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No. 1 Notre Dame edges Wisconsin 4-2

The top-ranked Notre Dame men's hockey team edged Wisconsin 4-2. 

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No. 1 Badgers outlast Beavers in OT battle

Wisconsin women’s hockey defenseman Mikaela Gardner scored two minutes into overtime to lift the top-ranked Badgers to a 4-3 overtime victory over Bemidji State on Friday at the Sanford Center.

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Wisconsin ends slump, beats Illinois 75-50

Ethan Happ scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out five assists Friday night as Wisconsin broke out of an offensive to beat Illinois 75-50.

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Four Badgers coaches earn extensions

The UW Athletic Board has approved contract extensions for four fall sports coaches. 

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Two Badgers drafted in top 10 by MLS

Philadelphia, PA - For the first time in school history, the Wisconsin men’s soccer team had two top-10 selections in the 2018 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Senior Chris Mueller was selected at No. 6 by Orlando City SC and senior Mark Segbers was picked at No. 9 by the New England Revolution. The Badgers were the only team to have two top-10 selections. Additionally, this marked the first time in school history UW had two players drafted in the first round of the MLS Draft. ... More>>

Badgers women's basketball stumbles at Minnesota

The Badgers women's basketball team is still searching for a conference victory. Minnesota beat Wisconsin 90-65 at Williams Arena. 

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Trice back at Badgers' basketball practice Video included

In the midst of a three-game losing streak, the Badgers men's hoops team got some good news on Wednesday - sophomore guard D'Mitrik Trice returned to practice, but was limited.

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No. 3 Boilermakers keep rolling by blowing out Badgers 78-50

Vincent Edwards scored 21 points and Carsen Edwards added 20, leading No. 3 Purdue to a 78-50 blowout over Wisconsin on Tuesday night.   

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No. 1 Badgers sweep Minnesota State Video included

Senior Claudia Kepler tallied two goals to power the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team to a 4-0 victory over Minnesota State Sunday at LaBahn Arena.

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Wisconsin women's hoops falls to Penn State, 69-62 Video included

The Wisconsin women's basketball team dropped a home battle to Penn State, 69-62, Sunday afternoon in the Kohl Center.

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No. 18 Men's Hockey gets off losing skid

No. 18 Wisconsin men's hockey earned a 5-2 victory over Michigan State on Saturday night - the team's first win since December 2nd.   In the second period, with the tie scored 1-1, Trent Frederic delivered a short-handed goal to take the lead for the Badgers.  Early in the third period, they scored two goals within a minute of each other to increase their lead to 4-1. Ryan Wagner, JD Greenway, Seamus Malone and Sean Dhooghe contributed the other goals.  With the ... More>>

No. 1 Badgers crush Mavericks, 6-0 Video included

Thanks to the efforts of a balanced Badger offense, the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team opened the new year with a 6-0 victory over Minnesota State Saturday afternoon at LaBahn Arena.  The Badgers' first goal of the calendar year came on the power play as junior Sam Cogan slotted the puck between the legs of Minnesota State (3-19-1, 1-14-0-0 WCHA) goaltender Katie Bidulka to give Wisconsin (22-1-0, 13-0-0-0 WCHA) a 1-0 lead early in the first period.  After fresh...

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Men's College Hockey: Badgers return home with 2-0 loss to Michigan State Video included

With 11 seconds to go in the second period, the Spartans scored a power play goal that turned into the game winner in a 2-0 win against Wisconsin Friday night at the Kohl Center. 

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Top-ranked Badgers helped by top goalie Video included

The No.1 Wisconsin women's hockey team also has the top-ranked goalie.  It's tough following Patty Keizmeier Award-winner Ann-Renee Desbiens, but Kristen Campbell has been able to fill her skates. The sophomore goalie has played all but six minutes of the hockey season in the net.  Over that span, she's given up just 22 goals over 22 games - a 1 goal per game average. With a nearly 95% save average, she ranks as the best in the country of those...

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Badgers women fall at Northwestern

The Badgers women's basketball team is still looking for a Big Ten victory. Wisconsin fell at Northwestern 69-60. Suzanne Gilreath led Wisconsin with 17 points. Cayla McMorris and Marsha Howard each scored 13. The Badgers fell to 7-11 on the season. They are 0-5 in conference play. More>>

Former Badgers named to Canadian Olympic Team

Former Wisconsin men's hockey players Rene Bourque and Cody Goloubef will represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, announced Hockey Canada on Thursday. With the naming of Bourque and Goloubef, Wisconsin has now sent at least one men's hockey player to every Winter Olympics since 1976. The duo become the fifth and sixth Badgers to play for the Canadian men's hockey team in the Olympics, joining Bruce Driver (1984), Patrick Flatley, Curtis Joseph (... More>>

Brett Favre concussion documentary to air Thursday

 On Thursday, a new documentary about Brett Favre and concussions will debut

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Seahawks fire former Badger QB Bevell, Cable

What's expected to be an off-season makeover for the Seattle Seahawks is starting with its coaching staff. The Seahawks fired offensive coordinator (and former Wisconsin QB) Darrell Bevell and offensive line coach Tom Cable on Wednesday.

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Baker brothers' best work is on the ice Video included

The pipeline of hockey talent from Verona has added two more brothers to its list. The Bakers prove their best work is on the ice.

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Men's Basketball: Badgers fall on the road in Lincoln

10 turnovers and poor shooting lead to the Wisconsin men's basketball team losing their second straight game after a 63-59 loss to Nebraska Tuesday night in Lincoln, Neb.

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Badgers ranked No. 7 in final college football poll

The Badgers football team finished the season ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press poll. Wisconsin actually dropped a spot despite beating Miami in the Orange Bowl. Central Florida jumped ahead of Wisconsin by finishing off an undefeated season. 

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Wisconsin Women's Hoops Loses 5th Straight Game Video included

The Wisconsin women's basketball team fell to No. 13 Maryland, 71-44, on Sunday afternoon in the Kohl Center.

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Ranked Wisconsin and Penn State Teams Battle to a Tie

University Park, PA - The No. 15 Wisconsin men’s hockey team played a rollercoaster of a finale against No. 14 Penn State, coming back from a 3-1 deficit to tie the contest, 3-3, in the final minutes of play.

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Former Badger/Packer Abbrederis Steps Away from Football

Former Badger Jared Abbrederis, who was drafted by his hometown Green Bay Packers, announced on social media Friday that "the time has come" for him to stop playing football. He posted this on his twitter account:

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#15 Wisconsin Hockey Loses, 5-1, at #14 Penn State Video included

State College, PA - The No. 15 Wisconsin men’s hockey team got a slow start to the new year, falling 5-1 to No. 14 Penn State on Friday night in its first game after nearly a month-long break. The Badgers (10-10-2, 4-6-1-0 Big Ten) allowed a power-play and short-handed goal in the loss to PSU (12-7-2, 5-4-2 Big Ten), who outshot UW 32-26 through three periods. Penn State took a 2-0 lead by the 9:00 mark of the first period, scoring one of its goals on the man-advantage 1:... More>>

Sanders lifts Rutgers past Wisconsin, 64-60

Corey Sanders scored 23 points on 10-of-19 shooting to give Rutgers a much-needed win over Wisconsin, 64-60, Friday night. Sanders scored with 1:47 left then added a 3-pointer with under a minute to go for a 58-53 lead. Brad Davison hit Wisconsin's first 3-pointer of the game to tie it at 53 and cap a 7-0 run. Tied at 15, Sanders hit a layup at the buzzer to give Rutgers a 25-24 lead at halftime but Wisconsin (9-8, 2-2 Big Ten) took the lead on the first possession of the second ha... More>>

Badgers promote Budmayr to QB coach Video included

The Badgers have promoted one of their own. Jon Budmayr has been elevated from offensive quality control assistant to quarterbacks coach, according to head coach Paul Chryst.

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Happ's 28 points lead way, Wisconsin beats Indiana 71-61 Video included

Ethan Happ had 28 points in one of his best all-around efforts of the season, and undermanned Wisconsin overcame another injury to beat Indiana 71-61 on Tuesday night.    

