Wisconsin at Wisconsin-Milwaukee Preview

After seeing its 28-game home-win streak snapped, the Badgers look to continue their dominance over Wisconsin-Milwaukee, making their first trip to Milwaukee since 2001.

Wisconsin (6-2) at Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-6, 0-2 Horizon League)

Date/Time - Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. CST

Arena – U.S. Cellular Arena (10,783)

Television - ESPN Plus (Daron Sutton, Jason Clark)

Radio - Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay, Mike Lucas)

Series – Wisconsin leads 23-1

Last Meeting – Wisconsin won 68-49 on Dec. 13, 2006 in Madison

Wisconsin Probable Starters

1 Marcus Landry (Junior Forward, 8.8 ppg)

3 Trevon Hughes (Sophomore Guard, 16.6 ppg)

32 Brian Butch (Senior Forward, 19.9 ppg)

34 Greg Stiemsma (Senior Center, 3.0 ppg)

45 Joe Krabbenhoft (Junior Forward, 7.4 ppg)

Off the Bench

12 Jason Bohannon (Sophomore Guard, 6.9 ppg)

22 Michael Flowers (Senior Guard, 9.4 ppg)

30 Jon Leuer (Freshman Forward, 5.9 ppg)

Wisconsin-Milwaukee Probable Starters

55 Torre Johnson (Senior Forward, 18.7 ppg)

25 Paige Paulsen (Senior Forward, 14.0 ppg)

5 Ricky Franklin (Junior Guard, 7.9 ppg)

2 Deonte Roberts (Freshman Guard, 5.9 ppg)

33 Tim Flowers (Freshman Forward, 6.4 ppg)

Off the Bench

20 Roman Gentry (Sophomore Forward, 5.7 ppg)

24 Marcus Skinner (Senior Forward, 3.6 rpg)

12 Allan Hanson (Senior Guard, 2.7 apg)


This will be the 25th meeting between Wisconsin and UW-Milwaukee with the Badgers lead the all-time series 23-1 and are 8-0 all-time at UWM, including an 81-79 victory on Dec. 27, 2001 courtesy of Devin Harris' steal and layup in the final seconds.

UW has won 14 consecutive games in the series.

Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan coached two seasons at UWM. Panther head coach Rob Jeter was an assistant under Ryan for 10 years at UW-Platteville, UW-Milwaukee and Wisconsin and played for Ryan at UWP.

Since the start of the 2002-03 season Wisconsin is 29-9 in games following a loss. UW lost consecutive games just once last season and the Badgers have lost two or more consecutive games just eight times under Bo Ryan.

Both of UW's losses this season have come against teams ranked in the top 15. Against unranked teams this year the Badgers are 6-0 and outscoring their opponents by an average of 32.5 points. Since the start of the 2004-05 season, UW is 71-14 (.826) against unranked teams.

The Badgers are once again among the leaders nationally in fewest personal fouls per game. They have committed an average of 14.0 fouls per game this season, third in the country.

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