Badgers' first loss became a big win

Wisconsin's preseason trip to Canada sparked new offensive ideas for Bo Ryan

Originally Published: April 1, 2014
By C.L. Brown | ESPN.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- What could unofficially be termed Wisconsin's first game of the 2013-14 season did as much to help its Final Four run as any regular-season game. The Badgers played Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, in the first of a five-game exhibition tour.

They played by FIBA rules.

They used a 24-second shot clock.

They absolutely got run out of the gym.

The Ravens, who won their 10th Canadian Interuniversity Sport title in the past 12 years in early March, ...

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