Recap: Badgers Survive Michigan to Advance

Junior Sam Dekker led the four Badgers in double figures with 17 points, as No.6 Wisconsin survived without its best to beat a desperate Michigan, 71-60, in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals Friday at Chicago's United Center.

No.6 Wisconsin 71, Michigan 60

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Notes: Wisconsin advanced to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals for the fourth-consecutive season and the 10th time overall ... The Badgers moved to 29-3 on the season, the best 32-game start to a season in school history ... UW grabbed 12 offensive rebounds, committed just 5 fouls and turned the ball over 7 times ... Michigan was 0-for-2 from the free throw line, the second time this season a UW opponent has not made a free throw (Minnesota 2/21). UW leads the nation allowing just 12.2 FTAs per game ... Sam Dekker led the Badgers with 17 points while matching his career high with 6 assists. He also grabbed 6 rebounds and tied a career high with 3 steals and 1 block ... Frank Kaminsky tallied his Big Ten-best 11th double-double, finishing with 16 points and 12 rebounds ... Bronson Koenig scored 12 points and Nigel Hayes added 11 points with 9 rebounds.


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