Here we go again with another Big Ten West division elimination game. The #19 Northwestern Wildcats are 4-0 and in the division driver's seat. The #10 Wisconsin Badgers come in undefeated, but having played just two games, and they really can't afford to lose at all, because if they have one more game postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, they will be ineligible for the … [Read more...] about #10 Wisconsin Badgers at #19 Northwestern Wildcats Game Preview
Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of one of the greatest upsets in recent college football history. The unranked Illinois Fighting Illini entered as a 30.5 point underdog to the visiting #6 Wisconsin Badgers. You know how it ended- Illini placekicker and Irishman James McCourt booted the game winning field goal that made Illinois 24–23 victors in the waning … [Read more...] about One Year After Historic Upset, Illini Huge Underdogs to Wisconsin Again
Three different quarterbacks started for the Wisconsin Badgers in 2012 and the very same situation could arrise in 2013. Last year it was Danny O'Brien (has since transfered to a D2 school) who beat out current Badgers Joel Stave and Curt Phillips for the role of starting quarterback at the end of fall camp. This time around, Stave and Phillips try to fend off a talented … [Read more...] about Good Guy/Bad Guy with the Wisconsin Badgers QB battle
Who knew that the University of Wisconsin would become one of the best factories for NFL prospects, it's surely come a long way in the last twenty years. The Badgers nine top-75 picks over the last three years are as many as Ohio State, Nebraska and Michigan combined. The only two schools in the nation with more top-75 picks over that span are Alabama (13) and LSU … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Badgers 2013 NFL Draft Rewind
In an attempt to improve his woeful free throw percentage, Wisconsin Badgers starting forward Ryan Evans decided to change up his free throw shooting style a bit. Channeling former NBA pros Hal Greer and Rick Barry, Evans decided to take a step back from the charity stripe and throw up a jump shot. On the two occasions he was at the line in a 77-46 drubbing of Nebraska, … [Read more...] about Wisconsin’s Ryan Evans goes with the unorthodox jump shot free throw
With only 2.4 seconds left on the clock, Wisconsin Badgers junior guard Ben Brust made one of the most memorable shots in the history of the program. Brust took an inbound pass from teammate Mike Bruesewitz at half-court, turned the corner and hit a game-tying 40 foot running jump-shot at the buzzer with a Michigan defender draped all over him. Not only did he hit one of the … [Read more...] about Wisconsin’s Ben Brust may be the Badgers most important player by a longshot
Another trip to Pasadena and another loss to a great team at the Rose Bowl. Stanford came into the game as one of the best-rounded teams in the country and left with a 20-14 win. To get there, the Cardinal had to fight off a tough Wisconsin Badgers team who despite five losses proved they can stick with one anyone in the country. … [Read more...] about Third time not a charm as Wisconsin Badgers lose Rose Bowl to a great Stanford team
Story-lines run thick in the 99th installment of the Rose Bowl between the #8 Stanford Cardinal and Wisconsin Badgers. The Badgers are playing in their third straight Rose Bowl and look to hall-of-fame coach Barry Alvarez to improve upon his perfect 3-0 record in Pasasdena. Stanford enters the game on a three-game streak in BCS Bowls (Fiesta in 2011 and Orange in 2010) as … [Read more...] about Can the Wisconsin Badgers pull off the ultimate upset in Pasadena?