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Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin Badgers
The Badgers are the athletic teams at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. The teams compete in the Big Ten conference and the school colors are red and white. The school has won 27 NCAA titles, including six in hockey. Well-known athletes and coaches include Barry Alvarez, Pat Richter, Alan Ameche, Elroy Hirsh, Bob Johnson, Jeff Sauer, Mark Johnson, Joe Thomas, Jolene Anderson, Billy Marek, Alando Tucker, Pat O'Dea, Jim Mott and Ron Dayne.
The Badgers are the athletic teams at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. The teams compete in the Big Ten conference and the school colors are red and white. The school has won 27 NCAA titles, including six in hockey. Well-known athletes and coaches include Barry Alvarez, Pat Richter, Alan Ameche, Elroy Hirsh, Bob Johnson, Jeff Sauer, Mark Johnson, Joe Thomas, Jolene Anderson, Billy Marek, Alando Tucker, Pat O'Dea, Jim Mott and Ron Dayne. « Show less

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  • Capsule: No. 2 Seed Wisconsin Vs. No. 8 Seed Kentucky

    Site: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas Time: Saturday, 8:49 p.m. TV: TBS (Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Steve Kerr, Tracy Wolfson) Series history: Kentucky, 3-1 Last meeting : Kentucky, 63-57, March 27, 2003 Streaks: Kentucky W4, Wisconsin W4 Line:...
  • Wisconsin's Ryan drops 'great coach without a Final Four' label

    Wisconsin's Ryan drops 'great coach without a Final Four' label
    ARLINGTON, Texas Maybe it's an unfair list. The NCAA Tournament's unpredictability makes it difficult to judge a coach based on his postseason successes. This year we saw Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils upset in their opener. VCU's Shaka Smart,...
  • Wisconsin's Ben Brust has his own cheering section

    You might never have heard of Jonathan and Stephen Brust before television cameras discovered them in the stands at the NCAA West Regional final Saturday night in Anaheim, Calif. But if you've ever attended a Wisconsin Badgers basketball game and if...
  • Wisconsin's recruiting base may expand after Final Four

    Whether it's on an upper-echelon state recruit like Dominican's Diamond Stone or Rice Lake's Henry Ellenson, or just some 12-year-old gym rat shooting buckets in his driveway hundreds of miles from Madison, you have to wonder what kind of impression the...
  • Florida's Donovan Counting On Wilbekin To Slow Shabazz

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the second game of their season, the Florida Gators traveled to Madison, Wisc., to face the nationally ranked Badgers. The Gators, then ranked 11th in the country, lost to No. 20 Wisconsin. A few weeks later, Florida's journey...
  • Kansas City's biggest Wisconsin fan, former coach John Erickson, hopes to see a Badgers title in person

    ARLINGTON, Texas A few years ago, Kansas City's strongest connection to Wisconsin basketball snapped his personal streak of attending Final Fours at 54. John Erickson had turned 80 and the trips were getting expensive. But with an opportunity to buy...
  • Wisconsin Badgers defy stereotypes en route to Final Four

    The NCAA Tournament has revealed a lot of things. One is that white guys still can't play basketball. That's not true, of course. But it's been a running stereotype since George Mikan first put on those horn-rimmed glasses and tried to touch the rim....
  • Wisconsin team of 2000 lost to Michigan State in Final Four

    Andy Kowske was on vacation in Jamaica with his wife's extended family, organizing a Wisconsin watch party. Charlie Wills was in Las Vegas, glued to the TV in his hotel room. Mike Kelley was at his sister's house in Arlington Heights, Ill., with relatives...
  • John Clay: Fun facts from the Final Four

    Random Final Four notes: With the exception of Florida, which has won 30 straight games, every Final Four team had to handle a stretch of hard times. After a 16-0 start, Wisconsin lost five of its next six games. Kentucky lost three of its last four...
  • Wisconsin fans fear SI cover picture jinxes championship bid

    Wisconsin fans fear SI cover picture jinxes championship bid
    Fans of University of Wisconsin Badgers basketball have taken to Twitter to cry foul after Sports Illustrated unveiled a regional cover with the team pictured on the cover. In the current issue, which began appearing online overnight, two Wisconsin...
  • Wisconsin Badgers learned tough lessons from midseason struggles

    MADISON, Wis. The record was unblemished at 16-0. The ranking was dizzying No. 3 in both top-25 men's basketball polls. Their fans were, understandably, giddy. Meanwhile, Wisconsin's coaches understood underlying issues needed to be addressed despite...