2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
22-13, 3rd in Big Ten
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10hJeff Borzello

Biggest recruiting questions facing new coaches

Can Josh Pastner keep top talent in Georgia? Will Tubby Smith change his recruiting philosophy at Memphis? New coaches face some difficult questions.

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Champ Nova to open Gavitt Games vs. Purdue

The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.

Should Nigel Hayes return to Wisconsin? (1:44)
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WIll Hayes head back to Wisconsin?

The Badgers certainly hope so. Nigel Hayes wasn't a rock for Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament, but there's no question he'd be huge for a team that could bring back all of its players from last year's Sweet 16 squad. Draft decisions that could change CBB (Insider)

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14dMyron Medcalf

Maryland starts a dance party in college sports

It started as a dance challenge issued by Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens, but the "#runningmanchallenge" has spread across the college hoops world.


Zach Heilprin, Badgers Reporter

Debating Barry Alvarez's importance in the grand scheme of Wisconsin sports as well as the greatest Packers receiver ever.

State of Wisconsin recruiting under Gard (0:40)

Hayes and Happ reflect on Badgers' season

Badgers basketball players Ethan Happ and Nigel Hayes join the Blue Carpet Show. Happ reflects on an up-and-down season, while Hayes fields questions on the NBA draft process.


Ryan and Gard have touching reunion

Former Badgers basketball coach Bo Ryan and current coach Greg Gard reunite before the Wisconsin Sports Awards and Ryan tears up mid-interview.


Watch the Wisconsin Sports Awards on ESPN3/WatchESPN

For the first time in its history, the Wisconsin Sports Awards will be broadcasted live on ESPN 3 and WatchESPN via the ESPN app. Watch: Tonight at 7:45 p.m.


Zach Heilprin, Badgers Reporter

Following the discussion of whether Jordan Spieth "choked" at the Masters, the guys try to determine what a "choke" is and if the Badgers have done so in recent years.

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23dPeter Keating and Jordan Brenner

Upset heroes comprise 2016 All-Giant Killer Team

Villanova cut down the nets, but don't forget the first-round stars, like Stephen F. Austin's Thomas Walkup, who made the NCAA tournament memorable.

26dZach Heilprin

Wisconsin Sports Awards on WatchESPN

For the first time in its history, the Wisconsin Sports Awards will be broadcasted live on ESPN 3 and WatchESPN via the ESPN app.


2017 Bracketology: No. 4 Seeds

  • East: Oklahoma Sooners
  • West: Wisconsin Badgers
  • South: Indiana Hoosiers
  • Midwest: Seton Hall Pirates
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Just getting a feel

Pat Richter believes Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes is just trying to get a feel for where he stands by sending his name to the NBA draft committee.

All on the line (4:43)

Team Stats

Points Per Game56.3
Rebounds Per Game37.0
Assists Per Game9.7
Points Allowed55.72nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record36-21
Championship Seasons1941
Tournament Appearances22