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Ben Brust hits a three against American in the NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Brust, Kaminsky Represent The Illinois Products Who Got Away

There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Illinois Skid Hits Eight Games With 75-63 Loss By Wisconsin

Wisconsin built its early season on offense, riding the strongest attack Bo Ryan has put together in his 12-plus seasons with the Badgers.

02/04/2014

Ben Brust #1 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the hoop during the first half of play against the Northwestern Wildcats. (Credit: Mike McGinnis, Getty)

Crawford Leads NU To 65-56 Upset Over No. 14 Wisconsin

Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and Northwestern upset cold-shooting No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56 on Wednesday night.

01/29/2014

Joseph Bertrand  of the Illinois fights Josh Gasser of the Wisconsin Badgers for a loose ball. (Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

No. 4 Wisconsin Routs No. 23 Illinois 95-70

Ben Brust scored 18 points, Sam Dekker added 17 and No. 4 Wisconsin used a 20-0 run in the first half to easily beat No. 23 Illinois 95-70 on Wednesday night.

01/08/2014

Ryan Evans #5 of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots against Christian Watford #2 of the Indiana Hoosiers. (Credit: Johnathan Daniel, Getty)

Wisconsin Beats Indiana 68-56 To Reach B10 Tournament Final

Ryan Evans scored 16 points to help No. 22 Wisconsin upset No. 3 Indiana 68-56 in the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament Saturday.

03/16/2013

Jared Berggren. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Defeats Michigan In Big Ten Tournament

Ben Brust scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 22 Wisconsin knocked off sixth-ranked Michigan 68-59 in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Friday.

670 The Score–03/15/2013

Brandon Paul guards Mike Bruesewitz. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Grinds Out Win At Illinois, 74-68

Ben Brust scored 20 points and Wisconsin overcame a ragged start on Sunday to beat Illinois 74-68.

02/03/2013

Deshaun Thomas #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes drives to the basket to score two of his game-high 25 points past Mike Bruesewitz #31 of the Wisconsin Badgers in the second half on January 29, 2013 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Wisconsin 58-49.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Thomas Scores 25 To Lead Buckeyes Over Badgers

Deshaun Thomas scored 25 points, including 10 during a game-breaking 15-0 second-half run, to lead No. 11 Ohio State past Wisconsin 58-49 on Tuesday night.

01/29/2013

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Wisconsin Downs No. 22 Illinois 67-63

Jordan Taylor scored 19 points and Jared Berggren added 18 to help Wisconsin upset No. 22 Illinois 67-63 on Sunday.

01/22/2012