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Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 52: Breaking down Wisconsin’s five-game winning streak

Plus an interview with Aleem Ford after a big performance against Maryland.

An early week podcast with a great guest in the Wisconsin State Journal’s Jim Polzin. Here is the full breakdown:

  • [0:00-17:02] The Wisconsin Badgers sit at No. 19 in the AP Top 25 poll this week and one game out of first place in the Big Ten. We dig deeper into UW’s five-game winning streak and some trends seen during the stretch. Topics include the Badgers’ defense, Ethan Happ, contributions of role players like Brevin Pritzl, Aleem Ford and Charles Thomas; We also discuss sophomore forward Nate Reuvers’ recent games and foul trouble. To end the segment, Jim and Jake give their keys to the two road contests this week at Minnesota on Wednesday and at No. 7 Michigan this weekend.
  • [17:03-23:24] Ford talks with Jake about his 10-point performance in the home win against Maryland, working through shooting troubles, and what lies ahead against the Gophers on Wednesday.