Madison (WQOW) -- Halfway through the season, Wisconsin has earned its spot among the nation's elite. The Badgers are one of four undefeated teams remaining.
The Badgers have never been called flashy, but this might be the most complete offensive team Bo Ryan has had in some time. This year, Wisconsin is averaging 76 points per game, topping last year's squad by eleven points per game.
A couple of factors for the Badgers' offensive output? Wisconsin leads the Big Ten in three-point shooting and are making more free throws than opponents are attempting. Whatever the squad is doing, it's certainly working.
"I don't want to take any credit away from the last two year's teams because they're still really good teams. It's just different personnel, different styles that fit the personnel. So I just think that this year we put more of an emphasis on being aggressive early. I think that when you have a talented group as we have, that is one through five with another three or four off the bench that are good -- you have to take advantage. We can do that, we're talented enough to do that," says junior guard Traevon Jackson.
Wisconsin's next game is Tuesday in Bloomington against the Hoosiers.
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