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Inside LB T.J. Edwards coming back to No. 6 Badgers

All-American linebacker T.J. Edwards is returning to Wisconsin for his senior season, buttressing a defense losing many other key contributors.    Edwards posted his decision on Twitter on Tuesday. He had sought input from the NFL draft advisory board on whether to leave after his standout junior year.    

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Utah hires former Wisconsin head coach Andersen as assistant

Utah has hired former Oregon State coach Gary Andersen as an associate head coach and defensive assistant.    Andersen was the defensive coordinator under coach Kyle Whittingham from 2005-08 before leaving to take lead jobs at Utah State, Wisconsin and Oregon State. 

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Four Badgers named to U.S. Olympic roster

Former Wisconsin women’s hockey standouts Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan, Hilary Knight and Alex Rigsby were named to the Team USA roster for the 2018 Winter Olympics, the organization announced Monday.

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Nelson Announces Intention to Declare for NFL Draft Video included

Right after Wisconsin beat Miami in the 2017 Orange Bowl on Saturday night, cornerback Nick Nelson announced to WKOW his intention to declare for the 2018 NFL draft. 

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Happ, Pritzl lead Wisconsin in easy win over UMass Lowell

Brevin Pritzl heated up from the outside, Ethan Happ dominated inside -- each with 18 points -- and Wisconsin cruised to an 82-53 win Saturday over UMass Lowell in the final nonconference game for both teams. UMass Lowell (6-7) simply didn't have the size to stop Happ, who played just 20 minutes and was 8 of 12 from the field. The River Hawks only listed one starter taller than 6 feet, 4 inches, and the 6-10 Happ had 11 points just more than halfway through the first half. Pritzl, m... More>>

Badgers Hoping to Keep Miami's Turnover Chain Away Video included

The sun is setting on the preparations for the 2017 Orange Bowl.  For the Badgers' offense, there is one main goal for tomorrow - to not see Miami's turnover chain. The 36-inch long chain is handed out to a player that forces a turnover - and it's made the rounds this season. The Hurricanes have forced 30 turnovers in 12 games, which ranks second in the country. On the flip side, the Badgers have struggled to protect the football.  The team ranks 1... More>>

Gustafson leads No. 23 Iowa women past Wisconsin, 56-46 Video included

Megan Gustafson had 21 points and 16 rebounds to lead No. 23 Iowa to its sixth straight win with a 56-46 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night in a Big Ten Conference opener. Gustafson was 5 of 12 from the field, made all 11 of her free throws, and collected her 13th double-double of the season and the 40th of her career. Chase Coley added 14 points and Alexis Sevillian had 11 for Iowa (13-1), which is off to its best start since the 2004-05 season. Suzanne Gilreath scored 11 poi... More>>

Badgers' Leonhard willing to listen to offers Video included

Badgers defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard confirmed that he is willing to listen to offers from other teams.

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Happ's double-double leads Wisconsin past Chicago State

Ethan Happ scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Wisconsin beat Chicago State 82-70 on Wednesday in a closer-than-expected contest. The Cougars (2-14) have now lost 10 straight and nine of their losses on the season have been by an average of 38 points. Chicago State closed to 62-52 on Deionte Simmons' putback with eight minutes left, but Wisconsin clamped down, forcing turnovers on the next two Cougars possession and registering blocks on the following three to push the lead ... More>>

Defending the U Video included

The Badgers were back on the practice field on Wednesday for day four of their Orange Bowl trip. Defensively, a lot of the focus will be on stopping Miami's dual-threat quarterback, Malik Rosier.

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Davison, Happ help Wisconsin cruise past Green Bay, 81-60

Freshman guard Brad Davison scored a game-high 18 points and junior forward Ethan Happ added 14 to pace Wisconsin to an 81-60 nonconference win over Green Bay on Saturday night. The victory boosted the Badgers to a 20-0 record against their intrastate rivals. Davison, a true freshman, scored 13 first-half points on 6-of-10 shooting. Happ shot 7 of 9 from the field and had 8 rebounds to lift the Badgers (6-7) to their second straight win. The Phoenix (5-8) went without a field goal...

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Cichy Reflects on Badgers Career Video included

As the Orange Bowl draws near, it's a time to reflect on the Badgers' 2017 season.  There was a lot of good, like a 12-0 start - but also some adversity.

Just before the year kicked off, the team lost a top linebacker to injury - Jack Cichy.

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Five Badgers Named to Canada’s Olympic Women's Hockey Roster

Wisconsin women’s hockey senior Emily Clark along with former Badgers Ann-Renee Desbiens, Meaghan Mikkelson, Sarah Nurse and Blayre Turnbull are among the 23 players Hockey Canada will take to the 2018 Winter Olympics, the organization announced Friday morning. Clark, Desbiens, Nurse and Turnbull will make their Olympic debuts next February in PyeongChang, South Korea, while Mikkelson will make her third appearance at the winter games after helping Hockey Canada win gold at the...

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Sports Extra - Week 16 Video included

Lance Veeser and Amy Gill discuss the Orange Bowl and the Packers-Vikings match-up. More>>

Badgers football adds 26 in early signing period Video included

The Badgers football program took advantage of the first ever early signing period to ink letters of intent from 26 players, 19 of which will be on scholarship to start their careers.

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Founding Father of Wisconsin Soccer’ Bill Reddan passes away

 William “Bill” Reddan, the inaugural head coach of the Wisconsin men’s soccer program, passed away on Monday at the age of 90. Inducted into the Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009, Reddan introduced men’s soccer as a club sport at UW in 1964 and coached the intramural team for 13 years.

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Badgers will retire Frank Kaminsky's No. 44

Former Badgers big man Frank Kaminsky will have his permanent place at the Kohl Center come February when the Badgers will add his No. 44 jersey to the rafters by retiring it within the program. 

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Badgers' Chryst named a Dodd Award finalist

Badgers football coach Paul Chryst is now up for a pair of awards honoring the top coach in college football. Chryst was named a finalist for the 2017 Dodd Trophy. He was previously named a finalist for Paul Bryant Coach of the Year Award. 

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Badgers women fall to Milwaukee Video included

The Badgers women's basketball team came up a little short against in-state rival Milwaukee. The Panthers pounced for a 67-64 road victory. Niya Beverley led Wisconsin with 13 points. Kendra Van Leeuwen added 12 points. Courtney Fredrickson notched 11 points and 10 rebounds. Wisconsin falls to 7-6 with the loss. Milwaukee improves to 8-2.  More>>

Davison FT gives Wisconsin 81-80 win over W Kentucky Video included

Brad Davison's free throw with two seconds to go lifted Wisconsin to an 81-80 win against Western Kentucky on Wednesday night.    Darius Thompson tear-drop jumper tied the score at 80-80 for Western Kentucky with two seconds left in regulation. Davison drew a foul while setting a screen and made the front end of a 1-and-1.    Ethan Happ and Brevin Pritzl scored 17 points each for Wisconsin (5-7), which snapped a two-game losing streak. Davison scored 16 points and ... More>>

Edwards Named First-Team All-American by AFCA Video included

In just his second season as an offensive lineman, Wisconsin’s David Edwards is a first-team All-American. Edwards, a sophomore right tackle, was named first-team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association on Wednesday. He was joined on the AFCA squad by second-team picks in senior TE Troy Fumagalli and junior ILB T.J. Edwards. The AFCA selections wrapped up announcements by the five outlets recognized by the NCAA to determine consensus All-America status. On Tue... More>>

Rettke named National Freshman of the Year, First-Team All-American

The records keep coming for Dana Rettke. The middle blocker on the Wisconsin volleyball team becomes the first Badger volleyball player to be named National Freshman of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), the organization announced on Wednesday. She also becomes the first freshman in UW history to earn first-team All-America honors. “It is such an honor and I am so thankful,” Rettke said. “I couldn’t have done this without my team ... More>>

Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy will enter NFL draft

MADISON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy has decided to forgo applying for sixth year of eligibility with the Badgers and instead will enter the NFL draft.

