BTN.com staff, December 22, 2012
Ryan Evans scored a season-high 19 points, Ben Brust opened and closed a 17-1 first-half run with 3-pointers and Wisconsin routed Milwaukee 74-53 on Saturday night at the Kohl Center. Traevon Jackson added a career-best 13 points and Jared Berggren had 11 as Wisconsin (8-4) beat its state rivals for the 20th consecutive season and improved to 29-1 in the teams' all-time series.
Milwaukee (3-10) got out to an early 10-8 lead behind Paris Gulley's seven points, but Brust gave the Badgers the lead with his first 3-pointer 6:15 in, and his second put his team up 25-11 with 9:40 left in the first half.
Jared Berggren dunks right out of the half:
Jared Berggren throws down:
FINAL: Ryan Evans scored 19 points to lead Wisconsin to a 74-53 win over Milwaukee on Saturday at the Kohl Center in Madison. Ben Brust was 3-of-5 from the floor and chipped in eight points for Wisconsin (8-4). The Badgers shot 48 percent from the field (28-of-58), including 44 percent from distance (7-of-16). The Badgers also got double-digit efforts from Jared Berggren (11 points) and Traevon Jackson (13 points).
HALFTIME: Wisconsin leads 41-18 at halftime after locking down Milwaukee's offense, holding the Panthers to 30 percent shooting and just seven field goals. Milwaukee went into a funk with the score 27-15, going 5:10 without a point while the Badgers went on an 11-0 run to open up a 23-point lead.Ryan Evans scored 11 points and Ben Brust chipped eight for Wisconsin, which shot 52 percent, including 42 percent from downtown.
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