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Game notes: Wisconsin 58, No. 20 Penn State 49

The Road Warriors did it again. They went on the road and upset another ranked team.

NCAA Basketball: Wisconsin at Penn State Matthew OHaren-USA TODAY Sports

Here are some fun facts, courtesy of the UW Athletic Department, on the Wisconsin Badgers huge win on the road against the Penn State Nittany Lions on Saturday afternoon.

  • Wisconsin defeated Penn State for the 13th-consecutive time, dating back to 2011.
  • This is Wisconsin’s longest active winning streak against a conference opponent and second longest all-time...after the Illinois winning streak that ended earlier this week.
  • The Badgers won at Penn State for the eighth-consecutive time, the school’s longest road winning streak against a Big Ten opponent. The second longest streak is also still active...against Illinois!
  • This is the sixth road win over a top-25 team in five seasons under head coach Greg Gard.
  • UW is the first visiting team to win at the Bryce-Jordan Center this season, snapping Penn State’s 13-game home winning streak.
  • Wisconsin opened the game holding Penn State without a point for the first 8:36 of the game, the Badgers’ longest opponent scoreless streak since holding Purdue without a point for a stretch of 8:38 on Feb. 15, 2018.
NCAA Basketball: Wisconsin at Penn State Matthew OHaren-USA TODAY Sports
  • The Badgers have now held their opponent under 50 points in three of their last five games.
  • Junior F Micah Potter scored a career-high 24 points (9-14 FGs), including 18 in the first half. He also posted a career-best 13 rebounds. He knocked down a career-high four three-pointers, going 4-for-6 from downtown.
  • Sophomore G Kobe King tied a career-high with four assists.
  • Junior G Brad Davison finished with 11 points and a career-high 13 rebounds. This was also Davison’s first career double-double.