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Five Badgers named Associated Press All-Americans

Five Badgers have been named All-Americans by the Associated Press. TJ Edwards led the way with a first-team selection. Jonathan Taylor and Troy Fumagalli were named to the second-team. Offensive linemen David Edwards and Beau Ben The Associated Press All-America teams:   

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Badgers announce freshman Kobe King is out for season with injury Video included

A tough season just got even tougher for the Wisconsin men's basketball team. Badgers freshman guard Kobe King suffered an injury to his left knee and will undergo season-ending surgery on Monday, the UW Sports Medicine Staff announced.

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Badgers 82-24 win over Savannah State

A fast start helped the Wisconsin women's basketball team to a dominated performance against Savannah State. The Badgers won 82-24, Sunday evening at the Kohl Center. 

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Women's College Hockey: Badgers close out 2017 with sweep over St. Cloud State

 Junior Sophia Shaver recorded a goal and two assists while sophomore Kristen Campbell earned her second-straight shutout to lead the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team to a 3-0 win over St. Cloud State on Saturday afternoon.

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Lights out! 3s carry Marquette to 82-63 win over Wisconsin Video included

Andrew Rowsey scored 24 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, Markus Howard added 23 points, and Marquette defeated in-state rival Wisconsin 82-63 on Saturday. 

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Men's College Hockey: Notre Dame nets three in third for 3-2 win over Wisconsin

The No. 4 University of Notre Dame men's hockey team scored three goals in the final 13 minutes of the game to beat No. 12 Wisconsin 3-2 Friday night at the Kohl Center, and win their 12th straight game.

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Women's College Hockey: Badgers open weekend with 1-0 win in St. Cloud

 Junior forward Sam Cogan and sophomore goaltender Kristen Campbell led the top-ranked Wisconsin women’s hockey team to a 1-0 road victory over St. Cloud State on Friday at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center.

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Four Badgers Earn All-America Second-Team Honors

Four members of the sixth-ranked and Orange Bowl-bound Wisconsin football team were named Thursday to the prestigious Walter Camp All-America team. 

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Rushing Announces Intent to Transfer

Badger wide receiver George Rushing announced his intent to transfer from the University of Wisconsin-Madison after graduation.

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Badger Ladies Earn Biggest Win of Season Over UTRGV Video included

Cayla McMorris led the way for the Badgers with 18 points, as they topple UT-Rio Grande Valley at the Kohl Center on Wednesday night, 82-54.  With the victory, Wisconsin women's basketball improves to 6-4 on the season.  The Badgers have now won 4 of their last 5 games.  Suzanne Gilreath and Courtney Frederickson also scored in double figures, with 15 and 13, respectively. Wisconsin will head on the road to face Butler on Friday, December 8th. More>>

Temple downs Wisconsin, 59-55

Shizz Alston Jr. scored 22 points and hit four decisive free throws late to set a school record and lead Temple to a 59-55 victory over Wisconsin on Wednesday night. Alston has hit 52 consecutive foul shots dating to last December. He hit two with 1:09 left to put Temple ahead 57-55, and two more to put it away with 4.6 seconds remaining as the Owls (5-2) won for the second time in four games. Ethan Happ matched a season-high with 23 points, but was held scoreless over the final fiv... More>>

Taylor, Chryst Named to AP All-Big Ten Team

Penn State's Saquon Barkley is the offensive player of the year for the second straight season and Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team. Wisconsin took the other two top honors on the team announced Wednesday. Freshman running back Jonathan Taylor was voted newcomer of the year after leading the league in rushing by a wide margin. Paul Chryst was named coach of the year after guiding the Badgers to a 12-0 reg... More>>

Badgers vollleyball returns to Sweet 16 Video included

The Badgers volleyball team is back in familiar territory. For the fifth straight season, Wisconsin will play in the regional round of the NCAA tournament. While this may be familiar territory for the Badgers, it's a different feeling this time around as Wisconsin enters regional play as an underdog.

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Wisconsin falls 88-65 at Marquette

The Wisconsin women’s basketball team had their three-game winning streak come to an end after an 88-65 loss at Marquette on Monday night at the Al McGuire Center.

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Iverson helps Badgers hang on for 64-63 win at Penn State

Khalil Iverson scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half to lead Wisconsin to a 64-63 win over Penn State on Monday night. 

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Badgers punch ticket to Sweet 16 with 3-0 win over Iowa State

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 The 11th-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team is heading to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament after sweeping No. 22 Iowa State, 25-22, 25-20, 25-23, at Hilton Coliseum Saturday night.

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Live updates: Wisconsin vs. Ohio State football Video included

The No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers are taking on No. 8 Ohio State. Not only is a conference title up for grabs, but a likely berth in the College Football Playoff is also at stake.

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Men's basketball: Wisconsin opens Big Ten play with 83-58 loss to Ohio State

 Keita Bates-Diop had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Kaleb Wesson scored 19 points and hot-shooting Ohio State opened Big Ten play with an easy 83-58 victory on Saturday over Wisconsin.

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Women's Basketball: Badgers win third straight 71-60 over La Salle

The Wisconsin women's basketball team came out strong Saturday morning, defeating La Salle 71-60 at the Kohl Center. 

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UW tops UMD 3-1 on Saturday for series sweep

After goals from freshman Brette Pettet, junior Sophia Shaver and senior Maddie Rolfes, the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team matched its best start in program history after downing Minnesota Duluth, 3-1, Saturday at LaBahn Arena. 

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Women's hockey: No. 1 Wisconsin opens weekend with 5-1 win over UMD Video included

Sophomore Abby Roque scored two goals and one assist to lead the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team to a 5-1 victory over Minnesota Duluth Friday night at LaBahn Arena.  

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College Volleyball: Badgers open NCAA tournement with 3-0 win

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The No. 11 Wisconsin volleyball team opened NCAA tournament with a 3-0 ( win over Marquette University in Ames, Iowa, Friday afternoon. 

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Badgers' Reuvers trying to make most of unexpected opportunity Video included

Nate Reuvers spent the first few games of the Badgers season on the bench. That is where he expected to stay as a redshirt. However, head coach Greg Gard had different expectations for Reuvers' season. Reuvers pulled his redshirt two games ago. 

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Badgers' Davison questionable for Big Ten opener

Wisconsin guard Brad Davison's Big Ten debut may be delayed. The freshman guard was sidelined at practice on Thursday due to a shoulder injury that has caused him to exit two games in recent weeks. Davison has played through the injury. However, head coach Greg Gard said his second-leading scorer has not yet been cleared to play in Saturday's Big Ten opener against Ohio State. 

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Badgering the Buckeye Rushing Attack Video included

Ahead of Saturday's Big Ten Championship game, The wisconsin defense is preparing obviously not only for quarterback J.T. Barrett, the probable starter for after suffering an injury last week, but also for the Buckeye running backs - particularly true freshman, J.K. Dobbins.

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Former Badger, current NFL Pro Bowler Joe Thomas returned to Madison at two Shell stations Video included

Former Wisconsin Badgers offensive lineman and current offensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns Joe Thomas 

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Wisconsin women hold off Pitt in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

The Wisconsin women's basketball team held off Pittsburgh down the stretch for a 58-57 victory in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Junior forward Marsha Howard led the Badgers with 14 points and 15 rebounds. It was the first double-double of her career. Cayla McMorris added 12 points and nine rebounds. Courtney Fredrickson scored 11. The Badgers outrebounded Pitt 48-25. Wisconsin improves to 4-3 on the season. Pittsburgh falls to 5-2. More>>

#1 Big Ten Defense (Wisconsin) Preparing For #1 Big Ten Offense (Ohio State) Video included

The Big Ten Championship game will pit the top defense in the conference (Wisconsin) against the top offense (Ohio State).  The Badgers say they've played in a lot of big games -  this is just another one.

