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Wisconsin 68, Bowling Green 17: Falcons ‘grounded’ by Badgers record setting run game

Wisconsin came out, punched Bowling Green in the mouth and never really looked back. They scored 51 unanswered points and the Badgers did some record breaking on their way to a 68-17 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday afternoon. Melvin Gordon went off in a big way, scoring a career-high five touchdowns and becoming the sixth Badger running back to hit that mark. He was just part...
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Wisconsin vs. Bowling Green Preview: Breakdown, predictions and prognostications

After a bye week, the Badgers get back on the field hoping to build off a confident performance in the second half against Western Illinois. This week it will be all about putting together a complete four-quarter game for the first time this season.  Do that and Wisconsin will walk away with a good win on its resume. However, it won’t be as easy as some think — just ask Indiana...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers basketball to make 12 appearances on ESPN and CBS in Big Ten play

Wisconsin men’s basketball has never had more eyeballs on it than it will coming off its Final Four run. Selling student tickets out in five minutes should tell you all you need to know. However, the Big Ten announced its national games with ESPN and CBS on Thursday and the Badgers are one of the most sought after teams in that package. Wisconsin will appear on the two networks...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Opposition Research: Scouting Bowling Green’s offense

Yesterday we gave you the look in to what the Bowling Green defense looks like, how it stacks up and what Wisconsin needs to do to win. Today, it’s the Falcons’ offense that goes under the microscope. One thing that’s for sure, this team will be winning games based off its offense all season long, because the defense is that bad and the offense that dynamic. However, will it...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers Men’s Basketball student tickets sell out in 5 minutes

MADISON, Wis. — Tickets to Wisconsin’s famous Grateful Red student section went on sale Wednesday, September 17, at 7:00 a.m. By 7:05 a.m., all 2,100 were gone. With the sellout, the student section at the Kohl Center for Wisconsin men’s basketball has completely sold out for 10 of the last 13 seasons. However, a number of winter-break, four-game packages are still available...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers 2015 commits: Lee, Pickard 2014 highlights (Video)

High school football is underway, and that means we’re on watch for the next class of Badgers to come in to the fold. As such, we plan on giving you regular updates on the play of the commits as video and stats become available. This week we’ll focus on updating the highlights that are currently out there for the 2014 season. Brandyn Lee, WR (Chaminade; West Hills, CA): Jake...
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Opposition Research: Bowling Green defensive scouting report

After a bye week, the Wisconsin Badgers return home to Camp Randall to take on just the second FBS team of the season and get above .500 for the first time this season. Bowling Green comes in to Camp Randall on the heels of a 45-42 win over Indiana in Week 3 of the college football season. That win came at home, but this is also a team that won the MAC championship over Northern...
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Alex Erickson seen as focal point of Badgers offense going forward

Walk-on to star player, it’s a story very familiar to the Wisconsin Badgers’ program. Whether we’re talking Jim Leonhard, JJ Watt or Jared Abbrederis — the story of Wisconsinites chasing dreams and excelling in the face of incredible odds is a tale as old as the BCS era.  Just ask the 15 former walk-ons that earned there way from there to the NFL just how potent the walk...
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Badgers QB commit continues to set high school football world on fire

The Wisconsin Badgers may have gotten lucky in a way no one in the athletic department was thinking when Gary Andersen was hired as head coach. See, it didn’t take long for his relationships inside Utah to pay off, and one of the biggest names in the state just so happened to be a high 3-star quarterback by the name of Austin Kafentzis. It didn’t even take a year for that relationship...
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UW Women’s soccer stays unbeaten thanks to unlikely hero

The Badgers women’s soccer team came in to Friday afternoon’s game against Michigan State ranked No. 9 in the country and unbeaten, but it was facing life without star Cara Walls as Big Ten play opened. UW left East Lansing for Ann Arbor still unbeaten thanks to one unlikely hero — freshman Becca Harrison. It’s a name you’ve likely never heard before, but she found an...
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Badgers volleyball wins home opener, remain unbeaten on the season

Wisconsin volleyball has traveled well so far this season, but it was nice to be home on Friday night as the Badgers played host to the annual HotelRed Invitational. It took just three sets for the No 4-ranked Badgers to dispatch of their first round opponent, Miami (FL), and remain unbeaten on the season. It was especially nice as the Badgers dropped the banner for their Final Four...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers bye week TV viewers guide

A bye week can be a black hole in the lives of those who live and breath Wisconsin Badgers football (ourselves included). Luckily it’s also a chance for us to take a look at the rest of the conference and college football world. While we love our Badgers, after losing to LSU in Week 1, the reality is what happens around the rest of college football will affect Wisconsin’s chances...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Badger hockey legend Bob Suter dies

The University of Wisconsin, the city of Madison and United States hockey wouldn’t be the same without the name Bob Suter. However, the hockey world and the Badgers athletic family will be down one of the greats. Andy Baggot of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that Bob Suter has passed away at the age of 57 years old. Terrible news for the Madison and U.S.hockey communities...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers football: Is this 2006 all over again for UW?

“Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” — Edmond Burke Those words are a sort of credo for my life in general, but they are also words that all Wisconsin Badger fans should put in the back of their mind. Why? It’s because those words can help us explain what we are seeing unfold in front of us on a weekly basis. After watching Saturday’s struggle against...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin 37, Western Illinois 7: Badgers get it going in 2nd half for the win

Was it pretty? No. Are there still things to work on? Yes. However, the Badgers found a formula that worked for them in the second half on the way to a 37-7 victory over Western Illinois in the home opener of the 2014 season. Wisconsin passed it’s way out of danger and dominated the second half to improve to 1-1 on the year. This one got off to a strange start, as Western Illinois...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin vs. Western Illinois Preview: Breakdown, predictions and prognostications

Wisconsin is looking to bounce back after another in a long list of moments missed over the past five years. Luckily, a return to the friendly confines of Camp Randall Stadium and an FCS opponent await a Badger team with plenty to prove.  The Leathernecks are coming off an impressive 45-6 victory over Valparaiso, but the reality is we’re talking about a team with 16 returning...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin men’s hockey name Navin, Drake team captains

The state of Wisconsin has had a big impact on the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey program in recent years. In 2014-15 two players from in-state will have a major impact as captains on the team. Head coach Mike Eaves announced that Waupaca native Brad Navin, and Mosinee native Chase Drake will be co-captains for the Badgers hockey program this upcoming season. Both are seniors...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvarez sees Joel Stave saga as overblown

Full on damage control, or brutal honesty? Considering what took place from Saturday night to Tuesday night, it’s telling that Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez had to come out and speak to the media to quell some of the firestorm building up.  On Wednesday, Alvarez spoke to Andy Baggot of the Wisconsin State Journal about the last of a PR nightmare — the Joel Stave...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Western Illinois Preview: 5 Things to Watch For

Time to pick yourselves up, dust off all the pebbles from the temporary artificial turf at NRG Stadium and move forward for the Wisconsin Badgers. While another close loss hurts, there’s nothing like a game the very next week to help you get over that loss.  Also helping matters is the fact that the next opponent is Western Illinois. There’s nothing like an FCS opponent to help...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warren Herring, Derek Watt to miss extended time for Badgers

The Wisconsin Badgers 28-24 loss to LSU was more costly than just the 0-1 record, as we saw defensive linemen Konrad Zagzebski and Warren Herring go down. Zagzebski appears like he will return in a few weeks, but the status of Herring was a bit murkier. On Wednesday night, Jim Polzin of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that Herring is set to miss some extended time with a...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Bucky: Sept. 3, 2014

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Joel Stave shut down with another shoulder injury, T.J. Watt out too

Wisconsin junior quarterback Joel Stave and freshman tight end T.J. Watt will both miss time due to injuries, UW head coach Gary Andersen announced Tuesday, via press release from UW athletic communications. “T.J. suffered a right knee injury during camp which required surgery,” Andersen said in the release. “He will miss an extended amount of time but we hope to have him back...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Andersen confirms Melvin Gordon was held out for injury concerns

Melvin Gordon ended the second half with all of three carries, a curious total considering his first carry of the half went for 63 yards. It led to speculation that something medically had to have been wrong.  However, following the game head coach Gary Andersen and Gordon himself both shrugged off any consideration of an injury occurring. Gordon called a “coaching decision...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Gary Andersen speaks to media after LSU loss

[h/t @RobHernandezWSJ]
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU 28, Wisconsin 24: Another case of what could’ve been

Wisconsin led LSU 24-7 with 12:24 to go in the third quarter, but what seemed like a Badger path to victory turned in to a house of horrors. LSU didn’t lie down, and instead the Tigers rose up to the occasion — reeling off 21 unanswered points for a 28-24 victory in the Advocare Texas Kickoff. Once again the Badgers failed to close a game out, and once again UW failed to win...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss
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