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Phil Mitten

Managing Editor

Phil joined B5Q as its basketball editor in September 2010 after three and a half years running Hoops Marinara, a Wisconsin basketball blog. Basketball recruiting and graphic design are his specialties. Wisconsin beating Duke at the Kohl Center in 2009 is probably one of the greatest things that's ever happened to him.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Arizona Q&A: B5Q grills Arizona Desert Swarm

Jay Bilas picked Wisconsin over Arizona, so what's there to worry about? Let's see what an Arizona blogger has to say about tonight's Elite 8 matchup between the Badgers and Wildcats.

Baylor Sweet 16 Q&A: B5Q grills Our Daily Bears

Think Wisconsin and Baylor are polar opposites? Not quite. From pace to efficiency to wild possessions featuring three offensive rebounds then a clutch 3-pointer to save the season ... the Badgers...

Oregon Q&A: B5Q grills Addicted To Quack

Much like Wisconsin, seventh-seeded Oregon put a midseason swoon behind it and is now operating its fast-paced offense like a well-oiled machine. It will be a clash of wills Saturday evening as the...

Wisconsin demolishes American, 75-35

Well, that was a lot of fun. Let's do it again Saturday, eh? Time TBA.

American Q&A: B5Q grills Mid-Major Madness

For Thursday only, living the American Dream is a bad thing. A Patriot League expert weighs in on what makes UW's first-round opponent, the American Eagles, potentially troublesome.

VOTE: Wisconsin's turning point in 2014

A handful of games stand out as defining moments that contributed to Wisconsin's success this season. Which one was the ultimate turning point for the Badgers?

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GAME THREAD: #22 Michigan State vs. #12 Wisconsin

In a rematch of a February thriller, Wisconsin faces Michigan State for the right to play in the Big Ten Tournament championship. Can the Badgers keep rolling?

Wisconsin-Minnesota rivalry resumes

The Badgers debut their new uniforms against an old foe in Indianapolis. After splitting the regular season series with the Gophers, the winner of this rubber match advances to Saturday's...

Nick Rakocevic - F (2016)

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Prospect Profile for 2016 Wisconsin basketball recruiting target Nick Rakocevic

A glimpse ahead: Who's next in 2014-15

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Which new faces will make an impact on the 2014-15 season? Don't forget those redshirts.

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