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2018 Schedule
2-3, 1st in Big Ten
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Holiday was 'looking to be aggressive' on game-winner (0:35)
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Holiday makes game-winning layup (0:36)
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Lual-Acuil Jr. rolls off the pick for the alley-oop and-1 (0:36)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan used its third timeout with more than two minutes to go in the first quarter while struggling to get off a play in the Wildcat formation. That No. 1-rated Badger defense is confusing the young Wolverines before the snap.

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Xavier gets revenge on Wisconsin (1:24)
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Bluiett lifts No. 15 Xavier to 80-70 win over Wisconsin

Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in a decisive run over the final 1:47, to help No. 15 Xavier pull away late for an 80-70 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night in one of the Gavitt Tipoff Games.

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Bluiett nails late 3 for Xavier (0:22)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

There might not be another Wisconsin possession tonight where Ethan Happ doesn't touch the ball.

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Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin's Andy Van Vliet scored 18 points in his first career start on 4 of 5 shooting from 3-point range. The 6-11 junior from Belgium hit 7 of 11 shots in 22 minutes in the Badgers' 85-50 win over South Carolina State.

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Happ poised for breakout season (0:43)
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CBBrank top 50 players: Wisconsin

Ethan Happ lands at No. 2. The junior forward figures to improve on last season's terrific numbers, given the Badgers' offseason losses.

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31dJonathan Givony

Top 10 junior prospects: Ethan Happ

Happ is posting outrageous per-40-minute averages of 22 points, 14 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 2.8 steals and 1.8 blocks. His unmatched energy level makes him a very intriguing NBA prospect.

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32dJeff Goodman

ESPN preseason All-American: Ethan Happ

The 6-foot-10 junior, who's proven he can score both inside and outside, received second-team honors at forward.

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36dDan Murphy

Big Ten to move to 20-game conference slate

In an effort to create more excitement for fans, the Big Ten officially decided it will move from an 18-game conference slate in men's basketball to a 20-game schedule next season.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 Tyler Herro has decommitted from Wisconsin. No. 27 in 2018.

Mike Schmitz ESPN 

2018 PG Tyler Herro having a really nice day at USAB Minicamp. Great get for Wisconsin. 6-4, solid frame, creative passer, can play PnR, smooth stroke, Should be an instant impact guard for the Badgers.

Jonathan Givony ESPN 

Bronson Koenig will sign a contract with the Chicago Bulls today, a league source informed ESPN. The 6'3 combo guard was an All-Big Ten Conference player at Wisconsin in each of the past two seasons, shooting 39% from beyond the arc for his college career. Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg had recruited Koenig out of high school when he was the head coach of Iowa State. Koenig had originally signed a two-way contract with the Milwaukee Bucks in July, but was released last week. He will sign an exhibit nine training camp contract with the Bulls and will be one of a half dozen players competing for their two remaining active roster spots.

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.8Tied-180th
Rebounds Per Game32.0Tied-312th
Assists Per Game13.2Tied-219th
Points Allowed66.6Tied-93rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record36-21
Championship Seasons1941
Tournament Appearances22