Archive for: College Basketball

Pressure Gauge

The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team faces a big test on Sunday in traveling to East Lansing to face Big(11)Ten leader Michigan State.  The game should be a good measure of how far the Badgers have come since digging themselves... read more »

 

Badgers Grind Out a Win

The Wisconsin Badger basketball team came up with a big win Saturday night against the Ohio St. Buckeyes, 55-50. It was a game that Big(11)Ten detractors like North Carolina coach Roy Williams would suggest set basketball back 50 years, but... read more »

 

Badgers Roll On

The Wisconsin Badgers basketball team continued it’s resurgence Wednesday night with resounding 69-52 win over the visiting Iowa Hawkeyes.  In doing so, the Badgers won their 3rd consecutive game since the 6 game losing streak that threatened... read more »

 

So Far, So Good

The Wisconsin Badgers won their second consecutive game (and first road game in the last five) with a win at Penn St. on Sunday afternoon. I’m not yet ready to proclaim that the Badgers are “back” for they seem to match up... read more »

 

Programme Note

For anyone interested in seeing a good basketball game, the UWGB Phoenix take on the UW-Milwaukee Panthers in a key Horizon League game tonight at 7:05 at the Resch Center in Green Bay. The game is being shown on local TV but for anyone outside... read more »

 

Keeping Hope Alive

Since I have done more than my share of Badger-bashing in this forum, I thought it was only fair that I acknowledge the Badgers decision over Illinois last night at the Kohl Center. (As I write this, I’m watching the Badger hockey team... read more »

 

Now That Football Is Over…

There are those out there that will say that football season isn’t technically over until after this Sunday and the Pro Bowl.  To those people I would say…sorry, football season is over, that shamockery doesn’t count.  All... read more »

 

Times Two

Currently, there are three former MU players in the NBA…Dwyane Wade, Steve Novak, and Travis Diener. I predict that number will double next year. Dominic James, Jerel McNeal, and Wes Mathews are having excellent senior seasons and have... read more »

 

Sunday Basketball Roundup

I hate to beat a dead horse, but all the elements I wrote about the other day were on display in the Badgers loss at Illinois on Saturday. The lack of a true post player affects everything upon which they normally depend.  They’re interior... read more »

 

Dialing Down the Badgers

A month ago in this space I wrote that the expectations for this year’s University of Wisconsin basketball team seemed out of proportion to reality. After watching them lose their last three conference games (including two in overtime),... read more »