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This Week in Badger Athletics: Jan. 21-27


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<b>The Badgers will look to extend their 13-game home winning streak over Alaska-Anchorage when it visits the Kohl Center this weekend.</b>

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The Badgers will look to extend their 13-game home winning streak over Alaska-Anchorage when it visits the Kohl Center this weekend.
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Jan. 21, 2013

Men's Basketball (13-5, 4-1 Big Ten)
This Week: The Badgers (13-5, 4-1) return home this week for a pair of key Big Ten contests. Wisconsin welcomes Michigan State on Tuesday at 6 p.m. before Minnesota makes the trip to Madison on Saturday. Tip-off is slated for 1 p.m.

Last Week: Wisconsin finished the week 1-1 after earning a road win at then second-ranked Indiana and falling to Iowa in Iowa City.

Need to Know: In 12 season under Bo Ryan, UW owns the fourth-best home winning percentage (.917) in the country. The Badgers are 176-16 at the Kohl Center since 2001-02.

Good to Know: Tuesday's game will air live on ESPN, while Saturday's contest will be broadcast by the Big Ten Network. Fans can also follow both games via a live Gameday Blog on UWBadgers.com.

• vs. Michigan State  (Jan. 22) -- Live Gameday Blog  |  Listen Live  http://grfx.cstv.com/images/icons/audio.gif 

• vs. Minnesota  (Jan. 26) -- Live Gameday Blog  |  Listen Live  http://grfx.cstv.com/images/icons/audio.gif


Women's Basketball (9-10, 1-5 Big Ten)
This Week: For the second time in 14 days, the Badgers (9-10 overall, 1-5 Big Ten) will play Iowa (14-5, 3-2) when they travel to Iowa City, Iowa, on Thursday. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. from Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Wisconsin dropped a 65-56 decision to the Hawkeyes on Jan. 10. UW plays only one game this week as it has its first Big Ten bye this weekend. 

Last Week: Wisconsin ended its six-game losing streak and won its first Big Ten game of the season with a 68-49 win over Ohio State on Sunday. It was the first time in 12 years and 20 games that the Badgers have defeated the Buckeyes.

Need to Know: Junior Morgan Paige was a perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line against the Buckeyes on Sunday to up her streak of consecutive free throws made to 23. She needs only three more free throws to break the UW record of 25 consecutive free throws made set by Michele Kozelka from Dec. 1-Dec. 12, 1989.  

Good to Know: The contest against Iowa will air live on BTDN on InsideBadgerSports.com. Thursday's game will be broadcast on 1310 WIBA-AM and will feature a live Gameday Blog available on UWBadgers.com.

• at Iowa (Jan. 24) -- GameTracker   |   Listen Live  http://grfx.cstv.com/images/icons/audio.gif  |  Watch Live Small Video Graphic


MEN'S HOCKEY (9-8-5, 6-5-5 WCHA)
This Week: Men's hockey (9-8-5, 6-5-5 WCHA) plays its first WCHA home games since Dec. 7-8 with a series against Alaska-Anchorage (3-14-5, 1-13-4 WCHA) on Friday and Saturday at the Kohl Center. Friday's game begins at 7 p.m., while Saturday's game is an 8 p.m. start.

Last Week: Wisconsin posted a home split with No. 8 Miami (13-6-5, 8-4-4 CCHA), winning, 1-0, and falling, 2-1.

Need to Know: The Badgers own a five-game winning streak against the Seawolves, and a 13-game home winning streak against UAA.

Good to Know: Both games this weekend air live on Fox Sports Wisconsin+ and then tape-delayed on Wisconsin Channel at 10 p.m. Both games can also be heard live on the radio at WIBA-AM 1310 and via audio stream at Badgersportsnetwork.com. Live stats and a live Gameday Blog are available at UWBadgers.com.

• vs. Alaska-Anchorage (Jan. 25) -- Listen Live  http://grfx.cstv.com/images/icons/audio.gif     

• vs. Alaska-Anchorage (Jan. 26) -- Listen Live  http://grfx.cstv.com/images/icons/audio.gif    


WOMEN'S HOCKEY (15-7-2, 11-7-2-2 WCHA)
This Week: The Badgers renew the Border Battle rivalry this weekend, hosting No. 1 Minnesota on Friday and Sunday at LaBahn Arena. Both games will begin at 2 p.m.

Last Week: Wisconsin traveled to Grand Forks, N.D., splitting a weekend series with North Dakota. A 12-game undefeated streak vs. UND came to an end after North Dakota beat Wisconsin, 3-0, in the opening game of the weekend. The Badgers rebounded the following day, winning by a score of 2-1. 

Need to Know: Minnesota enters the weekend having tied Wisconsin's NCAA record for longest undefeated streak at 32 games.

Good to Know: Video streams for the games against Minnesota will be available online at InsideBadgerSports.com, with Sunday's being produced by BTN's Digital Network. Audio for both games will be available at WSUM.org, Sunday's game will also be aired on WIBA 1310-AM. Live Stats and a live Gameday Blog will be available on UWBadgers.com.

