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.


Michigan Q&A: B5Q grills UM Hoops

Proving last month's defensive breakdown against Michigan was a fluke will be a tall task for Wisconsin on Sunday in Ann Arbor. The nationally televised showdown begins at high noon on CBS.

3 Thoughts from Section 103: Michigan St. edition

Nigel Hayes could be the front-runner for the Big Ten's Sixth Man of the Year award after his performance against Michigan State, a game in which another dramatic Traevon Jackson dagger capped a...

Michigan State Q&A: B5Q grills The Only Colors

We ask a seasoned Spartan hoops blogger for his takes on Michigan State's injury-riddled, yet successful season and whether MSU is now a football school. Tip off between Wisconsin and Michigan...

Record Watch: Ben Brust for threeee!!!

Though he's become a more well-rounded player during his career, senior Ben Brust is a historic chucker.

Football Recruiting Archive: 2014


A comprehensive list of recruiting commitments for the Wisconsin Badgers football program in the 2014 class.

Has Wisconsin bottomed out yet?

Can Wisconsin recover from its recent stumbles in time to score some more signature wins? Beating Iowa at home was crucial when you re-examine the supposed marquee wins in the non-conference schedule.

Purdue Q&A: B5Q grills Hammer and Rails

Mackey Arena has always been an unforgiving venue for Wisconsin, and now a promising season hangs in the balance. T-Mill from Hammer and Rails gives us the scoop on AJ Hammons and a new batch of...

Minnesota Q&A: B5Q grills The Daily Gopher

Wisconsin is entering must-win territory as it heads to Minnesota for the first of two Big Ten road games this week. We hit up The Daily Gopher to help preview Wednesday night's clash, which is...

Michigan Q&A: B5Q grills Maize N Brew

Wisconsin tries to bounce back from its first loss of the season, hosting Michigan at 5 p.m. Saturday in the friendly confines of the Kohl Center. We asked a Wolverine blogger how Big Blue has been...

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