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CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 30:  James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels rebounds a miss by Jordan Taylor #11 of the Wisconsin Badgers during play at the Dean Smith Center on November 30, 2011 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 60-57.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Wisconsin has opportunity to become new-age blue-blood against UNC

Wisconsin has won one national championship, but very few fans who were around in 1941 are around to remember it happening. Since that point, the Badgers basketball legacy is one sad story until you reach the mid-1990’s. For those in the new generation, Wisconsin basketball is synonymous with conference supremacy and NCAA tournament appearances on […]

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 22:  The Wisconsin Badgers celebrate their win against the Oregon Ducks during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament  at CenturyLink Center on March 22, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

March Madness Contest: Enter to Win a Free Slingbox and more

March Madness is down to the Sweet 16 and that means it’s time to be able to watch your Wisconsin Badgers no matter where you are or what you are doing. How can that happen? Well, you could sit through endless buffering of the March Madness app…or we could present you with a solution that […]

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 22: Sam Dekker #15 of the Wisconsin Badgers pulls in a rebound in front of Jalil Abdul-Bassit #15 of the Oregon Ducks in the first half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the CenturyLink Center on March 22, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Dekker’s clutch play pushes Badgers past Ducks, in to Sweet 16

Sam Dekker poured in 17 points, and he put the Wisconsin Badgers on his back during a 9-2 stretch late as the Badgers beat eighth-seeded Oregon, 72-65, in a round of 32 matchup in the NCAA tournament. Wisconsin led wire-to-wire in this one, with the game tied just once after tip. However, it wasn’t as […]

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 15: Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers throws an elbow into Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans as they chase  loose ball during the Championship game of the 2015 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Wisconsin defeated Michigan State 80-69 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Badgers Basketball Preview: Oregon in 3rd round of NCAA tournament

The Matchup: #1 Wisconsin (32-3) vs. #8 Oregon (26-9) When: Sunday, March 22; 6:45pm CT Where: CenturyLink Center (17,630) – Omaha, Nebraska TV: TruTV Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: .. UW won, 85-77 (03/22/14) All-Time Series: UW leads 4-2 Starting Lineups: Oregon G Joseph Young - Sr. 6-2, 180 (20.4 ppg, 3.7 apg) G Jalil Abdul-Bassit - Sr. 6-4, 197 […]

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 03:  Zak Showalter #3 of the the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates after drawing a foul during the second half against the Indiana Hoosiers at Kohl Center on February 03, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers Basketball Preview: Coastal Carolina in NCAA tourney edition

The Matchup: #1 Wisconsin (31-3) vs. #16 Coastal Carolina (24-9) When: Friday, March 20; 8:20pm CT Where: CenturyLink Center (17,630) - Omaha, Nebraska TV: TBS Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: .. UW won, 92-54 (11/26/05) All-Time Series: UW leads 3-0   Projected Starting Lineups: Coastal Carolina G Warren Gillis — Sr. 6-3, 215 (13.1 ppg, 3.2 apg) G Josh Cameron — […]

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 14: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers boxes out for the rebound during the first half of play against the Northern Kentucky Norse at Kohl Center on November 14, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers Basketball Preview: Purdue 2.0 edition

The Matchup: No. 4 seed Purdue (21-11) vs. No. 1 seed Wisconsin (29-3) When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 11am CT Where: Chicago, IL; United Center (20,917) TV: CBS Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: UW win, 62-55 (1/7/2015) All-Time Series: Purdue leads, 104-69   Projected Starting Lineups: Purdue G Jon Octeus (9.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg) G Dakota Mathias (4.7 ppg, […]

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 24:  Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers has the ball knocked loose by Aubrey Dawkins #24 of the Michigan Wolverines as Ricky Doyle #32 helps defend during overtime of a Big Ten game at Crisler Arena on January 24, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Wisconsin defeated Michigan 69-64. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Badgers Basketball Preview: Michigan in the Big Ten tournament edition

