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Wisconsin athletic department issues statement on Nigel Hayes

From UW Athletic Communications: The University of Wisconsin Department of Athletics is aware of the involvement of current UW student-athlete Nigel Hayes in the Kessler/Jenkins lawsuit. Nigel Hayes is a valued member of the UW men’s basketball team. The department fully supports Nigel as a student, student-athlete and team member. In a free society, people […]

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Wisconsin Badgers basketball: UW is preseason No. 3 in AP Poll

Wisconsin has reached the Final Four just three times in its history, and one of those three just so happened to be last season. Coming off that high, it appears the national media is buying in to the Badgers as more than a fluke. The Associated Press released its preseason poll on Friday, and Wisconsin […]

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Badgers’ Nigel Hayes joins lawsuit seeking pay for play

The University of Wisconsin is no stranger to pushing the envelop in the classroom or around campus, but one of its basketball players is seeking to change the course of college athletics forever. On Thursday, CBS Sports reported that Hayes was one of two more current players to join a lawsuit brought by Martin Jenkins […]

Nicholls State

Early Basketball Opponent Preview: Nicholls State

After back to back games in Milwaukee, the Badgers head home for a home game before getting back on the road. Nicholls State visits the Kohl Center on December 13 with a 2 p.m. tip-off. School: Nicholls State Colonels Location: Thibodaux, Louisiana Conference: Southland Undergrad Enrollment: 7.093 2013-14 record: (14-15, 10-8 Southland) Top returning players: Sam McBeath (7.4 pts, 3.9 […]

Milwaukee Panthers

Early Basketball Opponent Preview: Milwaukee

Looks like the Badgers will be getting used to I94 in December. The Badgers head back to Milwaukee on December 10 with a 8 p.m. tip-off against Milwaukee. School: Milwaukee Panthers Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Conference: Horizon Undergrad Enrollment: 23,031 2013-14 record: (21-14, 7-9 Horizon) Top returning players: Matt Tiby (12 pts, 6.5 rebounds); Austin Arians (11.1 pts, 3.5 rebounds); Steve […]

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Badgers Volleyball exercise demons at Purdue, continue winning streak

Its safe to say there are few places that the University of Wisconsin athletic program likes traveling to less than West Lafayette, Ind. A trip to Purdue has long been tricky for the football and basketball teams, but it’s been particularly difficult for the Badgers volleyball program. Wisconsin entered Wednesday’s contest, the Badgers had not […]

Marquette

Early Basketball Opponents Preview: Marquette

Now we get to everyone’s favorite team. It also will be the first true road game for the Badgers this year. The Badgers will travel to Marquette on December 6 with an 11:30 a.m. tip-off School: Marquette Golden Eagles Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Conference: Big East Undergrad Enrollment: 8,378 2013-14 record: (17-15, 9-9 Big East) Top returning players: Deonte Burton (6.9 […]

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Road win over Rutgers huge for Wisconsin Badgers’ late-season push

It’s hard not to feel good after a 52-7 win against a fellow Big Ten team, especially when you played the way the Badgers did in the win. However, don’t expect Wisconsin to rest on its laurels from that game for long. That’s because Wisconsin faces a road game, and last time anyone checked the […]

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Barry Alvarez shares his voting criteria for College Football Playoff

Wisconsin Badgers athletic director Barry Alvarez is about to become part of college football history once again. On Tuesday night the first ever College Football Playoff Top 25 will be revealed, and Alvarez is a member of the 12-person selection committee. Ahead of the vote being revealed, he sat down with Campus Insiders and shed […]

Duke Blue Devils

Early Basketball Opponents Preview: Duke

Since we don’t know who the opponents in the rest of the Battle 4 Atlantis will be, and since I selfishly wanted to get to this match-up we jump to the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Duke visits the Kohl Center on December 3with an 8:30 p.m. tip-off. School: Duke Blue Devils Location: Durham, North Carolina Conference: Atlantic Coast […]

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Badgers make it 3-for-3 on weekend commits

The Badgers waited awhile between commit 19 and its next one, but it appears the wait was worth it. Wisconsin hosted three uncommitted prospects this weekend and by Monday afternoon all three of them were verbal commitments and future Badgers. Wisconsin’s third commit may be the most intriguing of the weekend, as UW got a […]

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3-star DT Olive Sagapolu commits to Badgers

Wisconsin hosted just three uncommitted prospects for the Maryland game this past weekend, and now they’ve landed verbal commitments from two of those three. On Monday, our recruiting partners at Badger247 report that 3-star defensive tackle Olive Sagapolu gave his verbal pledge to Wisconsin before leaving for home back in California. Sagapolu became the 22nd […]

UAB Blazers

Early Basketball Opponent Preview: UAB

And now the first match of the much awaited Battle 4 Atlantis. The Badgers will take on UAB before facing the winner of Florida and Georgetown. Possible opponents for the third game would be North Carolina, UCLA, Oklahoma or Butler. It’s quite the field. Wisconsin and UAB tip off on November 26 at 6 p.m. […]

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Volleyball sweeps Nebraska, takes Big Ten lead

Nebraska has been a bit of a thorn in the side of Wisconsin Badgers volleyball, but this is 2014 and UW is on a roll. That roll continued on Sunday afternoon in front of a sold out UW Field House crowd, as the Badgers (18-2, 9-1 B1G) swept the Huskers (12-7, 6-4 B1G) in straight […]

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