Jan. 5, 2011
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• Wednesday's sellout crowd marked the 131st consecutive sellout at the Kohl Center.
• Wisconsin is now 9-0 at the Kohl Center this season, winning by an average of 23.7 points per game.
• Overall, the Badgers have won 12 consecutive home games.
• The Badgers have beaten Michigan in nine straight games overall and have won the last 10 meetings in Madison.
• Wisconsin trailed Michigan 28-26 at the half. Including tonight, Wisconsin has trailed at halftime in only 29 of 156 home games under Bo Ryan. The Badgers have come back to win 19 of those.
• At home in the Big Ten, Wisconsin is 71-6 (.922) under Ryan
• Wisconsin entered the game leading the nation with just 8.1 turnovers per game. The Badgers committed eight on Wednesday night. After turning it over six times in the first half, UW went the first 18:45 of the second half without giving the ball away.
• The Badgers shot 15-of-18 from the free throw the line. The team entered the game tied with Harvard for the best free-throw percentage in the country at 80.2 percent and now sits second in the nation at 80.4 percent (189-235). Harvard meanwhile shot 23-of-24 in its game against Boston College to take the lead at 81.5 percent.
• Wisconsin has now won 17 consecutive games following a loss. The last time the Badgers lost back-to-back games was in January of 2009.
• Wisconsin shot 47.7 percent to improve its mark to 10-0 in 2010-11 when shooting better than 45.0 percent. UW is also 11-0 and has won its last 32 games overall when posting a better field goal percentage than its opponent, as Michigan shot 39.5 percent.
• The Badgers held a team under 60 points for the 10th time this season in 15 games. Overall under Bo Ryan, Wisconsin is now 147-14 (.913) when holding opponents to under 60 points.
• Wisconsin has held its opponent below 70 points in 33 consecutive home games (excluding overtime). That is the nation's longest active streak, besting Ohio State's 32 consecutive games.
• Wisconsin started the line-up of Jordan Taylor, Rob Wilson, Tim Jarmusz, Jon Leuer and Keaton Nankivil for the first time this season.
• Junior Rob Wilson made his first career start.
• Senior Keaton Nankivil hit 3-of-5 on 3-pointers, finishing with 13 points. Over the last six games Nankivil has made 14-of-23 (60.9 percent) from beyond the arc.
• Senior Jon Leuer finished with 17 points, his 22nd-straight game with double-digit scoring. He has scored at least 16 points in 14 of the 15 games this season.
• Junior Jordan Taylor's 20 points marked the sixth time this season he has gone for at least 20 and the ninth time he has done so in his career. His 20 points were three off of his career high.
• Senior Tim Jarmusz doled out four assists while committing zero turnovers. On the year, he has a 9.0 assist-to-turnover ratio (18 assists, 2 turnovers).