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Report: Luke Opilka will not play for Badgers hockey after all

Last season was an utter disaster for the Wisconsin Badgers men’s hockey program, but goaltending wasn’t exactly among them. The numbers could suggest otherwise, but Joel Rumpel and Landon Peterson were far from the biggest problems facing the Badgers. However, entering the 2015-16 season the Badgers won’t have the services of either of those two […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28:  Bronson Koenig #24 uses a screen by Duje Dukan #13 of the Wisconsin Badgers to try to get around Brandon Ashley #21 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half during the West Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Bo Ryan’s Final Season May Need to Be His Best Coaching Job

There’s little doubt that the talent coming in to the Wisconsin Badgers program has taken a significant jump in recent years. Two NBA Draft picks this season alone speaks volumes to the abilities of this coaching staff to find talent and coach it to new heights. However, after reaching back-to-back Final Fours the level of […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 06:  Head coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts in the second half against the Duke Blue Devils during the NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

BREAKING: Bo Ryan to call it quits after 2015-16 season

Bo Ryan could’ve rode off in to the sunset following this past season and done so at the pinnacle of his college basketball coaching career. However, a man with plenty of experience on when to call it quits talked him out of making a rash decision. After a few months of soul searching though, the […]

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Pair of Badger skaters selected in 2015 NHL Draft

After easily the darkest season in recent Wisconsin Badgers hockey history, any glimmer of hope is a welcome sight. With the annual NHL Draft being played out over the past two days it was a chance to celebrate potential and the future for some big time players. Despite recent struggles, Mike Eaves’ team continues to […]

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Wisconsin gets fast commitment from 2016 TE Jake Hescock

It took awhile and a lot of swings and misses on the 2016 recruiting trail, but the Wisconsin Badgers finally found their tight end for the 2016 class. On Friday, tight end Jake Hescock made a verbal pledge to the Badgers. His commitment came on the heels of a visit to Madison earlier in the […]

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UW has first pair of 1st round NBA Draft picks in school history

The University of Wisconsin’s history in the NBA Draft isn’t a long, nor a storied one. Such is the life of a program that went decades without an NCAA tournament berth. In fact, just seven players have ever been selected in the 1st round of any NBA Draft heading in to Thursday night’s 2015 NBA […]

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25:  Frank Kaminsky poses with Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected ninth overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 25, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of  New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Frank Kaminsky goes No. 9 overall in 2015 NBA Draft

Frank Kaminsky and the NBA Draft? Just four years ago that was a laughable scenario, let alone Kaminsky being an NBA Lottery pick. On Thursday night that exact scenario played out though, with the Charlotte Hornets picking him at No. 9 overall in the 2015 NBA Draft. Kaminsky started off his career at the University […]

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Mocking the Badgers in the NBA Draft

NBA Draft night and the Wisconsin Badgers aren’t usually things that go together. However, on Thursday night it is expected that two of the members of UW’s national runner-up squad from this past season are going to be taken in the 2015 NBA Draft. Where will they go? Plenty of scenarios have both Frank Kaminsky […]

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The Motion W: Talking Commits and #GreatestBadgers

Another week has started and that means another new edition of The Motion W on @BadgersRadio is up! Our Andy and Nate take you on a journey through the world of Badgers athletics. Up this week is a look at the newest members of the 2016 Wisconsin Badgers recruiting class, what it all means for […]

BOSTON - MARCH 22:  Jessie Vetter #30 of the Wisconsin Badgers hands off the championship trophy to head coach Mark Johnson after they defeated the Mercyhurst Lakers on March 22, 2009 during the NCAA Women's Frozen Four Championship game at Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. The Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Mercyhurst Lakers 5-0.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Greatest Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: No. 32 Mark Johnson

No. 32 — Mark Johnson, Men’s & Women’s Hockey When you’re the son of the legendary “Hockey Bob,” pressure to be great can be immense. However, his son Mark has done as good a job of any son to make it beyond a shadow like that. Mark Johnson has built his own legacy at the […]

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Badgers double dip with Top247 Safety Craig Watts’ commitment

Wisconsin reeled in one of the two biggest fish on its recruiting board early on Saturday, just hours later it got even more good news. That’s because according to Badger247, Top247 safety Craig Watts gave his own verbal pledge to head coach Paul Chryst and Co. The commitment came in the middle of Watts’ four-day […]

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Badgers land U.S. Army All-American OT Cole Van Lanen

The Wisconsin Badgers’ June is turning out to be one productive month on the football recruiting trail. On Saturday, that productivity picked up to a whole new level with the verbal commitment of four-star offensive tackle Cole Van Lanen. Van Lanen, who will participate in the U.S. Army All-American game, became the 11th commitment to […]

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Badgers get commit from Ohio LB Griffin Grady

As the summer months have heated up, so has the first real class for Wisconsin Badgers head coach Paul Chryst. That hot streak on the recruiting trail was kept up on Wednesday night as three-star inside linebacker Griffin Grady announced his verbal commitment to the Badgers. Grady’s commitment may have been coming later this summer, […]

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Chryst and Co. proving doubters wrong with big recruiting weekend

Message boards — they can be scourge of the earth or a really good indication of the pulse of a fanbase. Often times they are both, and in the case of Paul Chryst and his first full recruiting class it is much more of the later than the former. As June camp season continues to […]

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OT Patrick Kasl becomes 8th commit in Badgers 2016 football class

After a big weekend on the recruiting trail for the Wisconsin Badgers and head coach Paul Chryst, it was back to getting in on the lesser-known names to help fill up the first class for Chryst. Badger247 is reporting that two-star offensive tackle Patrick Kasl committed to the Badgers on Monday night. The Forest Lake, Minnesota native […]

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