Badger Sports Roundup - The Week in Preview

A look at what is on tap for UW Athletics this week

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Women's Basketball: Wisconsin v. UW-Milwaukee, 7:00 p.m., Monday, Dec. 22.


The Badgers (4-3) play their first game in nine days when the Panthers (3-5) come to town tonight. Wisconsin has won its last two games, defeating UW-Green Bay (56-48) Dec. 13 and Iowa State (76-73) Dec. 7.


Team leaders (per game averages)

Points: Emily Ashbaugh, 12.7

Assists: Stephanie Rich, 7.3

Rebounds: Ashbaugh, 7.4

Blocks: Lello Gebisa, 1.7

Steals: Rich, 2.4


Men's Hockey: Badger Hockey Showdown in Madison, Wis. – Ferris State v. Massachusetts-Lowell, 4:30 p.m. and Wisconsin v. Union, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 27; Consolation or Championship game, 4:30 p.m., Wisconsin v. TBA, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 28.


The Badgers (11-3-4 overall, 6-2-4 WCHA) ride their school-record-tying 14-game unbeaten streak (10-0-4) into the annual Badger Hockey Showdown this weekend. When Wisconsin last took the ice Dec. 12-13, it pulled out a pair of victories, 4-1 and 3-2, over Minnesota State.


Team Leaders

Points: Ryan MacMurchy and Rene Bourque, 16

Goals: MacMurchy, 10

Assists: Rene Bourque, 11

Plus/minus: MacMurchy, plus-13

Goaltending: Bernd Brückler - 2.31 goals against average, .916 save percentage, 9-3-4; Brian Elliot -0.99, .960, 2-0-0.


Men's Basketball: Wisconsin v. Ohio (at Cleveland) in Balance Bar Rock-N-Roll Shootout.


The Badgers completed a four-game homestand undefeated with a 63-59 win over Marquette Saturday. Wisconsin (7-1) now takes its show on the road to take on the Bobcats (3-6), followed by a travel date with Alabama on Dec. 30.


Team leaders (per game averages)

Points: Devin Harris, 16.5

Assists: Harris, 5.9

Rebounds: Zach Morley, 6.9

Blocks: Morley, Mike Wilkinson, 0.75

Steals: Wilkinson, 2.0

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