Wisconsin is in the Final Four for the second consecutive season. And just like last season, Kentucky awaits in the national semifinal. See how the Badgers made it to the Final Four inside.
Big Ten Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky was the lone unanimous selection, and Big Ten Freshman of the Year D'Angelo Russell was one of two freshmen to earn honors.
The Big Ten has multiple teams in the Final Four for the eighth time, the most of any conference. Tom Dienhart takes a look back at the previous seven times inside.
In Michigan State and Wisconsin, the Big Ten has two Final Four teams for the first time since 2005 (Illinois and Michigan State). See when each team tips off its national semifinal game inside.
Moments after Michigan State punched its ticket to the Final Four, giving the Big Ten two teams in the national semis, Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky tweeted to any critics of the Big Ten.
Another Wisconsin Final Four run, another chance for people to wonder why Aaron Rodgers is rooting for the Badgers. [ MORE: Get all of our NCAA tournament coverage ] Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers’ All-Pro quarterback, offered some insight on his rooting interests following Wisconsin’s Final Four-clinching victory over Arizona on Saturday night. He sent out several tweets, most in response to @dennisdoddcbs, who went on a Twitter rant over Rodgers being on the court during the Badgers’ celebration. But the tweet embedded above best explains this much-too-talked-about issue. Yes, Rodgers went to Cal and is a California native, but
For the second consecutive season, Wisconsin and Arizona are meeting in the NCAA tournament West Region final.
Frank Kaminsky scored 29 points, Sam Dekker added 27 and Wisconsin beat Arizona 85-78 on Saturday in an Elite Eight matchup. With the victory, the Badgers reach consecutive Final Fours for the first time in school history. Here’s BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s rapid reaction to the Badgers’ victory. The star: Frank Kaminsky or Sam Dekker. Take your pick. Big Frank showed why he was the Big Ten Player of the Year, hitting 9-of-20 shots for a game-high 29 points. Dekker connected on 8-of-11 shots for a career-high 27 points. It was the second game in a row Dekker notched
Frank Kaminsky was outstanding on Saturday night. [ MORE: Get our Wisconsin-Arizona stats, recaps and highlights ] The Badgers’ 7-foot do-it-all big man scored a game-high 29 points to help lead the Badgers past Arizona, 85-78, to secure a spot in the Final Four for the second straight year. He even busted out some dance moves. Following the win, the Badgers gathered in a circle, and Kaminsky went to the center to break out some must-see dance moves. Check it out in the video above. It’s impressive that a 7-footer can get that low. Congrats, Badgers!
Just a season ago, also in the West Region final, Wisconsin and Arizona faced off. The Badgers emerged victorious in an overtime thriller. The two meet again tonight.