2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
22-7, 2nd in Big Ten
Michigan State tops Wisconsin at home (1:30)
Injured senior Harris gets special moment in win (0:56)
Ward's and-1 gets Breslin Center rocking (0:31)

David Mayo @David_Mayo

Nigel Hayes is 4 of 12 FTs. If he were making his freebies it would be a different game.

McQuaid spins and hits fadeaway jumper for Spartans (0:16)

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

Nigel Hayes has gotten really, really good at dislocating and/or hooking with his off arm without really extending it or making it look obvious. Whether this is clever or cheap probably depends on whether you're a Wisconsin fan or not, but it sure is effective.

Showalter's 3-pointer beats the buzzer for Wisconsin (0:18)

David Mayo @David_Mayo

Zak Showalter transition triple at the buzzer and all that good work by MSU is virtually for naught after cold end to half. MSU leads 38-37.

Winston and Ward connect on Michigan State alley-oop (0:22)
Which highly rated team is poised for early exit? (0:46)

Can Badgers keep heat on Boilers?

When Wisconsin visits Michigan State on Sunday, the Badgers will know if a win will put them in a first-place tie with Purdue in the Big Ten. The Spartans will close out their season schedule at the Breslin Student Events Center having won their last four games there. (Sunday, 4 p.m. ET) Preview


Josh Gasser, Wisconsin Badgers

Former Badgers guard Josh Gasser joins Gabe Neitzel and Greg Scalzo at The Edgewater in Madison to talk Wisconsin hoops, NBA trade deadline and more.

ESPN Stats & Info

Badgers' woes against unranked foes

Wisconsin had no trouble beating unranked teams until recently losing to Northwestern, Michigan and Ohio State. Unranked Michigan State is up next.

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OSU has its best night from deep in a decade

In its upset of No. 16 Wisconsin, Ohio State shot 62.5 percent (10-of-16) from 3-point range. That's the Buckeyes' highest percentage from beyond the arc since 2006. (ESPN Stats & Info)

Ohio State tops Wisconsin at home (0:54)
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Watch: Badgers getting edge in Columbus

With Bronson Koenig expected to return to the starting lineup, Wisconsin is seen as the favorite on the road against Ohio State on Thursday by ESPN's BPI. Wisconsin needs a win to keep pace atop the Big Ten standings with Purdue. (9 p.m., ESPN/WatchESPN)


Will Big Ten seedings shake up again?

Michigan will play at Rutgers on Wednesday night while No. 24 Maryland hosts Minnesota. The Terrapins, Wolverines and Golden Gophers all risk their future NCAA tournament seeding.


Josh Gasser joins Wilde and Tausch

Former Badgers basketball star Josh Gasser joins Wilde and Rob Demovsky to talk about his favorite opponents on the court and his freshman year of college.


Markus Howard or Bronson Koenig?

Would you rather have Marquette star Markus Howard or Wisconsin veteran Bronson Koenig running your team for the NCAA tournament?

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.1Tied-183rd
Rebounds Per Game38.066th
Assists Per Game13.8160th
Points Allowed62.111th

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record36-21
Championship Seasons1941
Tournament Appearances22