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Postgame Notes: Wisconsin 65, Michigan 62 (OT)

ON WISCONSIN <b>Brust's buzzer beater was UW's first since Josh Gasser's 3-pointer beat Michigan in 2011.</b>
Brust's buzzer beater was UW's first since Josh Gasser's 3-pointer beat Michigan in 2011.

Feb. 9, 2013

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Postgame Notes
Wisconsin vs. Michigan
Kohl Center -- Madison, Wis. -- Feb. 9, 2013

•    Ben Brust’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation marked the 18th time in UW history a player has hit a buzzer-beater in a Badgers win. It was the third buzzer-beater in school history that forced overtime and led to a win.
•    The last time a UW player forced overtime with a buzzer-beater in a Badgers win came when Don Page hit two free throws at the end of regulation in an eventual 66-62 win at Iowa on Feb. 13, 1950.
•    Brust’s shot was the Badgers’ first buzzer-beater that led to a win since Josh Gasser banked in a 3-pointer at the end of regulation in a 53-52 win at Michigan on Feb. 23, 2011.
•    UW has won 6 of its last 7 home games vs. teams ranked in the top five of the Associated Press poll, dating back to an 89-75 win over No. 2 Pitt on Dec. 16, 2006.
•    Wisconsin now has 6 home wins over AP top-5 teams in the last 7 years, tied with Pittsburgh for the most in the nation over that span.
•    The Badgers improved to 4-4 vs. teams ranked in the AP Top 25 this season, including a 4-2 mark against ranked Big Ten teams. That ties UW with Indiana and Syracuse for the most wins over top 25 opponents this season.
•    With wins over No. 1 Indiana and No. 3 Michigan, UW is the only team in the nation with multiple wins over teams currently ranked in the top three of the AP Top 25.
•    Wisconsin is now 29-11 (.725) at the Kohl Center vs. teams ranked in the AP Top 25.
•    The Badgers played in back-to-back overtime games for the fourth time in school history and the first time since consecutive OT losses vs. Minnesota (Jan. 15, 2009) and at Iowa (Jan. 21, 2009).
•    The Badgers won their 11th-consecutive home game vs. Michigan, improving to 11-1 against the Wolverines at the Kohl Center (10-0 under Bo Ryan).
•    Bo Ryan improved to 16-5 against Michigan as the Badgers’ head coach.
•    UW has won 13 of its last 15 meetings with the Wolverines, dating back to the 2005 season.
•    Wisconsin won consecutive games that went to overtime for the first time in school history.
•    Wisconsin improved to 179-17 (.913) at the Kohl Center under Bo Ryan, including a mark of 89-10 (.899) in Big Ten Conference home games.
•    Bo Ryan improved to 140-57 (.711) in Big Ten games, the highest winning percentage in conference history.
•    With the win, Ryan tied Jerry Slocum and Gary Williams for 35th on the NCAA’s all-time wins list with 668 for his career (668-211, .760).

•    Junior Ben Brust scored a team-high 14 points on 4-for-7 shooting from 3-point range. Brust went 3-for-4 from 3-point range in the second half and overtime. Brust has led the Badgers in scoring in three consecutive games. In his career, UW is 14-0 when Brust leads the team in scoring.
•    Senior Jared Berggren scored 13 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and had 1 block, giving him 117 for his career to tie Mike Wilkinson for third on UW’s all-time list.
•    Freshman Sam Dekker finished with 12 points and 5 rebounds after scoring 7 points and grabbing 3 boards in a 6-minute stretch of the first half.
•    Senior Ryan Evans finished with 11 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists.

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