Gary Andersen confirms Melvin Gordon was held out for injury concerns

Melvin Gordon ended the second half with all of three carries, a curious total considering his first carry of the half went for 63 yards. It led to speculation that something medically had to have been wrong.  However, following the game head coach Gary Andersen and Gordon himself both shrugged off any consideration of an […]


LSU 28, Wisconsin 24: Another case of what could’ve been

Wisconsin led LSU 24-7 with 12:24 to go in the third quarter, but what seemed like a Badger path to victory turned in to a house of horrors. LSU didn’t lie down, and instead the Tigers rose up to the occasion — reeling off 21 unanswered points for a 28-24 victory in the Advocare Texas […]


Wisconsin, Louisiana governors set bet on UW vs. LSU game

Who doesn’t love themselves some state pride on the line? With the two flagship universities of Wisconsin and Louisiana going after each other in the weekend’s biggest college football game, the governors of the two states are betting. Of course, beer and food are on the menu…because WINsconsin baby! Here’s hoping that Gov. Walker’s favorite […]

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Wisconsin vs. LSU Preview: breakdown, predictions and prognostications

Wisconsin fans have arrived en masse, grills are likely going already somewhere in the Lone Star state and that means one thing — Badger football is upon us.  Each week we’ll break down the battles that will happen on the field, give you our staff predictions and also look at some statistical prognostications.  So, with […]

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No. 21 Men’s soccer drops opener to San Francisco

Wisconsin men’s soccer came in with some good preseason hype, ranked No. 21 in the nation. However they were picked seventh in a tough Big Ten conference, and after Friday night it could be the latter that was more accurate. The Badgers opened the season in front of a crowd of 1,117 as part of […]


UW Volleyball opens 2014 season with sweep of Louisville

In just one season the Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team went from afterthought in the Big Ten to being one of the top teams in the country. After a run to the National Championship game in 2013, the Badgers began 2014 as the No. 6-ranked team in the country. At the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge, the […]


Report: LSU to start Anthony Jennings at QB vs. Badgers

Wisconsin has had an ongoing quarterback battle all fall camp, but last week word leaked that junior quarterback Tanner McEvoy would start for the Badgers against LSU. That was just one piece to the QB puzzle for the Advocare Texas Kickoff matchup against the Tigers though. The other half was figuring out who LSU was […]


Wisconsin vs. LSU Preview: 5 things to watch for

The college football season is just over 24 hours away from kicking off, and there’s no doubt that Wisconsinites are excited to get this season going against the Bayou Bengals. When this game was announced few gave the Badgers a shot, after all LSU was coming off national championship level play. Yet, as we sit […]


Opposition Q&A: Talking LSU with Saturday Night Slant

Damn it feels good to be back to normal coverage again…and since it’s Wednesday of game week those of you who have been around the block a time or two know that it’s “Opposition Q&A” day at MTB. It’s our weekly opportunity to grill fellow writers who cover the Badgers upcoming opposition, and fellow Bloguin […]

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UW Hockey adding Ferris State to schedule in two-year agreement

Wisconsin hockey needs quality non-conference opponents, that’s the truth of the matter in the Big Ten of today. There are two tiers — with Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan representing likely NCAA teams —while Ohio State, Michigan State and Penn State make up a tier of teams that don’t have the history of the upper echelon […]


Passing game is true key to victory over LSU

Conventional wisdom says the Wisconsin Badgers are going to shove the ball right down your throat. After all, UW has a Heisman Trophy candidate at running back and recent reports indicate that dual-threat quarterback Tanner McEvoy is going to get the start against LSU. Yet, most seem content to focus all the attention on one […]


Badgers release depth chart for opener vs. LSU

It’s game week folks, and with it comes the weekly rituals of the depth chart being released and head coach Gary Andersen speaking to the media. We’ll have coverage of his press conference at 12:30pm CT via Twitter @MTBadgers. However, the big news is the released of the first official depth chart. So, let’s take […]


Sconnie Scoop: Changes happening around Badger football program

We’re now just  a week away from the Badgers heading to Houston and taking on LSU, and college football in general is less than a week away from kicking off. However, for the Wisconsin football program things are still very fluid on and off the field. Following Thursday’s session with the media, head coach Gary […]

Wisconsin v UConn women's soccer (photo by Bob Stowell)

Badgers Women’s soccer open 2014 season with victory over Oregon

The Wisconsin Badgers and Oregon Ducks are two athletic departments very familiar with each other. So it was a bit fitting that the two got together to open up the 2014 athletic season in Madison. For the Badgers it was a chance to begin a season full of expectations on the right foot. Wisconsin was […]