GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Nebraska

Jake Kocorowski

Inside Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday afternoon, the Wisconsin Badgers hope to kick start a multi-game winning streak when they face the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Wisconsin (14-10 overall, 7-6 Big Ten) could make it four straight against Nebraska (7-17, 2-11). Earlier this season, UW connected on a school-record 18 three-pointers in a 82-68 victory over Fred Hoiberg's team in Madison. 

In midst of a nine-game losing streak, point guard Cam Mack and the Huskers hope to snap the skid in some friendly confines.

Follow along in the game thread below and give your thoughts in the comments thread! AllBadgers.com will provide analysis at each media timeout and halftime!

Game Previews

Pregame

FIRST HALF

First Media Timeout

Badgers and Huskers tied at 7-7 with 15:43 to play in the first half, but Nebraska heading to the line after the media timeout. Reuvers with five early points but two quick fouls in the first 4:17 of the game.

Second Media Timeout

Second media timeout. Huskers lead Badgers 15-12 at the 11:56 mark. Nebraska shooting 50% (6-of-12), Wisconsin just 33.3% (5-of-15). UW only 2 of 8 from three-point range.

Third Media Timeout

Another media timeout. Wisconsin trailing Nebraska 26-22 with 7:58 to play before the half. Huskers shooting 58.8% from the field, including hitting their last four buckets. Potter and Davison each with seven points for the Badgers. 

Final Media Timeout

Final media timeout of the first half. Wisconsin trails Nebraska 33-31 with 3:33 to play before the intermission. Potter with 11 points, four rebounds with Reuvers in early foul trouble. Huskers outscoring Badgers in the pain 18-14.

HALFTIME: Wisconsin 39, Nebraska 38

SECOND HALF

First Media Timeout

Badgers now up 51-45 with 15:06 to play. The redshirt junior guard now has nine points (3-of-4 from three-point range), three rebounds and three assists.

Second Media Timeout

Badgers now lead by 14 at 62-48 with 11:41 to play. Trice with 15 points (all on 3s) three rebounds, four assists; Davison with 18 points. Potter and Reuvers with 13 and 11 points, respectively.

Third Media Timeout

Badgers have not scored in over two minutes but still hold a 65-54 lead with 7:55 to play. Davison and Trice combining for 36 points, 10 three-pointers and eight assists.

Last Media Timeout

Badgers lead the Huskers 73-59 with 3:22 to play. Brad Davison with a season-high 27 on 10-of-16 shooting with five rebounds and four assists. Wisconsin currently 66.7% shooting from three-point range in the second half,

Comments (1)
BuckyFan11
BuckyFan11

Anybody else worried about this end of the game. Team hasn't scored in two minutes?


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