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Four Badgers Named to All-Big Ten First Team Offense

The Big Ten Conference announced the 2017 All-Big Ten football honorees on offense on Wednesday. A total of 34 students were selected to either of the All-Big Ten teams picked by the coaches and media, while another 41 students were awarded honorable mention status. The Big Ten postseason awards are voted on by conference coaches and a select media panel and honors teams, coaches and students with individual awards that each bear the names of one or two former standouts. ...

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Several Badgers named to All-Big Ten 1st team defense

Wisconsin has three players on the coaches' All-Big Ten defense first team announced on Tuesday.

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Rettke named Big Ten Freshman of the Year

Badgers' volleyball star Dana Rettke has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year.

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Wisconsin drops 49-37 to No. 18 Virginia

The Badgers shot 31 percent from the floor including 3 of 20 from three pointers in a 49-37 loss to No. 18 Virginia Monday night, as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

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Jonathan Taylor named B1G Freshman of the Week for the eighth time Video included

Wisconsin freshman running back Jonathan Taylor has been a stand out this season, and has the weekly honors to prove it. Taylor was named the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week for the eighth time this season, setting a new record for the award.

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Previewing the Big Ten Championship Game Video included

Now that the 12-0 regular season is done, Wisconsin has the Big Ten Championship to look forward to.  The Badgers will face Ohio State next Saturday, 12/2, in Indianapolis.   The Buckeyes comes in with two losses, but have played a much tougher schedule and have been scoring at-will this season.  When you compare these two, on paper, Wisconsin is out matched in most areas.  WKOW's Alec Ausmus has more on the match-up between the Badgers and Buckeyes in the v... More>>

Badgers to Face Marquette in NCAA Tournament

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The Wisconsin volleyball team will make its 21st NCAA tournament appearance, traveling to Ames, Iowa for the in the first and second rounds of the 2017 NCAA Championship. The Badgers (20-9) will face Marquette (22-9) in the first round on Friday at 4 p.m. (CT) from Hilton Coliseum. “Whether we’re hosting or whether we’re going to the moon, we’re excited about the opportunity to have one more match and one more week with a group of players that I certainly enjo... More>>

Badgers Come Back to Top Meryhurst

After falling behind early in the contest, the No. 9/10 Wisconsin men’s hockey team found redemption for Saturday’s loss by battling to a 4-2 win over Mercyhurst (5-5-2, 2-2-2 Atlantic Hockey) on Sunday at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin (9-6-2, 3-2-1 Big Ten) outshot the Lakers 45-26 while recording 21 blocks to MU’s 14 in the win. It was the Badgers’ first comeback victory this season, as the Lakers opened the scoring at the 16:23 mark of the first period. The 1... More>>

Wisconsin Moves Up to No. 3 in AP Poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 25, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking.

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Badgers Sweep Rutgers to Close Regular Season Video included

The 11th-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team wrapped up the regular season with a 25-15, 25-8, 25-13 sweep of Rutgers on Saturday night in the UW Field House.  Wisconsin improves to 20-9 overall, 11-9 in the Big Ten.  Senior Lauryn Gillis led all hitters with 11 kills and .500 hitting percentage (11K – 1E – 20TA). She also added 10 digs for her second double-double of the season and the ninth of her career. The Badgers will find out on Sunday at 8 p.m. CT where the... More>>

No. 9 Wisconsin Drops 3-2 Game to Mercyhurst Video included

Senior forward Jason Ford (Waunakee) gave Wisconsin (8-6-2, 3-2-1-0 Big Ten) an early 1-0 lead with a goal at 1:59 of the first period, but a game that became a 60-minute battle went the other way as Mercyhurst (5-4-2, 2-2-2 Atlantic Hockey) overcame a pair of deficits for a 3-2 victory.  The two teams play again on Sunday. --Wisconsin Athletic Communications More>>

UW Soccer Season Ends in NCAA Sweet 16 Heartbreaker

AKRON, Ohio – A magical season came to an end for the Wisconsin men’s soccer team on Saturday night. The Badgers put up a hard-fought battle against fifth-seeded Akron but fell 3-2 in overtime. Wisconsin was the only team to score two goals on Akron the entire season. Akron got on the board early in the 14th minute via a goal by Sam Gainford from 25 yards out. But the Badgers evened up the score in the 26th minute off of a set piece, not surprisingly. Senior C... More>>

Badgers Women's Hoops Downs Vanderbilt in OT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Behind a career-high 24 points from junior Marsha Howard, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team downed Vanderbilt, 73-71 in overtime on Saturday afternoon in the final round of the Paradise Jam. UW returns to action on Wednesday, traveling to Pittsburgh for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. --Wisconsin Athletic Communications More>>

No. 1 Badgers Bounce Back with 4-2 win

Arlington, VA - Four different Badgers scored to lead the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team to a 4-2 win over Boston University on Saturday in the D1 in D.C. tournament at the Kettler Capitals IcePlex.  Wisconsin (17-1-0) fell behind 1-0 32 seconds into the game as the BU’s Victoria Bach (5-7-2) capitalized on a UW turnover and scored on the ensuing rush. But UW battled back, as senior co-captain Baylee Wellhausen netted her fourth of the year to even the game at ...

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Wisconsin snaps losing streak with 71-49 win over Milwaukee

Brad Davison scored 19 points and Ethan Happ had 14 points and eight rebounds to lead Wisconsin to a 71-49 victory over in-state rival Milwaukee on Friday night. The Badgers (3-3) used an 18-4 run that spanned intermission to take a 39-25 lead on a long 3-pointer by Kobe King. Milwaukee (4-2) would not get within single digits the rest of the way despite shooting 48.0 percent in the second half and 45.1 percent for the game. Wisconsin used a 7-0 run to take a 28-21 lead, but Jeremi... More>>

No. 1 Women's Hockey Suffers First Loss of Season Video included

ARLINGTON, Va. – Junior Sam Cogan and sophomore Abby Roque both scored, but it wasn’t enough as the top-ranked Wisconsin women’s hockey team suffered its first loss of the year, falling 3-2 to Northeastern in its first game of the D1 in D.C. tournament.  The Huskies (8-7-2) jumped out to a 2-0 lead after scoring a power-play goal in the first period before capitalizing on a UW (16-1-0) miscue behind its net for a tally early in the second frame. Cogan cut... More>>

Wisconsin drops match to No. 1 Penn State

An explosive first set wasn’t enough to push the 11th-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team past No. 1 Penn State Friday night at the UW Field House. Penn State prevailed in four sets 18-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-20. Senior Kelli Bates recorded her 30th career double-double thanks to 12 digs and 11 kills to lead the Badgers. Freshman Dana Rettke hit a team-high 13 kills with fellow freshman Grace Loberg adding another eight kills in just two sets. Wisconsin (19-9 overall, 10-9 Big Ten) ... More>>

Arkansas fires Former Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema Video included

Arkansas has fired coach Bret Bielema after five disappointing season, moments after a season-ending 48-45 loss to Missouri on Friday. The loss left Arkansas with a 4-8 record, capping only the second losing season of Bielema's 12-year career. It also left him with a 29-34 record in his five seasons with the Razorbacks, including 11-29 in the SEC. It was a shockingly poor performance from a coach who led Wisconsin to three Rose Bowl appearances before being hired at Arkansas from Wi... More>>

Badgers "Thankful" for DC Jim Leonhard Video included

The No.5 Wisconsin Badgers have a lot to be thankful for this year.

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Connelly has "chip on his shoulder" against Minnesota Video included

No. 5 Wisconsin heads to Minnesota this weekend to close out the regular season.  The Badgers hope to retain "The Axe" for the 14th straight year.

One of the leaders of the team's defense, junior linebacker Ryan Connelly, is from Minnesota.  He hails from Eden Prairie, which is about 20 minutes from the University of Minnesota.  However, Connelly says the Gophers didn't recruit him.

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Holiday's layup gives No. 23 UCLA 72-70 win over Wisconsin

Aaron Holiday got a scooping layup to drop just before the final buzzer Tuesday night, giving No. 23 UCLA a 72-70 victory over Wisconsin in the third-place game of the Hall of Fame Classic. 

