Wisconsin Badgers wrestling announces 2016-17 schedule

Some new tournaments and more than a few familiar foes await the Wisconsin wrestling team next season as the team released its 2016-17 schedule on Monday. Wisconsin’s slate includes a trio of tournaments and 12 duals. Seven of UW’s 12 dual opponents finished last season in the InterMat top-25. The Badgers open the new campaign […]

ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 26:  Buddy Hield #24 of the Oklahoma Sooners holds up the West Regional trophy after the Sooners 80-68 victory against the Oregon Ducks in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional Final at Honda Center on March 26, 2016 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

UW basketball will host Oklahoma in nonconference matchup

The University of Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team has a trip to Maui, a date with Syracuse at the Kohl Center and the annual Marquette matchup already on the nonconference docket. Thanks to an announcement by the University of Oklahoma, we also know that the Sooners will visit the Kohl Center on Dec. 3. It […]


Kelsey Card brings home NCAA women’s discuss title for Badgers

Championships are nothing new to Wisconsin Badgers senior Kelsey Card. She’s an All-American multiple times over, has won indoor and outdoor Big Ten titles and an indoor and outdoor field athlete of the year. The one thing missing from that incredible resume was NCAA champion. Card can now add that to one of the most […]


Wisconsin hockey adds fourth signee to fall class

Wisconsin men’s hockey coach Tony Granato announced Monday that Swedish defenseman, Philip Nyberg has signed to play hockey in Madison this upcoming fall. According to a statement released by the team, Nyberg, who is from Kalskrona, Sweden, joins Wisconsin after playing all of last year for Linköping HC J20 in Sweeden’s SuperElit leaugue. Granato was […]

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 26:  ESPN College GameDay announcers (l to r) Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit comment during the NCAA football game between Notre Dame and Florida State at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 26, 2002 in Tallahassee, Florida.  The Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Florida State Seminoles 34-24.  (Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images)

ESPN College GameDay will be at Badgers-LSU Lambeau Field matchup

There will be a lot of firsts happening win LSU takes on Wisconsin from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. As of Friday, you can now add ESPN’s College GameDay coming live from little ‘ol Green Bay as well. ESPN personality and GameDay co-host, Kirk Herbstreit, confirmed the location of the season-opening GameDay on the […]


Tony Granato putting his stamp on Badgers hockey early on

Tony Granato took on the job as Wisconsin men’s hockey head coach just over two months ago, but he has sure been quick to act and make this program his own in those short two months. After letting five players go from the program this offseason late last week, Granato and his staff have added […]


Five players will not return UW hockey team for 2016-17 season

Five UW men’s hockey players will not be returning to the team for the 2016-2017 season according to newly named head coach, Tony Granato. Todd Milewski of the Madison Capitol Times reported via twitter last week that Granato has removed five players including four forwards and one goalie from the team. All five players had […]

ST LOUIS, MO - MARCH 20: Nigel Hayes #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts to a turnover call in the second half against the Xavier Musketeers during the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 20, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Can Nigel Hayes’ NBA Draft flirtation help the 2016-17 Badgers?

Nigel Hayes made the decision most believed was smart for him, returning to the University of Wisconsin for his senior season. However, that decision came down to the final days and it showed that Hayes’ desire to get paid for playing basketball is a huge motivation for him. Going through the NBA Combine and draft […]


2017 forward Nathan Reuvers commits to Badgers basketball

Wisconsin Badgers head coach Greg Gard has his first commitment after officially getting the permanent job this past March. According to sources with our recruiting partners at Badger247, Gard and the Badgers have received a verbal commitment from 2017 forward Nathan Reuvers. The 6-9, 210-pound Minnesota native was in Madison on Wednesday for an unofficial […]

TORONTO, ON - AUGUST 16:  Choe Sol Gyong of Korea DPR gets past Rose Lavelle of the United States during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 Quarter Final match between Korea DPR and the United States at the National Soccer Stadium on August 16, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Rose Lavelle named to USWNT roster ahead of Olymipcs

Wisconsin Badgers junior forward Rose Lavelle has had a decorated career in the Cardinal and White, but it appears things are looking more like Red, White and Blue this summer. That’s because the United States women’s national team called Lavelle up for a pair of June games ahead of the 2016 Olympic games in Rio. […]

IOWA CITY, IA - FEBRUARY 24:   Forward Nigel Hayes #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers walks off the court after they defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes on February 24, 2016 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, in Iowa City, Iowa.  (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

REPORT: Nigel Hayes returning to Badgers for senior season

After the 2015-16 season, junior Nigel Hayes decided to test the NBA waters but refused to hire an agent. However, following this past weekends NBA Draft combine the senior-to-be appears set to decide it best to return to the Wisconsin Badgers for one last season. The Zone in Madison was first to report the news, […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 29:  Chris James #5 of the Pittsburgh Panthers rushes against Donnie Miles #15 of the North Carolina Tar Heels in the second half during the game on October 29, 2015 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Which recent football transfer will have greatest impact on Badgers?

