The #9 Wisconsin Badgers (8-1, 2-0) took down the #12 Michigan State Spartans (6-2, 0-2) inside the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Michigan on this Christmas Day!
It’s UW’s first win inside the Breslin Center since March 2, 2004! Breaking a 12-game losing streak.
And to think some idiot UW fans wanted Greg Gard fired one year ago.
D’Mitrik Trice took over in the second half for UW. Trice finished with 29 points.
Aleem Ford finished with 13 points. Micah Potter and Brad Davison each finished with 11 points.
Nate Reuvers had a key block late in the game.
UW had four turnovers in their first nine possessions, they finished the game with six turnovers.
Wisconsin shot 27-for-52 (51.9%) from the field, 8-for-19 (42.1%) from 3-point range and 23-of-30 (76.7%) at the free throw line.
The Badgers are next in action on Monday, December 28, where they’ll welcome Maryland to the Kohl Center. Tip-off is set for 6:00 PM (CT) and will be televised on FS1.