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5-7, 4th in Big Ten

Weird Wisconsin win

Bryan Dee and Dan Needles discuss the strange ending to Wisconsin's victory over Western Kentucky, and whether or not Brad Davison's drawn foul was called correctly.

Wisconsin wins in peculiar fashion (2:11)

Former Badgers guard Ben Brust

Ben joins Homer and Gabe to discuss a variety of topics including the looming Wisconsin-Marquette showdown, some tales from his recruitment, decommitting from Iowa and more.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

That's a good win for Temple and Fran Dunphy, who could make some noise in the American race this season. Shizz Alston Jr. and Co. outplayed a Badgers team that missed an opportunity to steal a solid road win, a win the Badgers needed.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Can't overstate the significance of this game for Wisconsin (No. 6 in strength of schedule, per BPI), which has a resume that's featured impressive challenges but no impressive wins. A road win at a top-50ish Temple would help. If the Badgers lose, they'll be searching for every meaningful win in a lukewarm Big Ten. No real test until their road game at Purdue on Jan. 16.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

I disagree with the Flagrant 1 that was called on Brevin Pritzl for an inadvertent elbow against Josh Brown in this Temple-Wisconsin game. Yes, he hit him with an elbow but no malice. Just a guy trying to get around a defender. Pivotal call. Not sure this crew got it right.

Wisconsin edges Penn State by a point (0:41)
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State of the conferences: Big Ten

As the 2017-18 college basketball season gets underway, let's pause to consider the status of each major conference. Right now, the Big Ten looks underwhelming.

Virginia's Salt punishes the rim (0:22)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Big Ten/ACC challenge kicks off tonight at 7:00 PM on ESPN2. Per BPI the ACC is the favorite to win the challenge at 54%, the Big Ten has a 24% chance to win, and there is a 22% chance it ends in a 7-7 tie.

Holiday was 'looking to be aggressive' on game-winner (0:35)
Holiday makes game-winning layup (0:36)

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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.3307th
Rebounds Per Game30.8Tied-335th
Assists Per Game12.6Tied-272nd
Points Allowed66.577th

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Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record36-21
Championship Seasons1941
Tournament Appearances22