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Dan Sanger

The last non-conference home game of the 2018-19 regular season takes place on Saturday for the Wisconsin Badgers as they welcome the Grambling State Tigers to Madison.

Still ranked No. 16 in the latest AP poll, Wisconsin (9-2, 2-0 Big Ten) returns to action after a lengthy break from the court. The Badgers look to tame another set of Tigers after a hot shooting performance led to a 101-60 victory over Savannah State on Dec. 13.

Grambling State (6-6) rides a two-game winning streak heading into the Kohl Center. With some Wisconsin connections, three Tigers hail from inside the Badger State:

When and where is the game?

Wisconsin and Grambling State will tip off at 11 a.m. CT at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.

How can I watch?

The game will be broadcast on BTN with Chris Vosters and Ben Brust on the call.

How can I stream the game online?

Via BTN2Go.com and the FOX Sports mobile app

How can I listen to it on the radio?

On the Badger Sports Network, where you’ll find the team of Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas. Head to BadgerSportsNetwork.com to find it. You can also listen on iHeartRadio (iOS/Android/desktop) by searching “WIBA.”

Wisconsin’s possible starters

  • Redshirt sophomore guard D’Mitrik Trice: 16.1 points per game, 4.0 rebounds per game, 2.8 assists per game; second in nation in shooting three-pointers at 55.6 percent (35 of 63)
  • Senior forward Khalil Iverson: 5.1 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game, 1.2 assists per game
  • Redshirt senior forward Ethan Happ: 19.2 points per game, 10.8 rebounds per game. 5.0 assists per game
  • Sophomore guard Brad Davison: 9.4 points per game, 2.8 rebounds per game, 1.9 assists per game
  • Sophomore forward Nate Reuvers: 7.2 points per game, 2.4 rebounds per game, 1.1 assists per game

Grambling State team stats

  • Points per game: 73.2
  • Opponents’ points per game: 70.3
  • Field goal percentage: 45.1 (315 for 699)
  • Opponent field goal percentage: 39.4 (276 for 700)
  • Three-point percentage: 39.5 (70 for 177)
  • Free throw percentage: 66.2
  • KenPom.com team rank: 279 (out of 353)
  • KenPom.com adjusted offensive efficiency: 95.4 (312th in nation)
  • KenPom.com adjusted defensive efficiency: 104.5 (207th in nation)

Potential Tigers starters

  • Junior forward Dallas Polk-Hilliard: 13.2 points per game; 6.0 rebounds per game; has scored in double figures in 11 of 12 games
  • Junior guard Ivy Smith, Jr.: 11.2 points per game; 5.1 assists per game in 10 contests
  • Junior guard Anthony Gaston: 5.8 points per game; 2.3 rebounds per game
  • Junior center Travon Bunch: 5.3 points per game; 4.1 rebounds per game
  • Junior forward Devante Jackson: 7.5 points per game; 3.9 rebounds per game

Update, Dec. 22, 10:53 a.m. CT: We updated the article just to confirm this is the last non-conference home game. Apologies on the earlier typo.