Down by eight at halftime, Wofford came out smoking in the second half, hitting its first eight shots, including three three-pointers. Despite a considerable size disadvantage, the Terriers worked Wisconsin over on the backboard and took the lead several times in a back-and-forth half.
But after Trevon Hughes hit Leuer for the go-ahead score, Cameron Rundles turned the ball over with 4.9 seconds to go. Leuer was fouled and made both free throws to seal it. Rundles was in tears and had to be consoled by several teammates as they walked off the floor.
So the Badgers advance, but they can't feel great about the effort. Hughes' assist was one of only three by his entire team for the game. Wisconsin was just 1-of-8 on threes and got just 14 points outside of Hughes and Leuer. Sounds weird to say, but the Badgers will have to play better than that to beat Cornell.