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Wisconsin Badgers Offense Breaking Records Left and Right

Wisconsin Badgers Offense Breaking Records Left and Right
The addition of transfer quarterback Russell Wilson and blossoming of running back Montee Ball has transformed what was a very good Wisconsin Badgers offense into the most prolific unit in school history. This season, the Badgers have scored touchdowns on 61 of their 70 trips to the redzone (.871), including a perfect 5-of-5 in the... Read more »

Wisconsin Smells the Roses with 42-39 B1G Title Game Win

Wisconsin Smells the Roses with 42-39 B1G Title Game Win
For the second consecutive year, the Wisconsin Badgers are headed back to Pasadena to represent the Big Ten in the BCS Rose Bowl. The inaugural Big Ten Championship and 42-39 win over the Michigan State Spartans was a game for the ages. It included a ton of offense (816 total yards), multiple lead changes (three... Read more »

Michigan St. vs. Wisconsin: Comprehensive B1G Title Game Preview

Michigan St. vs. Wisconsin: Comprehensive B1G Title Game Preview
Here we go- the inaugural Big Ten Championship game- a play-in game for the Rose Bowl. Something MSU has has been playing for and focusing on for awhile. This year in East Lansing, it’s all about “P4RB” meaning “Prepare for Rose Bowl” for the Michigan State Spartans. It’s a slogan you’ll find displayed on t-shirts... Read more »
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Illini, Wisconsin Big 10's Rushing Leaders Part 1: Wisconsin

Illini, Wisconsin Big 10's Rushing Leaders Part 1: Wisconsin
Since Ron Zook took over at Illinois (2005), the top two rushing teams in the Big Ten have been Illinois and Wisconsin. It will surprise you, but the leagues top rushing team is the Illini, while the Badgers are second. Another surprising fact: the two schools are tied for 5th most players on current NFL... Read more »

Brutally Honest 2011 Big Ten Tournament Preview and Predictions

As mediocre as the Big Ten has looked this season (and a major reason why it looks so mediocre is because expectations were sky-high in October) that big muddled middle mush should make for an exciting conference tournament. There really is very little difference between seeds 4-7. And the league is indicative of college basketball... Read more »

Badgers Crush Northwestern; Wisconsin Takes Part 1 of Chicago Doubleheader

As extremely lopsided as the college football meeting was between these teams, the Northwestern vs. Wisconsin college basketball contest was even more one-sided. As you might have heard, there is a “little football game” between the two NFL franchises overlapping the Badgers and Wildcats fan bases. In fact, this game was even moved up a... Read more »
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Northwestern-Wisconsin Moved up to Accommodate Bears-Packers

Northwestern and Wisconsin, in conjunction with the Big Ten Conference, have announced that the tipoff for Sunday’s college basketball game at Welsh-Ryan Arena has been moved up to 11:30 a.m. The matchup is being televised by Big Ten Network. The change has been made to accommodate fans and to avoid conflict with the NFL  NFC... Read more »

Jereme Richmond Doesn't Play; Illini Lose at Wisconsin

Despite the presence of two nationally ranked teams, exciting and entertaining college basketball this was not. The game being played in this Big Ten basketball contest was like the slush, snow, ice and stagnant dirty water outside the Kohl Center- slow, hard to navigate, sludge and drudgery.For the Illini at least, there was never any... Read more »

Illini QB Scheelhaase or Badger RB White: Who's Big 10 Frosh of the Year?

Four weeks ago, The Sports Bank’s founder and senior writer Paul Banks named Illini freshman QB Nathan Scheelhaase the most likely candidate to win 2010 Freshman of the Year. Deservedly so, as Scheelhaase grabbed Big Ten Offensive Player and Freshman of the week after a magnificent win over Purdue where he went for 118 on... Read more »
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#21 Michigan State-#9 Wisconsin: Brutally Honest Game Preview

The players may change but the game remains the same. No matter the personnel, the last couple decades have seen Michigan State own September the same way Goldman Sachs owns the United States government. And then MSU starts losing more in the second half of the season- an eventual certainty. Just like no matter what... Read more »
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