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Badgers Hoops 2013

Badgers welcomed back home at Kohl Center

After reaching their first Final Four since 2000, the Badgers were welcomed back in Madison by a crowd of more than 10,000 people.

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Bo Ryan, ladies and gentlemen

Not much comment needed here.

Wisconsin defeats Arizona, heads to Final Four

The Badgers are headed to their first Final Four since 2000.

Aaron Rodgers joins Badgers' celebration again

This guy.

Info on Sunday's Kohl Center welcome party

Fans can welcome the Badgers at the Kohl Center beginning at 3 p.m. CT Sunday.

Final score: Wisconsin 64, Arizona 63

The Badgers are headed to their first Final Four since 2000.

ELITE EIGHT GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Arizona

The Badgers are one win away from the Final Four. Can they get there with a win over Arizona?

Arizona Q&A: B5Q grills Arizona Desert Swarm

Jay Bilas picked Wisconsin over Arizona, so what's there to worry about? Let's see what an Arizona blogger has to say about tonight's Elite 8 matchup between the Badgers and Wildcats.

Badgers roll past Baylor, advance to Elite Eight

The Badgers are back in the Elite Eight after a rousing, thorough defeat of the Baylor Bears. Wisconsin will face Arizona Saturday at 7:49 p.m. CT on TBS.

Aaron Rodgers celebrates with the Badgers

The most Wisconsin celebration ever, until Giannis shows up.

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Bo Ryan's face next to Aaron Rodgers is too much

Not much more to say.
UPDATE: We have video, too.

Final score: Wisconsin 69, Baylor 52

Even with the majority of the week off, the Badgers continued to roll and outplayed Baylor by a wide margin to advance to their first Elite Eight since 2005.

SWEET 16 GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Baylor

Finally, we're back to basketball. Can Wisconsin get past Baylor for another Elite Eight berth? Come watch with us!

Sweet 16 preview: Q&A with ESPN's Rece Davis

The ESPN "College GameDay" host took time out of his busy schedule to speak with B5Q about his thoughts on the first week of the NCAA tournament, what the Badgers can do in the West region and his Final Four picks.

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The Wisconsin State Journal's Sweet 16 cartoon is quite good


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Luke Winn's Sweet 16 rankings have the Badgers 7th

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Wisconsin's history in the Big Dance

This is pretty cool, and I'd love to see even more: a trip through The Badger Herald front-page history. Shoutout to Tracy Webster!

Baylor Sweet 16 Q&A: B5Q grills Our Daily Bears

Think Wisconsin and Baylor are polar opposites? Not quite. From pace to efficiency to wild possessions featuring three offensive rebounds then a clutch 3-pointer to save the season ... the Badgers and Bears are comrades in many ways.

Podcast: Sweet 16 preview, recap from Milwaukee

With comments from Ben Brust, Sam Dekker and Traevon Jackson, Jake and Scott preview the Sweet 16 as Wisconsin prepares to take on Baylor.

Lessons learned from the tournament's 1st weekend

A trip to beatdown city and a heartstopping win have shown that this might be a year where something special happens. Then again...

Wisconsin vs. Oregon highlights


Ben Brust clinches UW's three-point record

With a three-pointer late in Saturday's victory, Ben Brust became Wisconsin's all-time leading three-point scorer.

Wisconsin survives Oregon, advances to Sweet 16

After one of the most thrilling games in recent memory, the Badgers await their latest Sweet 16 matchup.

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Oregon

Wisconsin's first NCAA Tournament game was a breeze, aside from a minor, early speed bump. Saturday night vs. Oregon should be different.

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#KARMA t-shirts are now for sale

Kudos to @WesleyOnline and @BTNBrentYarina for the find at the State & Lake Clothing Co. location right across from the University Bookstore. My first-blush reaction was, "Wow, really?" My second-blush reaction was that I'm surprised it took this long. My third-blush reaction was that I wonder if these will fly off the shelves, or if we're all beyond that except for the timely #BERT tweet. Thoughts?

Oregon Q&A: B5Q grills Addicted To Quack

Much like Wisconsin, seventh-seeded Oregon put a midseason swoon behind it and is now operating its fast-paced offense like a well-oiled machine. It will be a clash of wills Saturday evening as the Badgers try to leave Milwaukee with a flourish.

NCAA Tournament Day 1 highlights

Wisconsin rolled by American Thursday, nearly erasing all memory of a troublesome slow start.

Wisconsin runs away from American in opener

A slow start was put far, far into the rearview mirror once Wisconsin mounted a 65-18 run over the game's final 30 minutes.

Wisconsin demolishes American, 75-35

Well, that was a lot of fun. Let's do it again Saturday, eh? Time TBA.

American Q&A: B5Q grills Mid-Major Madness

For Thursday only, living the American Dream is a bad thing. A Patriot League expert weighs in on what makes UW's first-round opponent, the American Eagles, potentially troublesome.

NCAA Tournament West Region breakdown

With many similar-looking teams and several squads that struggle to get stops, there's plenty of guesswork going around regarding the West.

VOTE: Wisconsin's turning point in 2014

A handful of games stand out as defining moments that contributed to Wisconsin's success this season. Which one was the ultimate turning point for the Badgers?