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 […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 05:  Bart Houston #13 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the Advocare Classic at AT&T Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Spring Game Preview: 5 positions to watch

The Wisconsin Badgers will take on…the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday at noon in the annual spring game, and with that the 2016 spring football camp will come to an end. Will it also mean the end of some of the most prominent position battles? Injuries and other factors may play a role in the future […]

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

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Spring Game Preview: 5 players to watch

You have to love the spring game. Loyal Badger fans break out the all red apparel and fire up the grills to give the city of Madison a little taste of fall game days. Traditionally, the Saturday the spring game lands on happens to be just at the right time. The weather is clearing up […]

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 1:  Acting head coach Barry Alvarez of the Wisconsin Badgers looks on from the bench before the start of the Outback Bowl against the Auburn Tigers on January 1, 2015 during  at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Badgers set unique scheduling agreement with Western Kentucky

The University of Wisconsin athletic department has never been above thinking outside the box, and on Tuesday they announced one of the more unique scheduling agreements involving a college football game we’ve ever heard about. UW will play host to Conference-USA foe Western Kentucky to open the 2018 football season, but that’s only half of […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 28: Taiwan Deal #28 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 28, 2015 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Taiwan Deal, Bradrick Shaw giving hope for future at running back

Last season was certainly a let down at one of the premier positions for the Wisconsin Badgers – running back. Between the lost season of expected star Corey Clement, an offensive line trying to find its identity and a very inexperienced group behind Clement, the Badgers struggled mightily to find a consistent run game all […]

Dan Voltz

Could Dan Voltz make selfless move to guard for Badgers?

Dan Voltz came in to Wisconsin as one of the most highly touted recruits of the 2012 recruiting class. He was the No. 100 ranked player in the country and the No. 8 guard in the nation as well. But, since arriving in Madison Voltz’s home has been at center and been an award-winning center […]


UW volleyball build one tough slate for 2016 season

Head coach Kelly Sheffield has proven to be a game-changing hire for the Wisconsin volleyball team, going deep in each of his first two seasons at the helm of the program. However, getting equal results will be very difficult to duplicate in the 2016 season. That’s because Sheffield has set out to challenge his team […]


MadTownBadgers Looking for new staff members

Love the Badgers? Love writing and interacting with fellow fans? We’ve got openings for you to do just that! We’re in the market for some new writers with passion, drive and most importantly hooked in to the pulse of Badger nation. Whether you’re a UW student looking for experience, a passionate fan with a unique […]

during the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 20, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

Greg Gard named national coach of the year by

Wisconsin head men’s basketball coach Greg Gard has been selected as the 2016 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year, as announced on Monday by The Phelan award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top Division I men’s basketball coach, is named in honor of the legendary coach who spent his entire career […]


Badgers lock down last piece of in-state 2017 recruiting class puzzle

With the return of Paul Chryst, a renewed emphasis was placed on in-state recruiting for the Wisconsin Badgers. That was obvious with the 2015 and just completed 2016 recruiting classes. However, unlike those two classes the 2017 class will have a total lockdown on the in-state products. That’s because 4-star offensive tackle Tyler Beach of […]

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 11:  Defensive Coordinator Justin Wilcox of the USC Trojans during warm ups to the college football game atagainst the Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

UW defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox’s contract details released

The University of Wisconsin looked long, hard and far to find its new defensive coordinator after Dave Aranda took the same position with LSU a few months ago. UW announced the hire of Justin Wilcox just days before national signing day in early February. What wasn’t know at the time was the financial package given […]