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Badger women hang on in OT to beat Florida Atlantic 82-73

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MADISON, Wis. – A short-handed Wisconsin women's basketball team took advantage of every extra minute available Monday night to defeat Florida Atlantic, 82-73, in overtime at the Kohl Center. It was the Badgers' first overtime win since defeating Wyoming, 63-59, on Dec. 12, 2010.
·         Freshman Tessa Cichy netted a career-high 11 points and six rebounds in a career-best 26 minutes of action. Cichy had previously played a season-high seven minutes against Alabama on Dec. 1.
·         Senior Tiera Stephen tied a career-high with nine assists.
·         Sophomore Jacki Gulczynski recorded her first career double-double with a career-high 16 points and 11 rebounds.
·         The Badgers shot a season-high 50.9 percent (27-of-53).
·         Wisconsin's 82 points were a season high and the most since scoring 86 against Kansas on Nov. 21, 2010.
 
Wisconsin closes out its four-game home stand with a return to the UW Field House on Saturday, Dec. 15, when it hosts Eastern Illinois at 2 p.m.
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