Trevon Bluiett was off early at a raucous Kohl Center, but No. 15 Xavier got plenty of help picking up the slack until Bluiett buried Wisconsin late.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/10W 85-50
- 11/12W 89-61
- 11/1615L 80-70
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Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in a decisive run over the final 1:47, to help No. 15 Xavier pull away late for an 80-70 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night in one of the Gavitt Tipoff Games.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
There might not be another Wisconsin possession tonight where Ethan Happ doesn't touch the ball.
Khalil Iverson, held scoreless in Wisconsin's season debut two days earlier, led the Badgers with 17 points Sunday as they cruised to an 89-61 win over Yale.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Wisconsin's Andy Van Vliet scored 18 points in his first career start on 4 of 5 shooting from 3-point range. The 6-11 junior from Belgium hit 7 of 11 shots in 22 minutes in the Badgers' 85-50 win over South Carolina State.
Ethan Happ had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Wisconsin opened a season of transition with an 85-50 win on Friday night over South Carolina State.
Ethan Happ lands at No. 2. The junior forward figures to improve on last season's terrific numbers, given the Badgers' offseason losses.
Happ is posting outrageous per-40-minute averages of 22 points, 14 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 2.8 steals and 1.8 blocks. His unmatched energy level makes him a very intriguing NBA prospect.
The 6-foot-10 junior, who's proven he can score both inside and outside, received second-team honors at forward.
In an effort to create more excitement for fans, the Big Ten officially decided it will move from an 18-game conference slate in men's basketball to a 20-game schedule next season.
Why did top recruit Tyler Herro decommit from Wisconsin? Bryan Dee and Dan Needles discuss in "Fact or Fiction" presented by Fields Automotive.
Tyler Herro, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard ranked No. 27 in the ESPN 100 for 2018, has decommitted from Wisconsin.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 100 Tyler Herro has decommitted from Wisconsin. No. 27 in 2018.
Mike Schmitz ESPN
2018 PG Tyler Herro having a really nice day at USAB Minicamp. Great get for Wisconsin. 6-4, solid frame, creative passer, can play PnR, smooth stroke, Should be an instant impact guard for the Badgers.
In wake of the current NCAA scandal involving big time programs - former Badgers G Ben Brust joins Greg and Tausch to talk about the hypocrisy in college sports.
Jonathan Givony ESPN
Bronson Koenig will sign a contract with the Chicago Bulls today, a league source informed ESPN. The 6'3 combo guard was an All-Big Ten Conference player at Wisconsin in each of the past two seasons, shooting 39% from beyond the arc for his college career. Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg had recruited Koenig out of high school when he was the head coach of Iowa State. Koenig had originally signed a two-way contract with the Milwaukee Bucks in July, but was released last week. He will sign an exhibit nine training camp contract with the Bulls and will be one of a half dozen players competing for their two remaining active roster spots.
Greg is joined by former Wisconsin Basketball Star Ben Brust. They talk about the developing NCAA Hoops scandal.
Sam Dekker joins Wilde and Tausch to talk about his experience at Lambeau Field on Sunday, he also asks Wilde how he has never seen SpongeBob SquarePants.
Once it was a rule -- big men were to get themselves into the paint and stay there. Not anymore. And certainly not this season in college basketball, when new names and old faces show they are just fine on the perimeter and in the post.
Sam Dekker joins Wilde and Tausch to explain just how and why Packers' QB Aaron Rodgers ended up playing plumber and fixing his kitchen sink.
Quarterback by day, mechanic by night: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers comes to the rescue for Clippers forward Sam Dekker and his broken sink.
Fresh off of a trip to Israel, Sam Dekker joins Wilde and Tausch with stories from his trip. He also talks about his bobble-head night at the Timber Rattlers game.