• Minnesota (Jan. 25) - Gameday Blog  |  Live Stats  |  Live Video  | Live Audio

• Minnesota (Jan. 27) - Gameday Blog  |  Live Stats  |  Live Video  | Live Audio


MEN'S TRACK & FIELD
This Week:
 The No. 12-ranked Badgers venture out on the road for the first time this season, traveling to Ames, Iowa, to compete in the Bill Bergan Invitational on Saturday.

Last Week: UW dominated its own Wisconsin Elite Invitational inside The Shell, winning 12 events.

Need to Know: In his season debut, sophomore Austin Mudd clocked a time of 1:52.65 to win the 800 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational. The returning All-American ranks fourth in the Big Ten and eighth nationally in the event.

Good to Know: Live results from Saturday's Bill Bergan Invitational will be available online at Cyclones.com. 

Live results


WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD
This Week:
 The 16th-ranked Badgers head to Ames, Iowa, to compete in the Bill Bergan Invitational on Saturday. Field events begin at 9:30 a.m., with action on the track underway at noon.

Last Week: The Badgers claimed six event wins at their own Wisconsin Elite Invitational inside The Shell.

Need to Know: Wisconsin continues to be well-represented in the throws, with senior Taylor Smith ranked 11th nationally in the weight throw (66-5) and 13th in the shot put (53-9 1/4). Teammate Kelsey Card leads the Big Ten and ranks 12th nationally in the shot at 53-10 1/2.

Good to Know: Live results from Saturday's Bill Bergan Invitational will be available online at Cyclones.com.

• Live results


MEN'S SWIM & DIVE
This Week:
 Wisconsin hits the road for Charlottesville, Va., this weekend to take on a pair of ACC foes. The Badgers will take on Virginia on Jan. 25 before battling Virginia Tech on Jan, 26.

Last Week: The Badgers had the week off after traveling to L.A. to take on USC to begin the second half of the season.

Need to Know: Senior Michael Weiss traveled overseas, representing Team USA at the 2012 FINA Short Course World Championships. Weiss finished seventh in the 400-meter individual medley event and anchored the eventual gold-medal winning 800-meter relay squad in the preliminary race.

Good to Know: Visit UWBadgers.com for complete coverage of the Badgers' trip to Virginia and Virginia Tech.


WOMEN'S SWIM & DIVE
This Week:
 Wisconsin hits the road for Charlottesville, Va., this weekend to take on a pair of ACC foes. The Badgers will take on Virginia on Jan. 25 before battling Virginia Tech on Jan, 26.

Last Week: The Badgers had the week off after traveling to L.A. to take on USC to begin the second half of the season.

Need to Know: Following a stellar December, sophomore Ivy Martin earned Wisconsin's Student-Athlete of the Month. Martin has achieved five NCAA cuts this season and began the year with the nation's fastest time in the 50 free.

Good to Know: Visit UWBadgers.com for complete coverage of the Badgers' trip to Virginia and Virginia Tech.


MEN'S TENNIS
This Week:
 The Badgers start their spring season with a doubleheader at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium on Saturday. Wisconsin looks to defend an 11-match win streak against Southern Illinois at 11 a.m. before facing UMKC at 3 p.m. for the first time in team history.

Need to Know: UW starts the season with 12-straight home matches at Nielsen Tennis Stadium. The Badgers have a history of success at home, finishing 9-3 at Nielsen last season.

Good to Know: Live updates will be available throughout the day on the men's tennis Twitter page, @BadgerMTennis, and a complete recap will be available on UWBadgers.com following the matches. 


WOMEN'S TENNIS
This Week:
 Wisconsin starts the 2013 season with a trip to Durham, N.C. The Badgers will open the season against Duke on Saturday before facing College of Charleston and Wyoming on Sunday. 

Need to Know: The Badgers' fall season consisted of four tournaments. Freshman Lauren Chypyha led the team with a 6-3 singles record and teamed up with senior Hannah Berner to post a 2-5 doubles record. 

Good to Know: UWBadgers.com will have a complete recap following all three matches.


WRESTLING (6-4, 3-2 Big Ten)
This Week: No. 19 Wisconsin (6-4, 3-2 Big Ten) returns home to the UW Field House to host Indiana (6-5, 0-3) on Friday night. The Badgers then travel to Hinsdale, Ill., on Monday to square off with the Purdue Boilermakers (10-5, 1-3).

Last Week: The Badgers dropped a pair of Big Ten road bouts to top ranked teams. On Friday, UW suffered a 36-6 loss to No. 1 Penn State and on Sunday, it fell 29-10 to No. 6 Ohio State.

Good to Know: No. 11 Connor Medbery (Hwt.) upped his undefeated dual competition record on the season to 9-0 with a win over Ohio State's No. 12-ranked Peter Capone. Medbery is now an undefeated 5-0 against Big Ten competition including four victories over ranked Big Ten opponents.

Need to Know: Friday's dual will stream live on the Big Ten Digital Network and UWBadgers.com will host a live Gameday Blog. Monday's dual will also feature a live Gameday Blog and both matches will have live results available on Twitter (@Badger_Wrestle). 

• Indiana (Jan. 25) Watch Live Small Video Graphic

• Purdue (Jan. 28) Watch Live Small Video Graphic

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