Badgers come back to beat UNC, earn spot in the Elite Eight

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-West Regional-Wisconsin vs North Carolina

Sam Dekker: 'We just kept fighting'

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.

Read More

Find out more about:

Dienhart's Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin heading to Elite Eight

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-West Regional-Wisconsin vs North Carolina

Bo Ryan and the Badgers are moving on!

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

The stat: 23, free throws shot by Wisconsin. And the Badgers made 20 for an 87 percent success rate. North Carolina made just 12-of-18 freebies (66.7 percent). Frank Kaminsky led the way, hitting all eight of his free throws en route to scoring 19 points after a slow start in a game that had five ties, eight lead changes and saw UNC lead 33-31 at the half.

Read More

Find out more about: ,

Dienhart: 3 Keys for a Wisconsin victory tonight

NCAA Tournament-3rd Round-Oregon vs Wisconsin

Talking Badger hoops with Jeff Potrykus

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Wisconsin hopes to take another step toward returning to the Final Four for a second season in a row tonight when the No. 1 Badgers take on No. 4 North Carolina in a West Region Sweet 16 matchup in Los Angeles that tips at 7:47 p.m. ET.

The keys to a Wisconsin win? Here you go.

Read More

Find out more about: ,

More Headlines

View by School
  • big-icon-illinois
  • big-icon-indiana
  • big-icon-iowa
  • big-icon-maryland
  • big-icon-michigan
  • big-icon-michigan-state
  • big-icon-minnesota
  • big-icon-nebraska
  • big-icon-northwestern
  • big-icon-ohio-state
  • big-icon-penn-state
  • big-icon-purdue
  • big-icon-rutgers
  • big-icon-wisconsin
< >

More Headlines