NCAA Tournament 2013: Wisconsin vs. Ole Miss Primer

Wisconsin gets a crack at the uber-talented, kinda-crazy Marshall Henderson on Friday. - USA TODAY Sports

Here's everything you need to know about the Badgers' opening-round match-up with the Rebels.

So the bracket is set -- Wisconsin is a No. 5 seed in the West Region, and it'll be facing the No. 12 seed Ole Miss Rebels on Friday in Kansas City, Mo. Here's what you need to know in preparation for the first wonderful week of March Madness:

Game Essentials

Date: Friday, March 22

Time: 11:40 a.m. CT

Location: Spring Center, Kansas City, Mo.

TV: truTV (Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager)

Opponent SB Nation blog: Red Cub Rebellion

Ticket info (all times CT): Wisconsin's Athletic Ticket Office will be accepting requests for second-/third-round NCAA tournament tickets beginning tonight at 7 p.m., and ending Monday, March 18, at 1 p.m., online at UWBadgers.com. Ticket requests will also be accepted by phone on Monday, March 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. by calling 1-800-GO-BADGERS.

Requests will only be accepted from donors to Wisconsin Athletics and men's basketball season ticket holders. Patrons will be notified by e-mail as to the status of their request on Monday afternoon.

For UW student season ticket holders: Tickets will go on sale for the same price as donor/season ticket holder tickets beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18, and remain on sale until they sell out or until 1 p.m. on Monday, March 18 -- whichever comes first. Tickets will be sold online at UWBadgers.com, where students should login to their account.

Wisconsin-Ole Miss Notes

  • This will be the first meeting between the two teams.
  • Wisconsin has now made 15 consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament, including 12 straight under Bo Ryan. The Badgers are 25-17 all-time in the tourney, and 16-11 under Ryan.
  • Ole Miss is making its first trip to the NCAA tournament since 2002 and seventh overall. The Rebels are 3-6 all-time in the tourney.
  • The Badgers earned No. 4 seeds in each of the past three seasons. They have earned a top-six seed in nine of their 12 NCAA tournament appearances under Ryan.
  • The Rebels were a No. 9 seed in their 2002 tourney appearance, losing in the first round to No. 8 UCLA, 80-58.

Wisconsin and Ole Miss in 2012-13

  • Wisconsin finished second in the Big Ten Tournament and fourth in the regular season with a 12-6 conference record (23-11 overall).
  • Ole Miss won the SEC Tournament and finished second in the regular season with a 12-6 conference record (26-8 overall).
  • Common opponents: Florida (Wisconsin lost, 74-56, on Nov. 14, 2012; Ole Miss split the season series), Arkansas (Wisconsin won, 77-70, on Nov. 24, 2012; Ole Miss won, 76-64, on Jan. 19)