The Matchup: No. 9 seed Michigan (16-15, 9-10 B1G) vs. No. 1 seed Wisconsin (28-3, 16-2 B1G) When: Friday, March 13, 2015 at 11am CT Where: Chicago, IL; United Center (20,917) TV: ESPN Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: UW won, 69-64 (ot) (1/24/15) All-Time Series: MICH leads, 88-71   Projected Starting Lineups: Michigan  G Spike Albrecht – Jr. 5-11, 175 (7.4 […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 20: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers slam dunks during the second half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kohl Center on January 20, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Dekker, Kaminsky finalists for national awards

MADISON, Wis. – Two standouts from Wisconsin men’s basketball team were named as finalists for national awards at their respective positions Monday, as senior Frank Kaminsky is one of five finalists for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award and junior Sam Dekker remains in the running for the Julius Erving Award. Announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball […]

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 14: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers boxes out for the rebound during the first half of play against the Northern Kentucky Norse at Kohl Center on November 14, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers punctuate Big Ten title by pounding Ohio State

Having wrapped up the Big Ten regular season title earlier in the week, the No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers (28-2, 16-2) could’ve mailed it in against No. 23 Ohio State (21-9, 10-7). However, there was plenty to accomplish for Wisconsin — including tying the school record for Big Ten wins. The Badgers took things very seriously, […]

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 03:  Sam Dekker #15 of the Wisconsin Badgers talks to Frank Kaminsky #44 during the second half against the Indiana Hoosiers at Kohl Center on February 03, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Dekker, Kaminsky key Badgers title-clinching win over Gophers

The No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers got a share of the Big Ten title on Sunday, but they didn’t rest on their laurels on Thursday night. Instead they used a hot shooting first half to win 76-63 over Border Battle rival Minnesota. Wisconsin’s two biggest names weren’t going to let the Badgers get out of Minneapolis […]

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 03:  Zak Showalter #3 of the the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates after drawing a foul during the second half against the Indiana Hoosiers at Kohl Center on February 03, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers pound Spartans en route to Big Ten title

Senior Day may be bittersweet for some players, but for Frank Kaminsky it was all business…and business was good. He went to work early and often and the Badgers benefited to the tune of a deceiving 68-61 victory. Deceiving because Wisconsin led by as man as 20 points and it took most of the last […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 08: Tracy Abrams #13 of the Illinois Fighting Illini pulls up for a two pointer during the first half against the Wisconsin Badgers at Kohl Center on January 08, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers Basketball Preview: Michigan State edition

The Matchup: Michigan State (19-9, 10-5 B1G) at No. 4 Wisconsin (25-3, 13-2 B1G) When: Sunday, March 1st; 3pm CT Where: Madison, WI; Kohl Center (17,279) TV: CBS Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: L, 75-83 at Banker’s Life FH (3/15/14) All-Time Series: MSU leads, 75-61   Projected Starting Lineups: Michigan State G Tum Tum Nairn - Fr. 5-10, 170 (2.4 […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 20: Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots a three pointer during the first half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kohl Center on January 20, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Joesh Gasser

Senior Day about controlling own legacy for Wisconsin Badgers

Senior day is always a bittersweet moment, no matter the team or the players involved. Four years of memories, hard work and effort is all coming to an end. For the Wisconsin Badgers, Sunday’s senior day has all of that and a lot more at stake too. Thanks to a road loss to No. 14 […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 07: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers along with Sam Dekker #15, Traevon Jackson #12, Nigel Hayes #10, and Josh Gasser #21 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the second half against Wisconsin Badgers at Kohl Center on January 07, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin’s 10-game win streak snapped by No. 15 Maryland

No. 5 Wisconsin had a chance to clinch a Big Ten championship on Tuesday night, but a 26-point night by Maryland forward Dez Wells spoiled the party and the Maryland Terps put the champagne on ice in a 59-53 win. The loss snapped a 10-game win streak by the Badgers and prevented this UW team from […]

