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Badgers Hoops 2013

Iowa Q&A Pt Deux: B5Q grills BHGP on the rematch

Is it Bo Ryan's turn for a technical? Ross from BHGP shares his thoughts as Iowa and Wisconsin each gun for a first-round bye in the Big Ten tournament and an outside chance at a league title. Tune in to ESPN2 at 11 a.m. Saturday to watch it unfold.

Big Ten trends, adjusted efficiency margins

The rich get richer.

Badgers continue climb in polls, bracketology

For the first time this season, zero Big Ten teams made the AP poll's top 10.

Frank Kaminsky carries Wisconsin past Michigan

One of Frank Kaminsky's finest performances gave Wisconsin a fantastic win in Michigan.

GAME THREAD: No. 21 Wisconsin vs. No. 15 Michigan

With a Big Ten-best three-game winning streak on the line, can the Badgers survive in Michigan?

Michigan Q&A: B5Q grills UM Hoops

Proving last month's defensive breakdown against Michigan was a fluke will be a tall task for Wisconsin on Sunday in Ann Arbor. The nationally televised showdown begins at high noon on CBS.

Ben Brust leads Badgers against Minnesota

The Badgers gain momentum with a 78-70 win over the Gophers going into their all-important road swing.

GAME THREAD: Minnesota vs. No. 21 Wisconsin

Riding a Big Ten-best two-game (!) winning streak, the Badgers also have a shot at redemption vs. the Gophers.

3 Thoughts from Section 103: Michigan St. edition

Nigel Hayes could be the front-runner for the Big Ten's Sixth Man of the Year award after his performance against Michigan State, a game in which another dramatic Traevon Jackson dagger capped a sloppy home-court victory on national television.

Jackson's jumper carries UW past MSU

In one of the most anticipated games of the season, the Badgers went back and forth with the Spartans before Traevon Jackson clinched the win.

GAME THREAD: No. 9 Michigan State vs. Wisconsin

In quite possibly the most anticipated game of the season, Wisconsin has a chance to control how the rest of the season unfolds.

3 keys to beating Michigan State

Wisconsin welcomes Sparty to Madison for what should be another Bo Ryan-Tom Izzo classic.

Michigan State Q&A: B5Q grills The Only Colors

We ask a seasoned Spartan hoops blogger for his takes on Michigan State's injury-riddled, yet successful season and whether MSU is now a football school. Tip off between Wisconsin and Michigan State is set for Sunday at high noon (CST) on CBS.

Badgers get back on track, down Illini

Wisconsin notched its seventh straight win over Illinois with a 75-63 win Tuesday night in Champaign.

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Illinois

Please don't lose to Illinois.

Has Wisconsin bottomed out yet?

Can Wisconsin recover from its recent stumbles in time to score some more signature wins? Beating Iowa at home was crucial when you re-examine the supposed marquee wins in the non-conference schedule.

Badgers fall out of AP Top 25

At least we have the coaches poll?

UW falls to OSU, drops 3rd straight home game

All of a sudden, the Kohl Center "mystique" is drawn into question.

GAME THREAD: Ohio State vs. Wisconsin

Not long ago, this looked like a top-five matchup. Now, the Badgers and Buckeyes are largely just trying to find their way.

Is it time to hit the Panic Switch?

After a bad loss (Wisconsin's fourth loss in its last five), is the era of good feelings over for Badger basketball?

Badgers go cold, suffer brutal loss to Wildcats

In one of the most miserable outings in recent memory, Wisconsin gave Northwestern its first-ever win at the Kohl Center.

GAME THREAD: Northwestern vs. Wisconsin

After picking up a win over Purdue, can Wisconsin compile another winning streak?

Wisconsin snaps skid, takes down Purdue

The Badgers ended their three-game losing streak and managed just its third win at Mackey Arena since 1972. A balanced offense and improved defense got the trick done.

GAME THREAD: No. 9 Wisconsin vs. Purdue

Can the Badgers finally get back on track?

Purdue Q&A: B5Q grills Hammer and Rails

Mackey Arena has always been an unforgiving venue for Wisconsin, and now a promising season hangs in the balance. T-Mill from Hammer and Rails gives us the scoop on AJ Hammons and a new batch of Boiler freshmen.

Wisconsin falls at Minnesota, drops 3rd straight

Wisconsin could not overcome Maurice Walker's career night, and now three straight games have been lost primarily from poor defensive effort.

Final: Minnesota 81, Wisconsin 68

Well, this officially stinks. Wisconsin laid a total egg at the Barn, allowing Minnesota to shoot nearly 60 percent from the field en route to its third straight loss.

Minnesota Q&A: B5Q grills The Daily Gopher

Wisconsin is entering must-win territory as it heads to Minnesota for the first of two Big Ten road games this week. We hit up The Daily Gopher to help preview Wednesday night's clash, which is scheduled for BTN's 8 p.m. slot.

Badgers struggle back home, drop 2nd straight

For the second time this week, Wisconsin was unable to overcome early subpar play against a top Big Ten foe.

Final: Michigan 77, Wisconsin 70

Well, that was no fun. Wisconsin showed few signs of life before the game's final 10 minutes, and that was naturally too little, too late.

Michigan Q&A: B5Q grills Maize N Brew

Wisconsin tries to bounce back from its first loss of the season, hosting Michigan at 5 p.m. Saturday in the friendly confines of the Kohl Center. We asked a Wolverine blogger how Big Blue has been coping in the post-Trey Burke (and post-McGary) era.

Wisconsin falls to Indiana for first loss

Wisconsin fell to 16-1, failing to extend its win streak vs. Indiana to 13 games.