West Regional Bracket

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2012-13 Wisconsin Stats


FG 3PT FT Rebounds Misc
G M M A Pct M A Pct M A Pct Off Def Tot Ast TO Stl Blk PF PPG
Ben Brust 34 34.2 4.1 9.5 42.9 2.3 5.7 39.5 0.9 1.3 67.4 1.2 4.0 5.2 2.3 1.2 0.9 0.1 1.4 11.2
Jared Berggren 34 28.5 4.2 8.8 48.0 0.6 2.3 25.6 2.1 2.9 70.0 2.5 4.4 6.9 0.9 1.0 0.6 2.1 1.5 11.1
Ryan Evans 34 29.1 4.2 10.5 39.9 0.1 0.7 8.3 1.8 4.3 42.8 2.1 5.3 7.4 2.0 1.6 0.7 0.8 1.9 10.2
Sam Dekker 34 22.4 3.3 6.9 48.1 1.4 3.5 40.7 1.4 2.0 68.1 1.2 2.2 3.4 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.4 1.2 9.4
Traevon Jackson 34 27.6 2.4 6.4 38.0 0.6 2.1 28.8 1.4 1.9 76.6 0.4 2.1 2.4 2.8 2.1 1.0 0.2 2.1 6.9
Mike Bruesewitz 32 27.8 2.2 5.4 40.5 0.9 3.2 28.2 1.2 1.7 69.1 1.6 3.7 5.3 1.8 1.4 0.9 0.2 2.5 6.5
Frank Kaminsky 31 10.3 1.4 3.0 44.7 0.5 1.5 31.1 1.1 1.4 76.7 0.6 1.1 1.7 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.5 1.2 4.2
George Marshall 34 16.0 1.4 4.0 35.8 1.0 2.8 37.2 0.3 0.5 62.5 0.1 0.6 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.0 1.4 4.2
Zak Showalter 22 6.7 0.5 1.3 37.9 0.1 0.5 20.0 0.6 0.9 68.4 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.8 1.7
Dan Fahey 10 2.8 0.3 0.6 50.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.6 83.3 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 1.1
Zach Bohannon 17 4.7 0.4 0.9 46.7 0.1 0.3 40.0 0.1 0.4 16.7 0.5 0.8 1.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 1.0
Evan Anderson 12 3.2 0.3 0.6 57.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 100.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.8
Jordan Smith 10 2.1 0.3 1.0 30.0 0.1 0.7 14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.7
J.D. Wise 9 1.4 0.1 0.3 33.3 0.1 0.1 100.0 0.2 0.2 100.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.6

2012-13 Ole Miss Stats


FG 3PT FT Rebounds Misc
G M M A Pct M A Pct M A Pct Off Def Tot Ast TO Stl Blk PF PPG
Marshall Henderson 34 31.3 5.7 14.9 38.5 3.9 10.8 35.7 4.7 5.4 88.0 0.4 2.6 3.1 1.7 2.0 1.4 0.0 1.7 20.1
Murphy Holloway 34 31.1 6.0 10.8 55.7 0.0 0.2 12.5 2.6 4.7 54.4 3.5 6.2 9.6 1.3 2.1 1.6 0.7 2.4 14.6
Reginald Buckner 34 28.4 3.5 5.9 59.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6 4.6 55.8 3.1 4.4 7.4 0.8 1.5 1.1 2.7 3.3 9.5
Jarvis Summers 32 26.7 2.9 7.3 39.7 0.5 1.4 34.8 2.7 3.9 68.8 0.3 1.4 1.8 3.7 1.6 1.0 0.2 2.4 9.0
Nick Williams 32 25.6 3.1 8.0 38.4 0.8 2.9 28.7 1.1 1.3 81.4 0.5 2.2 2.7 1.4 0.7 0.7 0.1 1.8 8.1
LaDarius White 34 20.8 2.4 6.0 40.2 0.8 2.2 36.0 0.9 1.3 66.7 0.4 2.5 2.9 1.2 1.4 0.6 0.3 1.4 6.5
Derrick Millinghaus 31 14.4 1.8 5.1 34.6 0.7 2.1 32.8 1.4 1.8 76.4 0.2 1.2 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.0 1.0 5.6
Aaron Jones 20 16.9 1.5 2.7 55.6 0.1 0.2 33.3 0.4 0.8 50.0 1.8 2.3 4.1 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.6 2.0 3.5
Anthony Perez 28 6.8 0.6 1.8 32.0 0.2 0.9 23.1 0.4 0.5 78.6 0.6 1.0 1.6 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.2 1.0 1.8
Martavious Newby 24 6.3 0.5 1.8 31.0 0.0 0.8 5.6 0.5 0.7 76.5 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.0 0.7 1.7
Demarco Cox 7 6.3 0.6 1.9 30.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.6 75.0 0.3 0.9 1.1 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.4 1.6
Terry Brutus 25 9.1 0.6 1.0 62.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 40.0 0.8 1.0 1.8 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.0 1.0 1.4
Will Norman 3 1.7 0.3 0.3 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7
Cade Peeper 4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0


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