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Candidates emerging for vacant Badgers women’s basketball head coach

As the Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team captures all the attention, things are apparently happening behind the scenes in the search to replace Bobbie Kelsey as the head coach of the women’s basketball program. Dennis Punzel of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that George Washington head coach Jonathan Tsipis is the leading candidate for […]

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UW women’s hockey captures WCHA Final Face-Off title

While most of the attention of the Border Battle between the Wisconsin Badgers and Minnesota Gophers surrounds the infamous Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe, perhaps the most competitive and heated matchup comes on the ice. Yes, the Badgers and Gophers women’s hockey teams have the most intriguing matchup in the rivalry, and on Sunday afternoon […]

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Badgers fire women’s basketball head coach Bobbie Kelsey

In what many believed was her final chance, Bobbie Kelsey just simply couldn’t find the right formula to get her Wisconsin Badgers women’s basketball team going in the right direction. The Badgers finished 13th in the Big Ten with a 3-15 record, and compiled an overall record of 7-22 in her final season at Wisconsin. […]

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UW women’s basketball opens B1G play with victory over Indiana

After what could only be described as a disappointing non-conference season, the Wisconsin Badgers women’s basketball team looked to erase the bad memories of 2015 on the final day of the calendar year. Having 15 days off to regroup and figure out how to start winning games apparently worked, as the Badgers (5-6, 1-0 B1G) used […]

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UW women open season with 79-65 victory over La Tech

The University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team hasn’t had a lot of positive momentum over the Bobbie Kelsey era, but it does to open the 2015-16 season following a 79-65 victory over visiting Louisiana Tech. Following a 37-36 deficit at the half, Bobbie Kelsey’s ladies took care of business and outscored the Lady Techsters 27-15 […]

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Wisconsin WBB to appear on BTN four times in 2015-16 season

The University of Wisconsin women’s basketball program has hit hard times as of late, missing out on the NCAA tournament since the 2009-10 season and missing out on the postseason for each of the past four seasons. However, that won’t stop BTN from airing games featuring the Badgers this season. In fact, the Badgers will […]

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Badgers Women’s Basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

Wisconsin is coming off yet another disappointing season in 2014-15, going just 9-20 overall and winning just five Big Ten games. That hasn’t stopped head coach Bobbie Kelsey from trying to challenge her team, especially with the NCAA granting star forward Michala Johnson an extra year of eligibility. “Our non-conference schedule will afford us the […]

DULUTH, MN - MARCH 18: Alex Rigsby #33 of the Wisconsin Badgers makes a glove save against the Minnesota Gophers during the third period of the championship game of the 2012 NCAA Women's Frozen Four at Amsoil Arena on March 18, 2012 in Duluth, Minnesota. The Gophers defeated the Badgers 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Greatest Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: No. 49 Alex Rigsby

(Over the course of the summer we will be unveiling the 50 Greatest Badgers of All-Time every Monday - Friday) Yes, believe it or not…the history of Wisconsin Badgers athletics isn’t just football, basketball and hockey. Sure, those sports make the most money and help the rest of the athletic department exist…but on the field, […]

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Badgers Women’s Hockey announce full 2015-16 schedule

The Wisconsin Badgers earned a fifth WCHA playoff title and an eighth appearance in the NCAA tournament in the 2014-15 season, despite a ton of turnover and lots of “getting to know you” moments. Next season won’t be even close to that scenario, so the Badgers will look to build off the positives of an […]

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Wisconsin softball swept in Big Ten opening series

Wisconsin entered its first Big Ten softball series of the 2015 season with a .500 record, it came out of the series below .500 after being swept in a three-game series at the Purdue Boilermakers. After losing the first two games of the series, the Badgers were shut out in a 6-0 loss to cap […]

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Badgers volleyball survives Ohio State, advances to regional final

The Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team hadn’t lost a set all season to the Ohio State Buckeyes, sweeping their season series. However, in Friday’s NCAA regional semifinal the Buckeyes gave the Badgers everything they could handle. UW survived a 5-set thriller and staved off elimination by the skin of its teeth, winning 25-20, 21-25, 22-25, 26-24, 15-12. […]

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Badgers women’s basketball dealt huge blow, Johnson out for season

MADISON, Wis. – Fifth-year senior Michala Johnson will miss the rest of the season for the Wisconsin women’s basketball team with a torn ACL, head coach Bobbie Kelsey announced today. The 6-3 forward injured her left knee nine minutes into the game at Miami on Thursday. “I’m extremely disappointed for Mickey and the team,” said […]

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Badgers volleyball sweeps way to Sweet 16

Two years in to the Kelly Sheffield era at Wisconsin, two years of the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament. After a 3-1 victory over Western Michigan on Thursday night, the Badgers closed out the season at the UW Field House with a 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-19, 25-19). Wisconsin’s win marks the 12th Sweet 16 […]

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Badgers volleyball earns No. 4 overall seed in NCAA tournament

Wisconsin volleyball hoisted a Big Ten championship trophy and finished with 19 straight wins to end the regular season. That feat gave the Badgers their highest ever seed in the NCA tournament, with UW coming as the No. 4 overall seed for the 2014 NCAA Championships. It also means the Badgers will play host to […]

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Badgers Volleyball survives Michigan in 5-set marathon

Winning streaks aren’t easy to keep, but so far in Big Ten play the No. 4-ranked Wisconsin Badgers have made it look really easy. That wasn’t the case on Friday night, but UW (21-2, 12-1 B1G) found a way to grind out a road win in a 5-set marathon at the University of Michigan, 25-20, 24-26, […]

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Badgers Volleyball exercise demons at Purdue, continue winning streak

Its safe to say there are few places that the University of Wisconsin athletic program likes traveling to less than West Lafayette, Ind. A trip to Purdue has long been tricky for the football and basketball teams, but it’s been particularly difficult for the Badgers volleyball program. Wisconsin entered Wednesday’s contest, the Badgers had not […]

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Volleyball sweeps Nebraska, takes Big Ten lead

Nebraska has been a bit of a thorn in the side of Wisconsin Badgers volleyball, but this is 2014 and UW is on a roll. That roll continued on Sunday afternoon in front of a sold out UW Field House crowd, as the Badgers (18-2, 9-1 B1G) swept the Huskers (12-7, 6-4 B1G) in straight […]

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Badgers women’s basketball announce transfer of Avyanna Young

MADISON, Wis.—  Avyanna Young, a junior on the Wisconsin women’s basketball team, has elected to depart from the team, head coach Bobbie Kelsey announced today. “Avyanna has decided to leave the program for personal and family reasons,” Kelsey said. “We’re very sorry that it didn’t work out here but we wish her the best of […]

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Badgers Women’s hockey garners nation’s No. 1 ranking

The Wisconsin Badgers women’s hockey team hasn’t seen the No. 1 ranking in the country since the 2011-12 season, but a weekend sweep of WCHA rival Ohio State did the trick and UW earned the No. 1 spot in the USCHO.com Division I Women’s Hockey Poll. Making things even sweeter, Wisconsin (6-0-0, 4-0-0-0 WCHA) took […]

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Badgers’ Clark named WCHA Rookie of the Week

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin women’s hockey freshman Emily Clark has been named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s Rookie of the Week after a four-point performance last weekend against Minnesota Duluth, the conference announced Tuesday. It marks the second-straight week the Badgers have had a newcomer earn the league’s rookie honor, as freshman Annie Pankowski was […]

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