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Badgers remain No. 5 in College Football Playoff rankings

Miami has moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four.    Wisconsin and Auburn remained next up behind the top four in a week when the top half of the selection committee's rankings were mostly unchanged.    Georgia, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State and Southern California followed in the same order as they did last week. Over the next two weeks, every team in the ... More>>

No. 25 Baylor blows most of big lead, beats Wisconsin 70-65

Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Manu Lecomte poured in 25 points and No. 25 Baylor held on after blowing most of a 19-point lead to beat Wisconsin 70-65 on Monday night in the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Classic.  

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Women's College Basketball: Badgers hang on for 77-74 win over Southern

The Wisconsin women's basketball team pulled out a three point win, 77-74 against Southern University Monday night at the Kohl Center.

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Men's Soccer Advances to NCAA Sweet 16 After OT Victory

Wisconsin men's soccer's quest for a national championship title has been fueled in large part by the team's pursuit of revenge. The theme was repeated once again in Wisconsin's 1-0 win over No. 12-seeded Notre Dame in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday night. The last time the Badgers advanced to the NCAA tournament second round in 2013, they lost in South Bend 4-0, but the Badgers rewrote history tonight.   Senior Mike Catalano was the hero of the game ...

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Bo Ryan Inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

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Legendary Wisconsin men's basketball coach Bo Ryan was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday Night.  The ceremony took place in Kansas City, Missouri, as Coach Ryan is part of the 2017 class.  Ryan coached for 32 years at UW-Platteville, UW-Milwaukee and UW-Madison.  He coached the Badgers from 2001 until he retired at the end of 2015. During his long coaching career, Ryan notched 747 wins.  He led the badgers to the NCAA ... More>>

Connelly, Edwards Lead Defense Against Michigan

The top defense in all of college football is a big reason why #5 Wisconsin got a huge 24-10 win over #24 Michigan on Saturday. Linebackers T.J. Edwards and Ryan Connelly had huge games, both with double digit tackles.  Connelly added 1.5 TFL, while Edwards also had 2.5 TFL and a sack. "We played great defense as a team," said Connelly.  "We knew if we could stop the run, put [Michigan offense] in third and long situations, that we'd have a good sh... More>>

Wisconsin Remains at No. 5 in AP Poll

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No. 9 Wisconsin loses extra point in shootout against No. 17 Michigan

After 11 goals scored by the Badgers, the Wisconsin men's hockey team came away with three points in the conference standings after a 4-4 tie and loss in a shootout to No. 17 Michigan Saturday at the Kohl Center. 

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No. 5 Wisconsin wins slugfest against No. 19 Michigan 24-10

Alex Hornibrook's 24-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Taylor in third quarter broke open a defensive slugfest as No. 5 Wisconsin beat No. 19 Michigan 24-10 Saturday to remain undefeated. 

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Wisconsin men's hockey blitzes Michigan 7-3

The Wisconsin men's hockey team scored early and often on the way to a 7-3 victory over Michigan. The Badgers' seven goals and 26 blocked shots were season highs. Kyle Hayton stopped 34 shots to improve to 7-4-1 on the season.  Wisconsin is now 8-5-1 on the season. Michigan falls to 6-4-1.  More>>

Women's College Soccer: Badgers season ends in 1-0 decision to South Carolina

The Wisconsin women's soccer team had their season come to an end after a tough 1-0 loss to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Friday night in Columbia, S.C. The Badgers did a great job disrupting the Gamecocks’ rhythm the entire game, holding them to eight shots, as they entered the match averaging almost 16 shots per game. South Carolina took a 1-0 lead in the 39th minute courtesy of a goal from freshman Luciana Zullo, her fifth of the season scoring f... More>>

Badgers men's soccer tops Illinois-Chicago in NCAA opening round

The Badgers men's soccer team celebrated a return to the NCAA tournament with a convincing 4-1 victory in the opening round against the University of Illinois-Chicago. 

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Bluiett lifts No. 15 Xavier to 80-70 win over Wisconsin

Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in a decisive run over the final 1:47, to help No. 15 Xavier pull away late for an 80-70 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night in one of the Gavitt Tipoff Games. 

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Badgers Lose to In-State Rival Green Bay

In-state rival UW-Green Bay came ready to play Wednesday night, downing the Wisconsin women’s basketball team, 67-34, in the Kohl Center. The Phoenix shot 50 percent (25-50) from the field while the Badgers never hit their stride, shooting 26.9 percent (14-52) from the field and getting out-rebounded 37-31. Wisconsin was led by Marsha Howard, putting up 13 points while adding a team-high eight rebounds. The 5-10 forward also added two assists and two steals. The Badgers went 0... More>>

Arkansas fires Athletic Director, is Bielema next?

Arkansas has fired athletic director Jeff Long after nearly 10 years at the school. The College Football Playoff selection committee member, formerly the chairman until this season, was under contract through June 2020. His firing comes at a time of turmoil for the Arkansas football program, which is 29-32 in five seasons under coach Bret Bielema (who left Wisconsin to join the Razorbacks) -- including a mark of 11-27 in the Southeastern Conference. The Razorbacks (4-6) will fail to... More>>

Badgers move up in playoff rankings

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson up to No. 2 and Miami and Oklahoma joining the top four for the first time.    Wisconsin was fifth and Auburn was up to sixth in the rankings released Tuesday.   

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Badgers men's soccer to host UIC

For just the seventh time in school history, the Badgers men's soccer team has earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament. After winning the Big Ten tournament on Sunday, the Badgers found out Monday they will be hosting  

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Wisconsin and Notre Dame to play at United Center January 21

The University of Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin men's hockey teams will host the second game of their January series in Chicago on January 21, 2018 at the iconic United Center arena.

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Iverson goes for 17 points in Badgers win over Yale

Khalil Iverson, held scoreless in Wisconsin's season debut two days earlier, led the Badgers with 17 points Sunday as they cruised to an 89-61 win over Yale. 

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Women's College Basketball: Badgers win opener 80-66 over Charlotte

Outscoring Charlotte 52-19 in the first half, the Wisconsin women's basketball team held on to win its season opener, 80-66, over the 49ers on Sunday afternoon in the Kohl Center. 

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College Men's Soccer: Badgers first Big Ten title in 23 years

 Wisconsin’s magical run in the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Championship had a storybook ending on Sunday afternoon against No. 2-seeded Indiana as the Badgers claimed their first-ever outright Big Ten tournament title on penalty kicks.

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Volleyball Suffers First Sweep of Season

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The 10th-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team was unable to overcome Purdue’s offensive punch, falling to the Boilermakers in three sets, 25-19, 25-21, 25-20, at Holloway Gymnasium on Saturday night. Wisconsin (17-8 overall, 8-8 Big Ten) hit .194 (34 kills – 14 errors – 103 attempts) led by Dana Rettke. The freshman collected a team-high 11 kills. Purdue (20-7, 10-6) hit .318 (49-15-107) for the match and had three players with double-digit kills.  Senior Kelli Ba... More>>

Men's Hockey Shut Out at Michigan State

The No. 7/10 Wisconsin men’s hockey team will head back to Madison with a series split, falling to Michigan State, 2-0, in the weekend finale on Saturday night. Wisconsin (7-5-1, 2-2-0-0 Big Ten) outshot the Spartans 38-17 but ran into hot goaltending in Michigan State’s (5-5-0, 1-3-0-0 Big Ten) John Lethemon. Despite the Badgers controlling play throughout the period, the Spartans struck with less than two minutes remaining in the opening stanza when Cody Milan capitali... More>>

Shaver leads Wisconsin women past Cornell

Sophia Shaver scored twice as the top-ranked Wisconsin women's hockey team beat No. 7 Cornell 3-1. Alexis Mauermann also scored for Wisconsin. It was her seventh goal of the season.  Wisconsin improved to 15-0-0 on the season. Cornell fell to 3-2-0. More>>

Wisconsin men's hockey doubles up Michigan State

The Wisconsin men's hockey team saw six goals from six different players as they doubled up Michigan State 6-3. Matthew Freytag, Will Johnson, Ryan Wagner, Tarek Baker, Cameron Hughes and Wyatt Kalynuk all scored for Wisconsin. Senior goaltender Kyle Hayton made 14 saves. Wisconsin (7-4-1, 2-1-0-0 Big Ten) outshot the Spartans (4-5-0, 0-3-0-0 Big Ten) by a 26-17 margin. More>>

Badgers women's soccer wins NCAA opener Video included

The Wisconsin women's soccer team took a half to warm up on a cold night. Then, they exploded for five goals to beat Toledo 5-0 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament at the McClimon Complex.

