Turning down the N.B.A. to return for his senior season, forward Nigel Hayes was named the Big Ten's preseason player of the year Tuesday.
October 11, 2016
After an unexpected run to the Sweet 16 in 2016, Wisconsin is primed for its third Final Four run in four years next year with a roster loaded with returning experience.
After closing with a flourish to advance to the Sweet 16, Wisconsin's lack of ball security bit them in the final seconds, as three of the Badgers' 17 turnovers ended their season with a 61-56 loss to Notre Dame Friday.
Wisconsin could taste its third Elite Eight in as many seasons, but the Badgers made too many mistakes, including 17 turnovers that helped Notre Dame go on an 8-0 run in the final 19 seconds to score a 61-56 victory.
BadgerNation analyzes the game and hands out the grades from No.7 Wisconsin's 66-63 victory over No.2 Xavier at St. Louis' Scottrade Center Sunday.
Just when you think the road has come to an end, Wisconsin adds another chapter to its remarkable turnaround season, this one courtesy of Bronson Koenig's buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Badgers a 66-63 second-round victory over No.2 Xavier in the second round of the N.C.A.A. tournament Sunday night.
After his 3-pointer with 11.7 seconds left tied the game, junior point guard Bronson Koenig's off-balanced 3-pointer in front of Wisconsin's bench sends the Badgers back to the Sweet 16 with a 66-63 victory over No.2 Xavier at the Scottrade Center Sunday.
Before No.7 Wisconsin takes on No.2 Xavier at the Scottrade Center Sunday night, Badger Nation looks at the three burning questions we're looking to have answered.