With Wisconsin's rebounding numbers down from a season ago and the killer instinct gone from its 31-win season, the Badgers are desperately missing a dominant presence in the paint to dictate the tempo, something fifth-year senior Brian Butch did to perfection.
February 27, 2009
Team Six finished 3-0 with an 87-78 win over Team One. Team Six had a 43-30 rebounding advantage in the victory.
Team Six won the opening game of the Orlando pre-draft camp 75-70 over Team Five. Former Iowa State guard Mike Taylor lead all scorers with 17 points. Taylor, who played in the NBDL this season, made six of ten shots from the field and four of five from the line.
Say about him whatever you want. Down big in the second half, Wisconsin senior Brian Butch never quit on his team, which describes what kind of player he was in a Badger uniform.
Coach Bo Ryan and seniors Brian Butch and Michael Flowers address the media after losing to Davidson Friday night.
Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan and seniors Brian Butch and Michael Flowers address the media in preparation for Wisconsin's Sweet 16 game against No.10 Davidson on Friday evening.
Fresh off leading the Badgers in points for the second straight game, senior Brian Butch talks about his team's three seed in the NCAA tournament and about how challenging their bracket is.
Behind a 12-point effort from Brian Butch and another solid defensive effort, Wisconsin wins the Big Ten's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.