UWGB at Wisconsin Preview

After rebounding with an in-state win against Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Badgers look to head into the finals by passing their last state test against Wisconsin-Green Bay tonight at the Kohl Center.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (6-3, 1-1 Horizon League) at Wisconsin (7-2)

Date/Time - Saturday, Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. CST

Arena – Kohl Center (17,190)

Television - Big Ten Network (Jay Wilson, Bob Donewold)

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

Series – Wisconsin leads 13-0

Last Meeting – Wisconsin won 79-62 on Nov. 15, 2006 in Madison

Wisconsin Probable Starters

1 Marcus Landry (Junior Forward, 9.6 ppg)

3 Trevon Hughes (Sophomore Guard, 16.1 ppg)

22 Michael Flowers (Senior Guard, 9.3 ppg)

32 Brian Butch (Senior Forward, 13.9 ppg)

45 Joe Krabbenhoft (Junior Forward, 6.8 ppg)

Off the Bench

12 Jason Bohannon (Sophomore Guard, 6.1 ppg)

34 Greg Stiemsma (Senior Center, 3.1 ppg)

30 Jon Leuer (Freshman Forward, 5.2 ppg)

Wisconsin-Green Bay Probable Starters

43 Mike Schachtner (Junior Forward, 20.2 ppg)

20 Rahmon Fletcher (Freshman Guard, 11.6 ppg)

21 Terry Evans (Junior Forward, 8.9 ppg)

24 Ryan Tillema (Junior Forward, 8.8 ppg)

23 Randy Berry (Sophomore Forward, 7.2 ppg)

Off the Bench

10 Troy Cotton (Sophomore Guard, 5.7 ppg)

0 Bryquis Perine (Freshman Guard, 3.4 ppg)

12 Edgar Segura (Freshman Guard, 2.6 ppg)


This will be the 14th meeting between Wisconsin and UW-Green Bay with UW has never lost to the Phoenix, going 13-0 in the series, including 11-0 in Madison.

The two teams have met in every season since 1999

Under Bo Ryan, the Badgers have won their six games against UW-Green Bay by an average of 15.5 points with the closest game being a 65-55 UW victory on Dec. 7, 2004

UW senior Greg Stiemsma and UWGB junior Ryan Tillema were teammates at Randolph High School

Both of UW's losses this season have come against teams ranked in the top 15. Against unranked teams this year the Badgers are 7-0 and outscoring their opponents by an average of 31.0 points. Since the start of the 2004-05 season, UW is 72-14 (.837) against unranked teams.

Wisconsin has played the three other in-state Division I teams each season for the last nine years. Under Bo Ryan, UW is 17-3 against in-state teams, including 14-1 at the Kohl Center.

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