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Revamped Wisconsin opens with 85-50 win over SC State

Ethan Happ had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Wisconsin opened a season of transition with an 85-50 win on Friday night over South Carolina State.    Andy Van Vliet added 18 points for the Badgers, who are working in four new starters around one of the country's top big men in Happ. The athletic, 6-foot-10 junior often toyed with the smaller Bulldogs in the lane.    South Carolina State fell behind by as much as 17 late in the first half but kept things respectable... More>>

Wisconsin Men's Soccer Headed to Big Ten Championship

Beating a perennial powerhouse in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament wasn't enough for the Wisconsin men's soccer team. The Badgers took down No. 1-seed Michigan, 4-0, in the Big Ten semifinals at Grand Park to clinch their second-consecutive win over a top-25 RPI team and secure a spot in the tournament championship for the second year in a row. The hero of the quarterfinal match against Maryland, senior Mark Segbers, was none the lesser in the match on Friday afternoon. Th...

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Sports Extra: Week 11 Video included

Lance Veeser, Amy Gill and Alec Ausmus break down the upcoming Wisconsin-Iowa and Packers-Bears games. More>>

Badgers WR Cephus Out For Season

Star receiver Quintez Cephus will miss the rest of the season for No. 6 Wisconsin because of an injured right leg. Coach Paul Chryst said after practice Thursday that Cephus had surgery this week. He leads the Badgers in receiving yards and touchdown catches. The sophomore was hurt during the 45-17 win last week at Indiana. Cephus finishes the year with 30 catches for 501 yards and six scores. Wisconsin also remains without senior wideout Jazz Peavy because of a right leg injury. ... More>>

Badgers basketball signs Currie

The Badgers men's basketball team added Taylor Currie on the opening day of the early signing period. The 6'8" forward out of Clarkston, Mich. only recently committed to the Badgers. He was originally committed to Michigan for the 2019 recruiting class before electing to re-classify in the 2018 class and open up his recruitment. 

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Badgers ranked eighth in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson held their spots in the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings, and unbeaten Miami moved up three spots to No. 7 before its showdown with the Fighting Irish.    Oklahoma remained fifth and TCU moved up to sixth in the rankings released Tuesday. The Sooners and Horned Frogs play a key Big 12 game on Saturday, with the winner taking sole possession of first place in the conference.    After Miami, unbeaten Wisconsin... More>>

College Soccer: Badgers return to national tournament

For the second straight season, the Wisconsin women's soccer team is returning to the NCAA national tournament with a home match against Toledo on Friday at the McClimon Soccer Complex.

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Freshman King Leads Badgers in Final Exhibition Win

Led by a game-high 17 points from Kobe King, four Badgers scored in double figures and the Wisconsin men's basketball team earned an 85-56 victory over Div. III UW-Stout on Sunday night at the Kohl Center. Finishing off an eight-game preseason schedule — which included a foreign trip to Australia and New Zealand this summer — the Badgers hosted the Blue Devils for their second-annual Cancer Awareness Game in partnership with the UW Carbone Cancer Center, which recognized ... More>>

#1 Badgers remain undefeated after sweeping #4 Ohio State

Senior Claudia Kepler, junior Mikaela Gardner and sophomore Alexis Mauermann each notched goals to power the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team to a 3-1 victory and a series sweep of No. 4 Ohio State Sunday afternoon at LaBahn Arena.

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Badgers Clinch Spot in Big Ten Tournament Semifinals

College Park, MD - It's been a long time coming and the Wisconsin men's soccer team finally got its revenge on Maryland, taking down the Terrapins, 2-1 for the first time in program history on Sunday afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. The fifth-seeded Badgers (9-4-4 overall, 4-3-1 Big Ten) used a late goal in the final four minutes of the game to upset the fourth-seeded Terrapins (10-5-3, 5-1-2), who were ranked 23rd in the latest national poll. Senior Mark Segb... More>>

Badgers Drop in AP Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 4, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:                                                         Record    Pts    Pv   1... More>>

Badgers men's hockey ties North Dakota

The No. 7 Badgers men's hockey team tallied a 2-2 tie against No. 4 North Dakota. Wisconsin did win the subsequent exhibition shootout 2-0. The Dhooge brother each scored their first collegiate goals. Sean scored on a penalty shot. Jason added a goal in the third period that gave Wisconsin a 2-1 lead. Kyle Hayton made 30 saves. The Badgers are now 6-4-1 on the season. North Dakota is 6-2-2. More>>

Badgers volleyball finishes sweep of Maryland

The Wisconsin volleyball team ended a brief  The eighth-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team completed a season sweep Maryland on Saturday night in the UW Field House. 

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Badgers women's hockey dominates Ohio State

The top-ranked Badgers women's hockey team dominated No. 4 Ohio State 7-0 in front of a sellout crowd at LaBahn Arena. Six different Badgers scored. Alexis Mauermann netted two goals. Baylee Wellhausen, Abby Roque, Sam Cogan, Maddie Rowe and Presley Norby also scored. Wisconsin improves to 13-0-0 on the season. 

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North Dakota skates past Badgers 3-2

In a Top Ten showdown at the Kohl Center, Wisconsin came out on the losing end. No. 4 North Dakota scored a power play goal in the third period to edge No. 7 Wisconsin 3-2. 

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Badgers men beat Northern Iowa in hoops exhibition

The Badgers men's basketball team made a favorable first impression. Wisconsin topped Northern Iowa 69-38 in an exhibition. 

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Wisconsin ranked No. 9 in first College Football Playoff rankings

Despite being one of five remaining undefeated teams still standing in college football, Wisconsin received a No. 9 rank in the first College Football Playoff ranking released Tuesday night. 

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Rettke sets Big Ten record with seventh Freshman of the Week award

With four weeks left in the 2017 volleyball regular season, Dana Rettke has already set the Big Ten Conference record for Freshman of the Week honors. The Wisconsin Badgers’ 6-8 middle blocker earned her seventh weekly award on Monday, breaking the old mark of six set by Samantha Seliger-Swenson of Minnesota in 2015.

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UW Women's Hockey Remains Unbeaten After OT Win

Senior co-captain Baylee Wellhausen scored 1:32 into overtime to lift the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team to a 2-1 victory over No. 6 Minnesota on Sunday at Ridder Arena. Wellhausen, who entered the weekend goalless, scored her second of the weekend for Wisconsin (12-0-0, 6-0-0-0 WCHA), sending the puck over the shoulder of Minnesota (5-4-1, 4-3-1-0 WCHA) netminder Sydney Peters. After a scoreless first period, the Badgers capitalized on a 2-on-1 situation as junior Sam Co... More>>

Wisconsin Women's Soccer Upsets Minnesota in B1G Quarterfinals

The Wisconsin women’s soccer team marched into Minneapolis Sunday afternoon and left with a 2-0 upset victory against the Gophers. Freshman Maia Cella broke open the scoring for Wisconsin in the 32nd minute on a corner kick from freshman Sammy Kleedtke. Cella was able to get her head on the ball and knock it into the back of the net for her first career goal. The Badgers would maintain the 1-0 lead through the first half. Kleedtke’s assist marks the third-straight game w... More>>

Badgers up to No. 4 in AP top 25 poll

After a 24-10 win at Illinois on Saturday, the 8-0 Wisconsin football team is now No. 4 in the weekly Associated Press top 25 poll released on Sunday. The Badgers travel to Indiana on Saturday for an 11 a.m. kickoff on WKOW-TV.

