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The Motion W: Episode 20

Yes folks, we’ve almost hit the legal drinking age on @TheMotionW show on Badger Sports Radio! You know the drill, twice a week you’ll hear our Andy and Sawyer talking all things Bucky. With basketball completely over and football winding down spring ball it’s a strange time in MadTown.

On this episode Andy and Sawyer talk about the newest verbal pledge for Badgers football, give some spring football updates, talk all things BTN primetime football scheduling and where UW basketball stands now that Sam Dekker is off to the NBA.

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LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 26:  Jon Octeus #5 of the Colorado State Rams wears Under Armour sneakers during a game against the UNLV Rebels at the Thomas & Mack Center on February 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. UNLV won 78-70.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers becoming an Under Armour school?

Adidas and the University of Wisconsin have had a long partnership and a lot of history together. The school has been sponsored by the apparel supplier since 2001, but it appears that agreement is likely on it’s last legs. Earlier in the week, we talked on

EVANSTON, IL- OCTOBER 04: Tony Jones #6 of the Northwestern Wildcats is defended by Derrick Tindal #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the first half on October 4, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

CB Derrick Tindal suffers scary injury during Badgers spring practice

Perhaps the best bit of news to date in the Wisconsin Badgers’ spring camp has been a lack of news about major injuries happening. That streak could have ended on Sunday, as sophomore cornerback Derrick Tindal appeared to suffer a severe upper body injury. Severe enough to have to be transported via ambulance to the […]

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Badgers add in-state defensive end Luke Benzschawel

Little brother following in big brother’s footsteps, it’s becoming a Wisconsin Badgers football tradition. There are the Watt brothers, the Biegel brothers and countless others before them. As of Friday afternoon you can add Grafton, Wisconsin’s own Benzschawel brothers to the mix. That’s because Beau’s little brother (who isn’t so little), Luke Benzschawel, was offered a […]

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Morgan Zulinick leaving Badgers hockey program

Earlier this week news broke of major changes for the University of Wisconsin’s men’s hockey program. However those changes to the coaching staff weren’t the only ones happening. On Friday afternoon the Badgers athletic department announced that sophomore forward Morgan Zulinick was leaving the program behind to tend to his family back in Kamloops, British Columbia. […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28:  Sam Dekker #15 of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots a three-pointer alongside Gabe York #1 of the Arizona Wildcats in the second 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)

Sam Dekker declares for NBA Draft

Sam Dekker made a massive statement during the 2015 NCAA Tournament, and many mock drafts had him a sure-fire lottery pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. On Friday morning Dekker made his choice, declaring himself eligible for the NBA Draft. “These past three years have been the best, most memorable years of my life,” Dekker […]

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Mike Eaves Fires Assistant Coaches

After a 4-26-5 season Mike Eaves was warned by Athletic Director Barry Alvarez that something needed to change if he was going to keep his job. Mike Eaves did not take Alvarez’s warning lightly. Eaves has reportedly fired assistants Gary Shuchuk and Matt Walsh.   Gary Shuchuk, a former Wisconsin hockey legend, came back to the […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 06: Head coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts after a play 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 Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bo Ryan lets refs have it after national title game loss

Bo Ryan may be the second-most polarizing head coach in college basketball after Kentucky’s John Calipari. He didn’t make many more friends with some in the national media or sporting public after Monday night’s loss to Duke in the national title game either. While being interviewed after the loss by CBS, Ryan refused to hold […]

during the NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Badgers can’t overcome Duke’s guards, lose national title game

Wisconsin struggled to hold down Duke’s guard play in its December loss, the same was true during Monday’s national championship game. Tyus Jones poured in a game-high 23 points and Grayson Allen added 16 points off the bench to pace the Blue Devils to a 68-63 victory in the national title game. The Badgers finished […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Bronson Koenig #24 and Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrate after a play in the second half against the Kentucky Wildcats during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Badgers Basketball Preview: National Championship Game edition

The Matchup: Wisconsin (1) vs. Duke (1) When: Saturday, April 4; 7:49pm CT Where: Lucas Oil Stadium; Indianapolis, IN (71,932) TV: CBS Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: Duke won, 80-70 (12/3/15) in 2014 Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Madison All-Time Series: Duke leads, 2-1   Starting Lineups: Duke G Tyus Jones (11.5 ppg, 5.7 apg) G Quinn Cook (15.6 ppg, 2.7 […]

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The Motion W: National Championship preview episode

Two days later and yes, it is still real…the Wisconsin Badgers are going to the ‘ship! On the latest edition of The Motion W show on Badger Sports Radio, our Andy and Sawyer break down the win over Kentucky, Andrew Harrison’s asinine comments after and take on a preview of the “rematch” with Duke. Don’t […]

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 22: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the CenturyLink Center on March 22, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Frank Kaminsky is named Naismith Player of the Year

After coming within seconds of a national championship game last season, expectations were set rather high for the 2014-15 Wisconsin Badgers. Much more so when Frank Kaminsky made the choice to return for his senior season at UW. On Sunday, the accolades for Kaminsky’s individual play continued to flow in as he was named the […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: The Wisconsin Badgers celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats as Willie Cauley-Stein #15 looks on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Wisconsin defeated Kentucky  71-64. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Badgers bounce Kentucky, earn national title tilt with Duke

Kentucky came in to the game 38-0, but the Wisconsin Badgers became the one in 38 and 1, taking down the Kentucky Wildcats 71-64 in a true heavyweight fight at Lucas Oil Stadium. Revenge, redemption…whatever the national narrative was before the game, it didn’t matter much to the teams on the court on this Saturday […]