A pair of undefeated teams meet in the next round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament on Thanksgiving, as the Wisconsin Badgers and Oklahoma Sooners both look to advance to the championship game.
Wisconsin (4–0) fought through early turnovers and poor second-half shooting en route to a 62–46 win over Stanford on Wednesday. Ethan Happ tied for a game-high in points (16) and rebounds (12), while Nate Reuvers tied a single-game school record with nine blocks.
Oklahoma defeated Florida 65–60 to advance to the semifinal matchup on Wednesday. Senior guard Christian James currently leads the team in scoring (21.5 points per game), while sophomore forward Brady Manek is averaging a double-double with 11.5 points and 11 rebounds through four games.
Oklahoma has shot 45.8 percent from the field and 37.2 from three-point range this season.
This will be the 10th meeting all-time between the two programs, with Wisconsin currently leading 5–4. The last time the schools met, the Badgers handed the Sooners a 90–70 loss at the Kohl Center on Dec. 3, 2016.
When and where is the game?
Wisconsin and Stanford will tip off at 12:30 p.m. CT at the Imperial Ballroom in Paradise Island, Bahamas.
How can I watch?
The game will be broadcast on ESPN with Jon Sciambi assigned to play-by-play duties and Dan Dakich as the analyst.
How can I stream the game online?
How can I listen to it on the radio?
On the Badger Sports Network, where you’ll find the team of Jon Arias and Andy North. Head to BadgerSportsNetwork.com to find it. You can also listen on iHeartRadio (iOS/Android/desktop) by searching “WIBA.”
Wisconsin’s likely starters
- Redshirt sophomore guard D’Mitrik Trice: 17.8 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, 2.25 assists per game
- Senior forward Khalil Iverson: 5.5 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game, 1.25 assists per game
- Redshirt senior forward Ethan Happ: 17.8 points per game, 12.0 rebounds per game. 5.75 assists per game
- Sophomore guard Brad Davison: 12.3 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, 2.0 assists per game
- Sophomore forward Nate Reuvers: 7.8 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 0.75 assists per game