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Mike Fiammetta

Managing Editor

Editor of Bucky's 5th Quarter since September 2012. After four years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including two as the sports editor of the nation's largest independent student newspaper, The Badger Herald, I'm furthering my passion for college sports with SB Nation. I've also worked for MLB.com as an associate reporter covering the Washington Nationals in 2012, as well as InsideFootball.com covering the New York Giants during the 2011 Super Bowl season. My work has been found on the websites of the New York Times, ESPN and MLB.com. You can find me on Twitter @mikefiammetta.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Final score: Wisconsin 64, Arizona 63

The Badgers are headed to their first Final Four since 2000.

Friday's TV schedule

After Thursday's thrilling win over Baylor, Wisconsin gets the day off on Friday. Which Sweet 16 games will you be watching?

Aaron Rodgers celebrates with the Badgers

The most Wisconsin celebration ever, until Giannis shows up.

Bo Ryan's face next to Aaron Rodgers is too much

Not much more to say.
UPDATE: We have video, too.

Final score: Wisconsin 69, Baylor 52

Even with the majority of the week off, the Badgers continued to roll and outplayed Baylor by a wide margin to advance to their first Elite Eight since 2005.

B5Q Bracket Challenge Sweet 16 standings

ChristianR's Cool Bracket has the slimmest of leads in this year's bracket pool. Buckle up, folks.

Luke Winn's SI.com Sweet 16 rankings have the Badgers 7th

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Or perhaps more accurately, Winn has Wisconsin has the seventh-most likely Sweet 16 team to win the national championship. This table is an interesting look at the teams that excel in both halfcourt and transition defense. Of all the Sweet 16 teams that don't apply full-court pressure, the Badgers have the smallest drop-off.

Wisconsin's history in the Big Dance

This is pretty cool, and I'd love to see even more: a trip through The Badger Herald front-page history. Shoutout to Tracy Webster!

Pay increase for Gary Andersen announced

Gary Andersen will receive a $300,000 bump in pay as part of a five-year compensation package announced by UW on Monday.

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