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No. 9 Wisconsin Volleyball Sweeps Northwestern

A solid team effort propelled the ninth-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team to a sweep of Northwestern, 25-17, 25-9, 25-16, at the UW Field House Saturday night. Wisconsin (15-6 overall, 6-6 Big Ten) hit an impressive .357 (46 kills – 10 errors – 93 attempts) while holding Northwestern to .020 (24-22-100), the second lowest by a UW opponent this season.  Senior Lauryn Gillis and freshman Dana Rettke led the offensive charge, collecting 12 and 11 kills, respectively. Se... More>>

No. 1 Badgers Women's Hockey earns Border Battle victory over No. 6 Golden Gophers

Sophomore Presley Norby scored with five minutes left in the third to give the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team a 3-2 victory over No. 6 Minnesota on Saturday afternoon at Ridder Arena. Norby, a Minnetonka, Minnesota, native, also earned the primary assist on the Badgers’ (11-0-0, 5-0-0-0 WCHA) first goal of the game, courtesy of junior Sophia Shaver. Shaver gave UW a 1-0 lead just 30 seconds into the first period after collecting a pass from Norby and flipping the puc... More>>

DE Obasih Eligible to Play Saturday

Wisconsin senior defensive end Chikwe Obasih has been cleared to return to play.  Obasih has been out almost all season long (playing only vs. Utah State), nursing a leg injury. On Thursday, he was taken off the injury report - and it was announced he will be eligible Saturday against Illinois. In 42 career games for the Badgers, Obasih has recorded 85 total tackles, 9 tackles for loss and 4 sacks. Receiver Danny Davis and running back Chris James were both ruled out... More>>

Badgers volleyball falls to No. 1 Penn State

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The ninth-ranked Badgers volleyball team didn't have enough to upset No. 1 Penn State at home. The Nittany Lions won 25-19, 25-22, 23-25, 25-16. 

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Badgers' Taylor named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

For the third straight week, Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. This is Taylor's fourth time winning the award. Taylor ran for 126 yards and one touchdown on 22 carries.

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Badgers' Rettke named Player of the Week

Wisconsin's 6'8" freshman stood out again this past week. For the second time this season, Dana Rettke has been named the Big Ten Conference Player of the Week. 

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Badgers add exhibition game vs. Northern Iowa

The Wisconsin men’s basketball team will host an exhibition game against Northern Iowa on Wednesday, November 1, with tip slated for 7 p.m. at the Kohl Center.

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Wisconsin White squad wins Red White Scrimmage

The Wisconsin men's basketball team hosted their annual Red - White Scrimmage at the Kohl Center Sunday afternoon. The men's roster split into a Red team and White team and scrimmaged each other in front of fans. The White squad came away with a 55-34 win.

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Wisconsin remains No. 5 in AP Top 25 poll

The Wisconsin football team remains No. 5 nationally in the Associated Press top 25 poll released on Sunday. The Badgers are coming off a 38-13 home win against Maryland. Wisconsin travels to Illinois this week.

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#1 UW Women's Hockey Sweeps Bemidji St.

Senior Claudia Kepler scored two goals and sophomore Abby Roque recorded two assists to lead the No. 1 Wisconsin women's hockey team to a 5-1 win over Bemidji State Saturday night. Wisconsin (10-0-0, 4-0-0-0 WCHA) took an early 1-0 lead over Bemidji State (1-6-1, 0-4-0-0 WCHA) when Kepler went top-shelf on a pass from sophomore Presley Norby less than a minute into the game. Freshman Natalie Buchbinder made it 2-0 late in the first, notching her first career goal as a Badger after r... More>>

Badgers Men's Hockey Blanks NMU, 4-0

After suffering an overtime loss on Friday night, the No. 5/6 Wisconsin men’s hockey team bested Northern Michigan in a decisive 4-0 win at the Resch Center. Wisconsin (5-2-0, 1-1-0-0 Big Ten) outshot the Wildcats 43-11 while killing off five NMU (4-2-0, 2-0-0-0 WCHA) power plays to keep NMU scoreless. Sophomore goaltender Jack Berry made his season debut between the pipes, recording 11 saves in his second career shutout. Berry’s first shutout was against Northern M... More>>

#1 Badgers Women's Hockey bury Bemidji State

The top-ranked Wisconsin women’s hockey team scored three times in a six-minute span in the second period to power past Bemidji State, 5-1, on Friday night at LaBahn Arena. After giving up a power-play goal in the first period, the Wisconsin (9-0-0, 3-0-0-0 WCHA) offense came to life in the second, scoring three quick goals to put the Badgers up 3-1 over Bemidji State (1-5-1, 0-3-0-0 WCHA).  Senior Claudia Kepler tallied her team-leading sixth goal on a Badger&n... More>>

Week 8 of Sports Extra

Lance Veeser, Amy Gill and Alec Ausmus preview Saturday's Wisconsin game against Maryland and Sunday's match-up between the Packers and Saints.

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Badgers to play on Friday night again next season

For the second straight season, the Badgers football team will begin on a Friday night. The Big Ten announcing some schedule changes for the 2018 season. Among those changes, Wisconsin will now host Western Kentucky on Friday, Aug. 31st.  The Badgers opened this season with a 59-10 win over Utah State on a Friday night. That game drew the smallest crowd of season thus far at Camp Randall Stadium. Below is a list of Big Ten games that have been moved to different dates for the 2... More>>

Happ named to preseason All-Big Ten team

Badgers forward Ethan Happ has been named to the preseason All-Big Ten team. The junior averaged 14 points and nine rebounds a game last season. He was the only Wisconsin player to earn a preseason nod. 

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Big Ten expands conference basketball schedules next season

The Big Ten is increasing its conference schedule to 20 games in men's basketball and 18 in women's basketball, starting in the 2018-19 season.    The conference announced the move Thursday before its men's basketball media day at Madison Square Garden.    Under the new format, men's teams will play seven opponents twice and six teams once, splitting the single matchups evenly between home and away. In-state rivalries Illinois-Northwestern, Michigan-Michigan State ... More>>

Badgers give Sheffield career win No. 400

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The ninth-ranked Badgers volleyball team cruised to victory on the road and gave head coach Kelly Sheffield his 400th career win. Wisconsin swept Maryland, 25-16, 25-20, 25-19.

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Chryst on "Coach of the Year" Award Watch List

Wisconsin's Paul Chryst is on the American Heart Association (AHA) Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards Watch List for 2017 Coach of the Year.  The organization announced the list on Wednesday.  The award is in Bryant’s honor because he passed away from heart disease in 1983.  The winner will be announced live on January 10, 2018. The 20 coaches on this year’s Watch List are (in alphabetical order): · Paul Chryst – University of Wisconsi... More>>

Granato to Coach Former Badgers at Deutschland Cup

The Wisconsin men’s hockey team will be represented at this year’s Deutschland Cup, as two former players have been selected to compete for Team USA at the tournament. Former Badgers Robbie Earl and Tom Gilbert are among the 29 players named to the U.S. Men’s National Select Team that will compete at the 2017 Deutschland Cup in Augsburg, Germany. The tournament runs from Nov. 10-12 and is an evaluation tool for choosing the Team USA Olympic roster. A... More>>

Herro decommits from Badgers

The Badgers men's basketball program appears to have lost it's top recruit in this year's senior class. Whitnall star Tyler Herro announced his decommitment from Wisconsin on Twitter. 

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Groshek adds depth to Badgers run game

The Badgers have no shortage of weapons at running back. Jonathan Taylor, Bradrick Shaw and Chris James has carried the bulk of the run game, but redshirt freshman Garrett Groshek making the most of his opportunities and is adding depth to the Wisconsin run game.

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McCarthy: Packers' Rodgers to have surgery on collarbone

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone, and that his season could be over.

