There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.
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.
here was a time when Wisconsin football was Illinois football.
Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin, 57-46, on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA Tournament win since 2002.
Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin 57-46 on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA tournament win since 2002.
Never one to gloat, Bo Ryan had to stop himself from being too modest Saturday afternoon.
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.
Let’s take a look at the floor and ceiling for each Big Ten contender as the regular season nears an end.
The 2012-13 college basketball season has been even better than most for the Big Ten. This is the year that the Big Ten is talented, powerful and deep.
Ben Brust hit a shot from just inside midcourt to tie the game at the end of regulation and added a tie-breaking 3 with less than 40 seconds left in overtime as Wisconsin beat No. 3 Michigan 65-62 on Saturday.
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.
In the wake of Illinois’ 23-point loss to unranked Wisconsin, the Fighting Illini took a major plunge in the rankings.
The Fighting Illini are an imperfect basketball team.
In many ways, Andersen is a clone of the guy who hired him — the man who built Wisconsin football from the ground up — Barry Alvarez.
Utah State’s Gary Andersen has reached an agreement in principle to become the next head coach at Wisconsin, two UW sources confirmed late Tuesday night.
A few weeks ago, the chances of defensive coordinator Bob Diaco staying at Notre Dame after the BCS National Championship Game seemed very low.
Why did Bielema leave Wisconsin? Adam Hoge dove into the coach’s history and found answers.
Left without a coach when Bret Bielema bolted for Arkansas, the Badgers asked former coach and current athletic director Barry Alvarez to lead them when they face No. 8 Stanford on New Year’s Day.
In a stunning move in the college football landscape, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema has accepted the same job at Arkansas.
Attendance certainly didn’t improve markedly this past weekend. Rather, it sunk startlingly.