Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points, Traevon Jackson added 14 and No. 9 Wisconsin finished off its home schedule with a 76-70 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night.
MADISON, Wis. -- Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points, Traevon Jackson added 14 and No. 9 Wisconsin finished off its home schedule with a 76-70 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night.
Kaminsky, a 7-footer who can shoot from the perimeter, went 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Badgers (25-5, 12-5 Big Ten), who won their eighth straight thanks in large part to shooting 48 percent from...
MADISON, Wis. -- When Frank Kaminsky arrived as a freshman at Wisconsin two years ago, he much preferred shooting a 3-pointer to banging in the post. The perimeter is not where you'd expect to find most 7-footers, and though Kaminsky's shooting touch was better than most, having an inside presence was an area he needed to improve to become an elite Big Ten big man.
Whether it's because Wisconsin is playing with more energy or paying better attention to details, the 16th-ranked Badgers have regained their confidence.
Nothing like a four-game winning streak to break out of a midseason slumber.
Leading the way has been 7-footer Frank Kaminsky, who has turned into a force in the lane on both ends of the court.
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That was quite the roller coaster of a game.
The first half was one of the best we’ve seen all year, but we knew Michigan would make it close. Thankfully Frank Kaminsky was able to put it away at the end.
Let’s jump into the box score.
Wisconsin outscored Michigan in the paint 32-14. This is my favorite stat of the day. Kaminsky had a lot to do with this, but...
Wisconsin's basketball program swept a pair of crucial Big Ten games last week against Minnesota and Michigan. Badgers players Frank Kaminsky and Nigel Hayes, in turn, swept the conference's weekly awards on Monday.
Kaminsky was named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week, alongside Nebraska's Terran Petteway, while Hayes earned his fourth Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor....
Crisler Arena had come to life and the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team, once in complete control of the game, could feel it slipping away.
Frank Kaminsky had a simple thought running through his head at the time.
“I don’t want to lose,” he said. “We had such a big lead the whole game, we didn’t want to let that get away from us.”
It didn’t, thanks...
The next chapter of the Wisconsin-Minnesota rivalry will unfold tonight, as Wisconsin plans to add to their two-game winning streak.
It was a big weekend for both teams. On Saturday the Golden Gophers ceased a three game slide. Sunday, the Badger upset power house Michigan State, throwing themselves right back into the fight for Big Ten positioning.
Round one of 2014 border...
As expected the Wisconsin Badgers came into Champaign last night and put an end to their two game losing streak. It wasn’t a great win by any means, but there sure were some positives to focus on.
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From the start, the first half of action was a seesaw of scoring. The first 16 minutes saw 17 lead changes until Wisconsin was finally able to pull themselves away...
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The Golden Gophers never trailed a single second Wednesday night as they defeated the #8 ranked Badgers 81-68. The relentless roars of the capacity filled Williams Arena provided enough lift for the Gophers as they battled out a hard fought game.
The story of the first half was Minnesota’s Maurice Walker. With scoring leader Andre Hollins injuring his ankle in the opening seconds...