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Badgers slide up to No. 5 in national AP poll

The Wisconsin football team moved to (6-0) on the season after a 17-9 win over Purdue on Saturday, becoming bowl game eligible for the 16th straight season. The Bagders also moved up two spots to No. 5 in the AP national poll.

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Men's Hockey Rolls Over Merrimack

The Wisconsin men’s hockey team needed just 39 seconds in the second period to gain a big lead over Merrimack College, defeating the Warriors, 4-1, on Saturday night in Massachusetts. The Badgers (4-1-0, 1-1-0-0 Big Ten) executed on both ends of the ice to come away with the victory, despite being outshot 42-34. Senior goaltender Kyle Hayton made a season-high 41 saves in the win, backstopping the team to his fourth victory between the pipes at Wisconsin. --Wisconsin Athletic... More>>

#1 Women's Hockey Beats Minnesota State, 3-1

Freshman forward Brette Pettet scored the game-winning goal late in the first period to power the No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team past Minnesota State, 3-1, Saturday afternoon in Minnesota. Senior forward Claudia Kepler put Wisconsin (8-0-0, 2-0-0-0 WCHA) on the board first against Minnesota State (1-4-1 0-2-0-0 WCHA), hammering home a deflected shot from sophomore Presley Norby and tallying her team-high fifth goal of the season.  --Wisconsin Athletic Communications More>>

Badgers pick up set sweep over Indiana Friday night

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The 11th-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team won its second-straight match with a three set sweep over Indiana at the UW Field House Friday night. 

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Wisconsin Hoops Commit Discusses Decision Video included

Wisconsin men's basketball picked up a big verbal commitment verbal commitment on Wednesday night.  Joe Hedstrom is a 6'10" center from Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minnesota and told the Badgers he wants to head to Madison next year. 247Sports ranks him 34th at his position in the nation. Hedstrom says part of the Badgers' pitch was that they've had numerous players in the past who are similar to him, who have had lots of success. "I really bought into the... More>>

Biegel Excited to Come Off PUP List, Begin Practicing Video included

Former Badger line backer Vince Biegel, taken in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL draft by Green Bay - will be eligible to come off the physically unable to perform list after this Sunday's Packers game against the Vikings. Biegel says rehab after his foot surgery has been going well and that he's ready to roll. "I feel so much more confident," Biegel said Wednesday. "The pop's back in, the strength. I'm ready to take the next step and help these guys out.... More>>

WR Peavy Out for Purdue Game

As No. 7 Wisconsin prepares for Purdue this week, they are doing so knowing that play-making wide receiver Jazz Peavy will not be on the field at Camp Randall.  The senior was ruled out Thursday for Saturday's match-up against the Boilermakers. Coach Paul Chryst said Peavy has a lingering issue with his right leg, and that doctors say the best way for him to get healthy is to get some rest.  Chryst also said he doesn't anticipate Peavy's injury to be a l... More>>

Badgers' Taylor not feeling the pressure

Entering fall camp, Jonathan Taylor wasn't even sure if he would see the field for the Badgers this season. The true freshman was under consideration for a redshirt season until dominating some fall scrimmages. Just a couple months later, Taylor finds himself on the short list of the best running backs in the country. 

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Badgers men's hockey climbs into Top Ten

Following a series split with Ohio State, the Badgers men's hockey team has cracked the top ten of the USCHO.com Poll. Wisconsin climbs two spots this week to No. 10. The Badgers are 2-1-0 on the season.  

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Badgers' Taylor takes home Big Ten honors again

For the second time this season, Badgers' running back Jonathan Taylor has been named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the victory over Nebraska on Saturday. 

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Former Badger J.J. Watt breaks left leg against Chiefs

J.J. Watt broke his left leg on Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, leaving the Houston Texans without one of their biggest stars for the second straight season.

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Badgers jump two spots in AP poll

The Wisconsin Badgers football team jumped up two spots from No. 9 to No. 7 in the most recent Associated Press poll on Sunday after a 38-17 win over Nebraska Saturday night. 

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Women's Hockey: Badgers sweep Syracuse

 Four different Badgers found the back of the net as the No. 1 Wisconsin women's hockey team dispatched Syracuse, 5-2, on Saturday at the Tennity Ice Pavilion.  

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Badgers complete weekend split against OSU with 3-2 Win

The No. 12 Wisconsin men's hockey team closed out their weekend home series against No. 19 Ohio State with a split after a 3-2 at the Kohl Center Saturday afternoon.

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Top-ranked Badgers women top Syracuse

The No. 1 Wisconsin women's hockey team stayed unbeaten by taking down Syracuse 1-0 on the road. Abby Roque scored the lone goal for the Badgers at the 6:35 mark of the second period. 

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Badger Men's Hockey Falls to OSU in Big Ten Opener

Verona native Tarek Baker gave the Badgers a 2-1 lead on a penalty shot for his first career goal in third period, but Ohio State scored twice in the last five minutes to take victory Friday at the Kohl Center in the season opener of Big Ten play. Wisconsin (1-1-0, 0-1-0 Big Ten) returns to the ice on Saturday at 5 p.m. looking for a series split with the Buckeyes (1-0-0, 1-0-0 Big Ten). --Wisconsin Athletic Communications More>>

Wisconsin's Hayton named to Richter Award watch list

Wisconsin senior goaltender Kyle Hayton is one of the 20 names on the watch list for the 2018 Mike Richter Award. The award, named after the former Badgers great, is given to the top goaltender in Division 1 men's hockey. 

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A change of scenery for Hayton, a change of pace for the Badgers

The Wisconsin men's hockey team just missed making the NCAA tournament last season. Proving how important each win can be. In 2016-17 the Badgers lost five games but just one goal, and hope the addition of graduate transfer goaltender Kyle Hayton can help turn those numbers around this season.

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Badgers women's hockey team tops the rankings

The undefeated Badgers women's hockey team has climbed to the top of the rankings. Wisconsin took over the top spot in this week's USCHO.com Poll.  USCHO.com Women's Hockey Poll 1  Wisconsin (10) 2  Clarkson (5) 3  Boston College T-4  Minnesota T-4  Minnesota Duluth 6  St. Lawrence 7 Cornell 8  Northeastern 9  Robert Morris 10 Colgate Others receiving votes: Ohio State 11, Merrimack 6, Harvard 4, Providence 4, Quinnipiac 4,... More>>

Badgers' Rettke named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

For the fourth time this season, Wisconsin's Dana Rettke has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. Rettke led the Badgers with 12 kills at Iowa. She followed that up with 11 kills at Nebraska as the Badgers split their two matches this past weekend. The 6'8" middle blocker added ten blocks over the weekend. More>>

Badgers' Jamerson named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Wisconsin senior Natrell Jamerson has been named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week following his noteworthy performance against Northwestern. 

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Men's College Hockey: Badgers open season with 3-2 win

The first day of October brought the Badgers their first game of the season, and also their first win after a 3-2 victory over Michigan Tech Sunday afternoon at the Kohl Center. 

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#7 Wisconsin Volleyball Nets 2nd Conference Loss of Season

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Despite winning the first two sets, the No. 7 Wisconsin volleyball team was unable to seal the deal against No. 8 Nebraska on the road. The Huskers (11-3 overall, 4-0 Big Ten) pulled away to win 22-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-8 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Saturday night. Outside hitter Kelli Bates recorded a match-high 20 kills with 10 digs to earn her fourth double-double of the season and the 26th of her career. Setter Sydney Hilley also netted a double-double tonight, th... More>>

Pettet Records Hat Trick in Women's Hockey Win

Freshman forward Brette Pettet recorded a hat trick to lead the No. 2 Wisconsin (4-0-0) women’s hockey team to a 5-1 victory over Mercyhurst on Friday night. The Nova Scotia native became the 29th player in Wisconsin history to record a three-goal night and the first freshman to accomplish the feat since Annie Pankowski tallied a hat trick in 2014. Pettet wasn’t the only Badger to shine as Alexis Mauermann recorded a career-high four points off a goal and three...

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UW Inducts 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Wisconsin Athletics held its 2017 Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday night.

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