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GAME THREAD: Wisconsin Badgers at No. 14 Syracuse Orange

Wisconsin faces undefeated Syracuse in only the fourth meeting in program history. Both teams are looking to bounce back from losses in last season's Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

Graphic: Phil Mitten
Graphic: Phil Mitten

To keep its head above .500 during this tough non-conference stretch, all Wisconsin (4-3) has to do is win in front of 25,000 fans at the Carrier Dome, where Syracuse (6-0) is you know, pretty good. For the second straight game, the Badgers are heavy underdogs on the road.

Projected Starting Lineups

Wisconsin Pos. Syracuse
Ethan Happ, Fr. F DaJuan Coleman, Sr.
Vitto Brown, Jr. F Tyler Roberson, Jr.
Nigel Hayes, Jr. F Michael Gbinije, Sr.
Zak Showalter, Jr. G Malachi Richardson, Fr.
Bronson Koenig, Jr. G Trevor Cooney, Sr.

KenPom win probability: 29% (68-63 L) 62 possessions

Broadcast Info

TV: ESPN2 (Dave Pasch, Jim Calhoun, Andy Katz)
Radio: Badger Radio Network (Matt Lepay, Mike Lucas), Sirius/XM ch. 84

Links you might like:

* Syracuse Basketball: Fun With Advanced Statistics (Week 1)
* Bronson Koenig, Nigel Hayes adjust to new role as leaders
* Syracuse University Statement Regarding NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee Decision

* Game Notes: Wisconsin | Syracuse