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Phil joined B5Q as its basketball editor in September 2010 after three and a half years running Hoops Marinara, a cryptically-titled Wisconsin basketball blog. Keeping up with basketball recruiting is his passion ... and burden.

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Michigan

It's Senior Day in Madison as Wisconsin closes out its home schedule against the Michigan Wolverines.

Michigan preview: Role reversal for Wisconsin

The Badgers are now the hunted, as the Wolverines seek to strengthen their tourney resume Sunday evening in Madison. How will Wisconsin respond after an emotional win over Iowa?

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin at No. 8 Iowa

Wisconsin faces former Badger Jarrod Uthoff for perhaps the final time when Greg Gard's crew takes the floor in Iowa City.

Iowa Q&A: Hawkeyes a year older, wiser, better

Iowa had a week to prepare for Wisconsin, so the Badgers' conditioning will be key tonight. We go in-depth with a Hawkeye expert about what else awaits Bucky in Iowa City.

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Illinois

Wisconsin has won its last nine games against the Fightin' Illini, including a 63-55 win earlier this season.

Illinois Q&A: Is a new Illini era approaching?

Wisconsin tries to bounce back from a flat performance in East Lansing with a win over Illinois inside the friendly confines of the Kohl Center Sunday evening.

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin at No. 8 Michigan State

Wisconsin passed its last road challenge with flying colors. Can the "hottest team in America" keep it rolling in the Izzone?

Michigan St. Q&A: Deep bench propelling Spartans

The Badgers began this incredible seven-game winning streak against Michigan State exactly one month ago, so I chatted with our MSU comrade about how well the Spartans are positioned for revenge in East Lansing.

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin at No. 2 Maryland

In arguably its toughest challenge of the year, Wisconsin takes the court in College Park, Maryland as an 8.5-point underdog.

Maryland preview: How Badgers can beat the Terps

Wisconsin needs to be on its best offensive behavior Saturday. Here are three keys to attacking Maryland's top-notch defense.