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 15: Head Coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers talk to Duje Dukan #13 on the bench during the first half against the Illinois Fighting Illini at Kohl Center on February 15, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Bo Ryan

Badgers Basketball Preview: Maryland edition

The Matchup: No. 4 Wisconsin (25-2, 13-1 B1G) When: Tues. Feb. 24; 6pm CT Where: College Park, MD; Xfinity Center (17,950) TV: ESPN Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: UW won, 78-69 at Maui Invitational (11/25/09) All-Time Series: Wisconsin leads, 5-2   Projected Starting Lineups: Maryland G Melo Trimble — Fr. 6-3, 190 (16.1 ppg, 3.6 rpg) G Richaurd Pack — […]

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 15: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with Bronson Koenig #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini at Kohl Center on February 15, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers make it a perfect 10 with win over Gophers

The Badgers came in to the Border Battle rivalry game with Minnesota riding a 9-game win streak, with Sam Dekker red hot over the last three contests. Wisconsin didn’t need him on Saturday, pushing its win streak to 10 games with a 63-53 win over the Gophers.  After putting up 53 points in the last […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 20: Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots a three pointer during the first half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kohl Center on January 20, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Joesh Gasser

Badgers Basketball Preview: Goofer edition

The Matchup: Minnesota (16-11, 5-9 B1G) at No. 4 Wisconsin (24-2, 12-1 B1G) When: Sat. Feb. 21; 11am CT Where: Madison, WI; Kohl Center (17,279) TV: ESPN Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: UW won, 83-57, at BTT (3/14/14) All-Time Series: Minnesota leads, 102-94   Projected Starting Lineups: Goofers G Andre Hollins - Sr. 6-2, 195 (15.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg) G […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 15: Sam Dekker #15 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the hoop during the first half against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Kohl Center on January 15, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers Basketball Preview: Penn State away edition

The Matchup: No. 4 Wisconsin (23-2, 11-1 B1G) at Penn State (15-11, 3-10 B1G) When: Wed. Feb. 18; 6pm CT Where: University Park, PA; Bryce Jordan Center (15,271) TV: BTN Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: UW won, 89-72, in Madison (12/31/14) All-Time Series: Wisconsin leads, 32-10   Projected Starting Lineups: Penn State G Shep Garner - Fr. 6-1, 185 (9.2 […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 20: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers slam dunks during the second half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kohl Center on January 20, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Kaminsky, Dekker named to position award watch lists

MADISON, Wis. – A pair of Wisconsin men’s basketball standouts have been nominated for national awards at their respective positions, as senior Frank Kaminsky was named to the watch list for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award and junior Sam Dekker was named to the Julius Erving Award watch list, as announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball […]

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 14: Head Coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers talks to the referee on the sidelines during the first half of play against the Northern Kentucky Norse at Kohl Center on November 14, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Bo Ryan named finalist for Naismith Hall of Fame

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan was named a finalist to be considered for election in the Class of 2015 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, as announced Saturday at NBA All-Star Weekend. “I’m extremely humbled and honored just to be mentioned with the other names on the nominee list,” Ryan […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 20: Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots a three pointer during the first half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kohl Center on January 20, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Joesh Gasser

Kaminsky, Koenig lead Badgers to easy sweep of Northwestern

No way the Badgers men’s basketball team would have it as easy as they did in the first meeting with Northwestern, right? UW won that one 81-58 in Evanston, and the chances were Northwestern would have a long memory. Instead, it was a severe case of deja vu, as the Badgers poured it on early […]

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Beyond the Box Score: Wisconsin 92, Indiana 78

It looked like a blowout halfway through the second half, but no one told the Hoosiers. While it was still a convincing win for the Badgers, it looked for a while like it was going to be a 30 point game. Let’s jump into the box score. All ten starters scored in double digits. Other […]

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