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Badgers hoopsters have high expectations, but not getting caught up in hype

MADISON, Wis. -- If you are so inclined to look at preseason college basketball top-25 rankings three months before the first practice even begins, you'll find a common theme involving Wisconsin's 2014-15 team -- one of top-four rankings and Final Four predictions. The exact way-too-early forecasts from major media outlets reveal these rankings: Bleacher Report (1), SI.com...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fully healthy, Badgers' Gasser feeling 'comfortable and confident'

MADISON, Wis. -- Josh Gasser isn't so much reinventing his game as he is reinvigorating it. And for a fifth-year senior who already is considered among the most respected basketball players in the Big Ten, it means his final season at Wisconsin very well could be his best. At least, that's the hope from Gasser, whose renewed mobility has provided him with added confidence...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers Football: 5 most important positions for 2014 success

Earlier this month we gave you a glimpse of five freshman who could be x-factors for the 2014 Badgers season. But, as we get within two weeks of camp opening up for the Badgers its time to start taking a bigger look at the roster and who will impact Wisconsin’s 2014 season the most. However, before we get to that point it’s time to look at the positions that will make or break...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Badgers RB recruit Crookshank 'the complete package'

Davon Crookshank has spent his high school football career patterning his running style off Montee Ball. Now, Crookshank will have an opportunity to follow directly in Ball's footsteps at the college level. Crookshank, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound running back from Missouri City, Texas, verbally committed over the weekend to play football at the University of Wisconsin, where Ball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin finally adds a running back to 2015 class

Wisconsin has nearly closed out its 2015 football recruiting class after a great June run of commitments, but there was one glaring hole left to fill. On Sunday night the Badgers got that hole filled, getting a verbal pledge from 3-star running back Davon Crookshank out of Missouri City, Texas (Fort Bend Marshall). Crookshank became the fourth player to commit to the Badgers, and...
Via Madtown Badgers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers’ Camp Randall Stadium will simulate terrorist bombing

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will simulate a terrorist bombing at Camp Randall Stadium early Thursday morning. Yes, the home of Wisconsin Badgers football will take on a more important role this week- a training ground for first responders. “Operation Wisconsin Dawn” will be a massive drill complete with explosive sound effects, billowing smoke and pretend victims —...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gasser finally near full strength 20-plus months after knee injury

It’s been a long time since Josh Gasser stepped on a court and felt 100 percent, but the day when he can do so again appears to be getting closer for the fifth-year senior guard on the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team. For starters, Gasser has ditched the brace he wore last season while starting 38 games in his return from a major knee injury. The next step is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers lose 2 freshman from 2014 class, rest get official numbers

The Wisconsin Badgers football team updated its roster, giving out official numbers to freshman and the rest of the team on Friday. However, two players were conspicuously missing from the updated roster. Incoming freshman wide receivers Chris Jones and Dareian Watkins were not listed as members of the team. However, we may have a reason why courtesy of Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee...
Via Madtown Badgers
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers named early leader for 2017 defensive tackle Juan Harris

Things at Wisconsin are not what they used to be on the recruiting trail, and its probably taking fans time to get used to it. So, hearing that the Badgers have been named a favorite for an out of state prospect in the class of 2017 may be a big jarring to the system. However, on Thursday morning that was the case with Wisconsin and 2017 defensive tackle Juan Harris. Yes, we’re...
Via Madtown Badgers
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5 freshman x-factors for Wisconsin Badgers football in 2014

We’re under a month until the Wisconsin Badgers put the pads on and begin the journey to Houston, Texas to take on LSU. After ending the 2013 season on a two-game losing streak, this spring and summer has been all about forging a new path forward under Gary Andersen. UW faces life without James White, Jared Abbrederis, Chris Borland, Beau Allen and a host of other major contributors...
Via Madtown Badgers
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Gary Andersen Threw A 4th Of July Pool Party For Wisconsin Players Today

As a program that recruits nationally, many Wisconsin players could not make it home to celebrate the Fourth of July with their families this weekend. In order to help the guys on campus have a bit of fun, head coach Gary Andersen threw a pool party for those who stuck around through the weekend. It looks like everyone’s having a great time. 4th of July pool party at Coach A...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Bruesewitz: Looking back, ahead after first pro season

Its been an eventful month home as I have had plenty of catching up to do both with family and friends as well as the entrepreneurial side of my life that I have been working on for the past few months. My time at home has been wonderful and I have enjoyed every minute of it but I really hope it slows down. I feel as if I just came home and within a few short weeks I will be off...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Future Badgers Dougherty and Berkovitz drafted into NHL

The incoming class for the Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey gained a little more notoriety on Saturday. Two future Badgers, Jack Dougherty and Matt Berkovitz, were selected on the second day on the NHL Draft. Dougherty, a defenseman, was picked by the Nashville Predators in the second round with the 51st overall pick. Berkovitz, a defenseman from Ashwaubenon, Wis., was a fifth...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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