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While having a well-rounded roster is great, the Badger men’s basketball team needs to stay strong in its conference play. That’s especially true as they head into the core of their Big Ten schedule. Read more

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Ethan Happ is the man to take the Badgers to the NCAA tourney this year. The remarkable stats are in his favor Read more

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Injuries, inexperience end the UW men’s basketball season early. Can UW return to its status as a premier team? Read more

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Local athletes provided many reasons for optimism in a tumultuous year in sports. From UW basketball to a La Follette wheelchair track and field star, we recap it all for you. Read more

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Otherwise, the rest of the Badgers men’s basketball team is essentially brand new, with young and inexperienced players. Read more

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The basketball Badgers are where they deserve to be. But the road to the Final Four won’t get any easier. Read more

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The Badgers’ prospects are slim in the NCAA tourney. Should UW beat VT, the Badgers likely will face defending national champion Villanova in the second round. Read more

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Badgers men’s basketball team is just eking out victories against mediocre opponents. The team is going to have to step up. Read more

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Women’s volleyball rules, but basketball and men’s hockey have growing pains. Those young teams are working through some issues. Read more

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Prognosis for Badgers men’s basketball season: good. Some are expecting a whole lot more than last year’s already strong performance. Read more

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Paulius Musteikis

It takes a certain type of person to play international ball, says former Badger Mike Wilkinson. It’s not necessarily the game that’s the problem; it’s the lifestyle. Read more

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The NCAA will rake in roughly $11.5 million for every game in this year’s March Madness tournament. The basketball players deserve some of it. Read more

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Max Siker / UW Athletics

The scrappy Badgers have a good chance in the Sweet 16. Despite Bo Ryan’s exit and Greg Gard’s sudden entrance, the team is peaking at exactly the right time. Read more

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The UW-Madison men’s basketball team triumphed despite a rough ride to the NCAA finals. This scrappy team has been tenacious in reaching the big dance. Read more

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Just months ago, Greg Gard seemed in no rush to run one of college basketball’s most consistent programs. Then Bo Ryan retired and Gard became interim coach and worked wonders with a young team. Read more

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The heir apparent to the Bo Ryan dynasty has gotten off to a rough start. The season — and his future — hangs in the balance. Read more

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Bo Ryan announced Dec. 15 that he would retire effective immediately; his longtime coaching assistant, Greg Gard, was named interim head coach. But will Gard ultimately get the top job? Read more

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While the expectations of many Badger men’s basketball fans are justifiably lower than they were last year at this time, there are a slew of promising frosh to watch. Read more

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Patrick Herb had less than two months to write about the most successful basketball season in University of Wisconsin history. He took three weeks off work, set up shop at libraries and coffeehouses, and delivered the book within six weeks. Read more

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David Stluka / UW Athletics

You know that numbness you feel when something you were certain would happen, in the end, does not? That’s how I felt as the final seconds of the NCAA men’s basketball national championship game ticked off the clock Monday night. Read more

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