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March Madness 2015

Top 10 best moments of Wisconsin's 2014-15 season

All in all, this was an amazing, unforgettable, completely remarkable season of Badgers basketball, wasn't it?

Thoughts on Wisconsin-Duke: I need sleep.

I'm tired. I'm emotional.

Final thoughts on Monday's loss, the season

Our writers have at least one more roundtable in them, discussing Monday's loss and what they'll remember about this team.

Post-NCAA championship talk and what's next

What a season by the Badgers. Here's what's next for Wisconsin, with a little spring football talk mixed in.

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Adams: Officials didn't see angle fans saw at home

"We never saw on our monitor what everybody saw at home, if you can believe that." --NCAA Head of Officials John Adams on the controversial replay, where after Badgers sophomore guard Bronson Koenig missed his layup and fought Duke sophomore forward Justise Winslow for the inbounds. Apparently, the officials did not see the CBS angle that showed the ball going off Winslow. The call proved pivotal, as Duke nailed a three-pointer in the possession after, giving them an eight-point lead. Listen to the full two minutes about Adams discussing the situation and his admission more.

5 thoughts at the end of the road

Five thoughts after the Wisconsin Badgers' season ended in the national championship game against the Duke Blue Devils.

Badgers grapple with national title heartbreak

The Wisconsin Badgers made brilliant strides this season, but Monday night's loss stings nonetheless.

Dekker unsure of future; Hayes says he'll return

After Monday's national championship game loss to Duke, Wisconsin's Sam Dekker said he was unsure if he would enter the NBA draft or return, while Nigel Hayes said he'd be back.

Thank you, Badgers

Wisconsin fell just shy of the national championship, but that's the thing -- this season was incredible.

Badgers fall just short in national championship

The stage was set and Wisconsin looked poised to take it. But it wasn't to be, as the Blue Devils pulled out a 68-63 win in the NCAA tournament championship.

Badgers tweet support to team after 68-63 loss

Despite the loss, many Badgers tweeted out their pride to their alma mater.

National Championship Game Thread

Believe it, folks. Wisconsin is favored over Duke in a National championship game. Now Badger up!

Update from Indy: One game to go

A quick update from Indy, where the Wisconsin Badgers seem at ease as the national championship approaches.

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Video: This is the best possible pump-up material for tonight

A loyal B5Q Facebook follower shared this video with us, and it's freaking incredible. The slow build to the end of the game, with Badger fan celebrations ranging from "OH GOD I CAN'T WATCH THIS" faces to teary-eyed "I love you's," is straight-up awesome. Bona fide pump-up material for tonight's NCAA championship game against Duke.

National championship preview, prediction

After a program-changing victory over Kentucky, Wisconsin faces Duke for the NCAA tournament championship. Can the Badgers keep the magic rolling?

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Wisconsin has the talent to match its success

These Badgers aren't the Badgers of old.

Badgers still themselves during Sunday presser

Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers were just themselves during Sunday's press conference, which bodes well heading into Monday's national championship matchup Duke.

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Video: Butch Ryan wanted Duke, now gets his wish

In a SportsCenter interview with Andy Katz on Sunday, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan reminisces about a story from 1998, when the Ryan coached UW-Platteville squad went 30-0 and won the Division III national championship. Ryan recalls that after the game, his late father, Butch, who passed away in August 2013, held up a sign that read, "Bring on Duke," while the team was taking its championship picture. Coincidence? Maybe. The Badgers face the Blue Devils for the 2015 national championship on Monday night.

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Badgers fans pack the hotel after win

Incredible. This is the reception that greeted the Badgers when they returned to their hotel in Indianapolis after defeating Kentucky on Saturday night. We knew Wisconsin fans traveled well, but damn -- this is incredible. Here's another view.

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Aaron Harrison utters remark about Frank Kaminsky

Kentucky's Andrew Harrison appeared to utter an unkind remark about Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky when a reporter asked Karl-Anthony Towns about Kaminsky's 20-point, 11-rebound performance. It seems like a heat-of-the-moment thing, sure, but Harrison's gotta know better.

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Otto the G.O.A.T. leads UW's locker room celebration

Check out this video from Wisconsin basketball's Twitter handle of the post-game celebration in their locker room. Longtime assistant equipment manager and official scorekeeper Otto Puls led the party -- what a scene, and what a game.

Recap: UW defeats Kentucky in instant classic

The Wisconsin Badgers have done it. They're going to the national championship after defeating the 38-1 Kentucky Wildcats.



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This is the new best Frank Kaminsky GIF

Kudos to CBS Sports on this amazing gif of Frank Kaminsky from earlier in the national semifinal between Kentucky and Wisconsin. Replay this over and over again.

GAME THREAD: #1 Wisconsin vs. #1 Kentucky

Wisconsin assumes the role of America's Team as it tries to take down the undefeated, No. 1-ranked Kentucky Wildcats. FINAL FOUR BABY!

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UK-Wisky: The Irresistible Force/Immovable object

Kentucky faces its toughest team of the year this weekend in Wisconsin. The Badgers are the best Offense in America and Kentucky is the best Defense in America, something has to give

Kentucky Q&A: B5Q grills A Sea of Blue

I chatted with Glenn from A Sea of Blue to find out what it will take for Wisconsin to exact revenge on the historically good Kentucky Wildcats.

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Stop being surprised when Wisconsin wins

Wisconsin's second straight Final Four was no fluke. Bo Ryan's Badgers are officially one of college basketball's top programs.

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B5Q and ASoB Talk National Semifinals

Getting into the minds of Wisconsin fans with Bucky's 5th Quarter.

Info for Wednesday's Badgers send-off to Indy

The Badgers are heading to Indianapolis on Wednesday for their second straight Final Four berth. Here are the details for the send-off planned at the Kohl Center.

Wisconsin got weird at Tuesday's press conference

Head coach Bo Ryan and 4/5 of Wisconsin's starting lineup held court in Madison for the last time before heading off to Indianapolis for the Final Four.

Surprise: Updated Final Four odds favor Kentucky

Kentucky is still the prohibitive favorite to win the NCAA tournament, but Wisconsin has been proving doubters wrong all season.