The Wisconsin Badgers of 2017 will have a few fewer spots for scholarships, as late last week the team added a pair of transfers in running back Chris James (Pittsburgh) and cornerback Nick Nelson (Hawaii). Both have a lot of familiarity with the university and the current coaching staff, making both of them a unique […]


Badgers add North Carolina corner back to 2017 recruiting class

The Wisconsin Badgers have added North Carolina corner back, Madison Cone to its 2017 recruiting class. The five foot nine inch corner back from Kernersville, North Carolina announced via twitter earlier today of his commitment to play football and further his education at UW-Madison. The 175 pound, three star recruit is the tenth member of […]

MADISON, WI - OCTOBER 04:  David Gilreath #85 of the Wisconsin Badgers returns a kickoff against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Camp Randall Stadium  October 4, 2008 in Madison, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

UW football will host two primetime Big Ten games in 2016

As the ESPN/ABC networks announce their primetime slate of college football, the Wisconsin Badgers find themselves as hosts for a game for the first time in five years. Unlike most of the past though, the Badgers will host two primetime Big Ten football games in 2016. For the first time since hosting Nebraska in its […]

MADISON, WI - OCTOBER 31: Alex Erickson #86 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with Joel Stave #2 after scoring a touchdown during the first half of play against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Camp Randall Stadium on October 31, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

5 Badgers sign UDFA contracts following 2016 NFL Draft

The 2016 NFL Draft was a rather uneventful one for those in Badger Nation, as just two former UW players heard their names called in the seven-round extravaganza in Chicago this weekend. With Joe Schobert (Cleveland) and Derek Watt (San Diego) already of to the NFL, many former Badgers were left to sift through offers […]

MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 30: North team's outside linebaker Joe Schobert #58 with Wisconsin runs the ball down the sidelines during their game against the South Team on January 30, 2016 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)

Joe Schobert becomes first Badger off NFL Draft Board

From no FBS scholarship offers out of high school to the NFL — its a story familiar to Badgers fans, but it’s also the story of outside linebacker Joe Schobert. His NFL dream came true on Saturday, as he was taken with the very first pick of the day by the Cleveland Browns. After a […]

MADISON, WI - SEPTEMBER 19:  Linebacker Joe Schobert #58 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the college football game against the Troy Trojans at Camp Randall Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

2016 Wisconsin Badgers in NFL Draft Primer

The 2016 NFL Draft is finally upon us, and it has already been a wild ride without a single pick being made. Despite multiple All-Big Ten players and position award winners lining up from the Wisconsin Badgers side of the draft, the first few days may be a bit boring for UW fans. With that […]

MADISON, WI - SEPTEMBER 19:  Offensive lineman Michael Deiter #63 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the college football game against the Troy Trojans at Camp Randall Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The Badgers defeated the Trojans 28-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Post-Spring Wisconsin Badgers football observations

After what could only be described as a muted, yet entertaining 2016 spring game, there certainly was plenty of things to observe about the state of the Wisconsin Badgers football program. However, that speech can come at another time. As far as this is concerned, let’s just focus on the lessons learned from 15 practices […]

BOISE, ID - OCTOBER 3: Wide receiver Thomas Sperbeck #82 of the Boise State Broncos outruns defensive back Nick Nelson #11 of the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors during first half action on October 3, 2015 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Boise State won the game 55-0. (Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)

Hawaii transfer Nick Nelson commits to Badgers, waiting on admissions

Here we go again….the University of Wisconsin admissions department vs. the football team. If you’re one to pay attention to recruiting, then you are likely well aware of how difficult it has been in the past four or five years for the Badgers football program to get transfer players in to the fold. Often times […]

during the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium on December 30, 2015 in San Diego, California.

Hornibrook, Rushing, Clement Shine in UW Spring Game

Football was back at Camp Randall this Saturday as 9,128 fans came to watch the annual UW Spring Game where the offense known as Team Abbrederis beat out the defensive team, Team Shobert, 28-22. The Spring Game put a cap on the entire spring camp, where 15 practices put head coach Paul Chryst in a […]


Badgers land verbal from Chicagoland DE following spring game

With a small class quickly filling up in the 2017 recruiting cycle, things may be moving fast for the Wisconsin Badgers. It also didn’t take long for a visitor to the Badgers’ spring game to become a verbal commitment either, as Bolingbrook (Ill.) defensive end Izayah Green-May gave his verbal pledge. Our recruiting partners at Badger247 […]