (25-19, 25-15, 25-1) fashion. The win was Wisconsin’s seventh of the conference season and seventh...
Via Madtown Badgers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Resch Center continues to be house of horrors for Badgers hockey

Wisconsin Badgers hockey and the Resch Center have a love-hate relationship as of late, the Resch Center loves having the Badgers visit, but there’s little doubt the hockey team hates playing there these days. It wasn’t always that way though, as the Badgers won three of the first four games at the Resch, starting their time out there 3-0-1, but lately it hasn’t been fun being...
Via Madtown Badgers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bo Ryan, Badgers get to work despite increased expectations

The Wisconsin Badgers have more national attention than they’ve ever had, culminating with a No. 4 ranking in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll released on Thursday. However, in true Bo Ryan fashion, this team is emphasizing what will make it better and not how good everyone else thinks they are. When asked about the increased attention at Big Ten media day on Thursday, Bo Ryan...
Via Madtown Badgers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Poulter Parts Ways & Stricker Was Closer Than We Thought

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Steve Stricker’s Shots At The Wisconsin Game Just Missed On Saturday, we saw Steve Stricker take “the field” as he attempted to hit the “W” logo at the 50-yard line at the Wisconsin Badgers game. Stricker was given three shots...
Via Back9Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ferrell named preseason first team All-Big Ten, Wisconsin tabbed as league favorite

Yogi Ferrell was named to the preseason all-Big Ten team and the Wisconsin Badgers are the unanimous pick to the win the 2014-2015 Big Ten men’s basketball championship, the conference announced earlier this morning at its media day. Here’s the full release: Rosemont, Ill. – Wisconsin has been chosen as the unanimous Big Ten favorite […] The post Ferrell named preseason first...
Via Inside the Hall
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Q&A with Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky

Frank Kaminsky was an anonymous Wisconsin big man entering last season. The 7-foot junior had barely played his first two years in Madison, but he...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Wisconsin Badgers Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin adds another prospect to Top 25 class

The Wisconsin Badgers currently have a top 25 recruiting class in the 2015 recruiting cycle, with two top 100 prospects, power forward Alex Illikainen and guard Brevin Pritzl both pledged. The Badgers added a third prospect, as 6′-7″ power forward Charlie Thomas of River Hill (MD) picked Wisconsin as well. The news was first reported by Marcus Helton ...
Via Hoopniks
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin men's hockey team falls to 0-2

For the second time in three years the Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey team has started its season losing their first two games. Saturday, Wisconsin lost 4-2 to Alaska-Anchorage (2-0) in the Kendall Holiday Classic in Anchorage. One day after being shutout by Alaska, the Badgers got their first goal of the season on freshman Matt Ustaski's first collegiate goal in the second...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Will loss of Brust be felt by Badgers this season?

The Wisconsin Badgers enter the 2014-2015 college basketball season with expectations at an all-time high.  Coming off of the school’s first Final Four appearance since the late 90’s, the Badgers return 4 of the 5 starters from last years team.  The lone starter who won’t be back?  Sharp-shooting guard Ben Brust, who averaged 34.8 minutes per game, as well as 12.9 points...
Via Talking 10
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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