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.


Nick Rakocevic - F (2016)


Prospect Profile for 2016 Wisconsin basketball recruiting target Nick Rakocevic

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


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

Badgers drop season finale to red-hot Huskers

With the No. 2 seed in the Big Ten tournament wrapped up beforehand, Wisconsin did not have as much to play for as Nebraska. And it showed.

Nebraska Q&A: B5Q grills Corn Nation

Cornhuskers correspondent David McGee says Sunday's contest with Wisconsin might be the biggest home game in Nebraska history. Welp, get ready, Bucky.

Wisconsin unleashes new uniforms for postseason

What say you, Badger fans? Do you like the new March look put together by Adidas? Check them out and vote.

Purdue preview: Senior Night is here

Wisconsin's final home game of the season isn't about sweeping Purdue or avenging last year's Senior Day loss. It's about staying the course and building on the lessons learned through a long season.

Wisconsin escapes Happy Valley with 7th straight

Clutch free throw shooting and timely three-pointers helped the surging Badgers survive a dogfight with Penn State, 71-66, on Sunday afternoon.

Penn State Q&A: B5Q grills Black Shoe Diaries

Wisconsin finally hooks up with Penn State, the underdog fresh off a season sweep of Ohio State. With a bye in the B1G tourney in sight, the Badgers cannot afford the suffer a letdown as the...

3 Thoughts from Section 103: Indiana edition

Tuesday was a return to the status quo for Wisconsin versus Tom Crean's Hoosiers. Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky led the way, but Ben Brust was the spark.

UW grabs huge road win at Iowa with gritty finish

Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker combined to outscore Iowa's starting front court 36-8 as the Badgers swept the Hawkeyes with an impressive 79-74 win in Iowa City.

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