MADISON— Greg Gard looked down at the stat sheet to find something to harp on about Ethan Happ. He missed four foul shots and committed three turnovers. But those miscues got glossed over by all the good things that Happ did on Tuesday night. The athletic forward had 28 points in one of his best all-around efforts of the season, and undermanned Wisconsin overcame another injury to beat Indiana 71-61. Happ hit 11 of 17 shots, adding nine rebounds, four steals and two blocks for the
MADISON — The injury news keeps getting worse for Wisconsin. The team said Monday that freshman guard Kobe King would miss the rest of the season following left knee surgery. One of three promising newcomers to the roster this year, King averaged 5.2 points after playing in each of the first 10 games. He is eligible to apply for a medical redshirt. Starting point guard D’Mitrik Trice was also scheduled to have surgery Monday. The sophomore was averaging 9.4 points and playing a
MADISON — Playing on the road against Marquette’s biggest rival, Markus Howard turned to Wisconsin’s vocal student section after making a couple 3s and gestured for fans to quiet down. All in good fun, the sharpshooting Howard said, though the sophomore will relish his first visit into the Badgers’ hostile lair. Andrew Rowsey scored 24 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, while Howard added 23 points in the 82-63 win on Saturday over Wisconsin.
PHILADELPHIA — Take away Shizz Alston Jr. and Temple was 2 of 9 from the foul line on Wednesday night against Wisconsin. When it came down to crunch time, though, the Badgers kept fouling the wrong guy. Shizz Alston Jr. scored 22 points and hit four decisive free throws to set a school record and lead Temple to a 59-55 victory over Wisconsin. “He was not the guy we wanted to foul,” Wisconsin coach Greg Gard said. “They did a good job of getting the ball to him, and