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What the hill? Running with Wisconsin hoopsters humiliating, humbling experience

MADISON, Wis. -- On a cool, breezy and sun-splashed Monday afternoon, I arrived at Elver Park intent on concurring one of the most famous hills this city has to offer -- 125 feet of steep intimidation that has made men bigger and more athletic than me weak at the knees. The goal was to run alongside Wisconsin's men's basketball team for 12 hills as it continued a longstanding...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

In wake of Final Four loss, Badgers set sights on returning next season

Arlington, Texas -- Wading through emotions in the minutes after the most difficult loss Wisconsin's players had ever endured was no easy task Saturday night. Without the benefit of time to reflect and dull the pain, a mix of shock and disappointment permeated the locker room with little room for much else. Still, glimmers of hope for the future were evident after Kentucky'...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Badgers players decide to redshirt this season

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan has longbeen a proponent of players making their own decisions when it comes to using aredshirt year. This season is no different, and given the depth of talent onthe team, it's no surprise four players have now announced their intention toredshirt.Freshman guard Riley Dearring became the latest Badgersplayer to redshirt, announcing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Badgers players decide to redshirt this season

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan has longbeen a proponent of players making their own decisions when it comes to using aredshirt year. This season is no different, and given the depth of talent onthe team, it's no surprise four players have now announced their intention toredshirt.Freshman guard Riley Dearring became the latest Badgersplayer to redshirt, announcing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Beyond the Boxscore: WIsconsin 84, Ryerson 61

(Photo courtesy Fox Sports Wisconsin) First off, I want to apologize for not having a Beyond the Box for Saturday’s game. Once the regular season kicks off and there are multiple ways to get a box score, it’ll all be good. With that out of the way, how about that game last night? I hope you were able to see at least some of it, because it was a very nice production and...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bo Ryan is evil - it must be the offseason

Bo Ryan being attacked by bloggers, opposing fans, and sports writers with an agenda? It must be the offseason, so let the hits start coming I guess. Normally, it's whatever to us here - I mean, it's become a running joke by now and frankly it's nothing we haven't all heard a thousand times before.  Normally, that's the case, but every once in a while there...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers' scout team had tiring task

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Wisconsin guard Zak Showalter dribbled down court during practice on Wednesday and spotted an open teammate cutting to the basket. Instincts, naturally, told him to zip a pass through the defense so the scout team could score two points against the Badgers' starters.He did ... only to find himself reprimanded and briefly pulled from the floor.If that reaction...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers' scout team had tiring task

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Wisconsin guard Zak Showalter dribbled down court during practice on Wednesday and spotted an open teammate cutting to the basket. Instincts, naturally, told him to zip a pass through the defense so the scout team could score two points against the Badgers' starters.He did ... only to find himself reprimanded and briefly pulled from the floor.If that reaction...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Showalter proving he can be a contributor

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin guard Zak Showalter stopped by Bo Ryan's office recently to discuss the prospects of playing time. The freshman offered no demands, and his coach provided no guarantees. Instead, Showalter extended a simple message: If you need me, I'm here. It was Showalter's way of expressing a willingness to burn a redshirt season, even if his minutes would...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Showalter proving he can be a contributor

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin guard Zak Showalter stopped by Bo Ryan's office recently to discuss the prospects of playing time. The freshman offered no demands, and his coach provided no guarantees. Instead, Showalter extended a simple message: If you need me, I'm here. It was Showalter's way of expressing a willingness to burn a redshirt season, even if his minutes would...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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