Bohannon had had a lot of success in Value City Arena. In his two previous trips to Columbus, he had gone 10-of-17 from the field, including 7-of-9 from three-point range, while averaging 13.5 points per game.
Hughes was a different story.
Hughes had struggled in his two trips to Columbus. He was 0-of-9 from the field, including 0-of-4 from beyond the arc, averaging just one point per game, and three assists per game.
The 2010 edition of Wisconsin traveling to Columbus was a role reversal for the two guards.
"We struggled shooting, and they also struggled when they played us in Wisconsin," Bo Ryan said. "That's life in the Big Ten sometimes, especially when you're on the road."
Bohannon struggled throughout the entire game, and never seemed to get into a rhythm. He was just 2-of-6 from the field, with all of his attempts coming from the three-point line. He was 4-4 from the free-throw line.
"They did a good job of shutting down the lane and making us work for all the points we had," Bohannon said. "We only got to the free throw line five times all game, and with a team like that you're not going to win a lot of games."
Bohannon finished with just 10 points, a career low at Value City Arena.
Hughes wasn't struggling to start the game. He started the game hitting four of his first seven shots from the floor including 3-of-5 from beyond the arc.
Hughes cooled down towards the end of the game and finished the game 7-of-16 from the floor, including 4-of-9 from three-point range. He finished with a game high 18 points.
The four-made three-point field goals tied a season and career high.
Even though Hughes had a solid game, he knew that they let one get a little too far away in the first half.
"We didn't come out aggressive in the first half," Hughes said. "We tried to make it up in the second half, but with a good team like that, especially with their star player back, they aren't going to take their foot off the pedal."
Moving up the record lists:
Despite the loss, Hughes moved up a on a few of UW's all-time lists during the game.
He moved up on the all-time steals list to 7th place with 152.
He moved up to 10th place on the all-time three-point field-goal attempts list with 391.
He also moved up on Wisconsin's all-time scoring list. With a three-pointer with 7:37 remaining in the game, Hughes moved into 24th on the all-time scoring list passing both Brian Butch (2005-08) and Marcus Landry (2006-09). He now has a career total of 1,120 points.
Bohannon also moved up on the all-time three-point field-goal attempts list.
The six attempts from the field moved Bohannon into second place on the all-time attempts list at 472, just nine shy of Tim Locum's (1988-91) all-time record of 481.