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Postgame notes: Wisconsin vs. Ohio State



Feb. 12, 2011

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Team Notes
•    Saturday’s sellout crowd marked the 134th consecutive sellout at the Kohl Center.

•    Wisconsin is now 14-0 at the Kohl Center this season, winning by an average of 19.2 points.

•    Overall, the Badgers have won 17 consecutive home games and 35 of their last 36. The current win streak is tied for the ninth-longest nationally and the second-longest active mark in the Big Ten.

•    At home vs. the Big Ten, Wisconsin is 76-6 (.927) under Bo Ryan.

•    The Badgers entered the game leading the nation with just 7.8 turnovers per game. UW turned the ball over just nine times on Saturday, including just three in the second half.

•    Wisconsin overcame a 15-point deficit in the second half to beat Ohio State. It’s the sixth time in school history the Badgers have come back from a deficit of at least 15 points and the 40th time in school history that the team has overcome a double-digit second half deficit.

•    The Badgers have beaten Ohio State nine straight times at the Kohl Center. Bo Ryan has not lost to the Buckeyes at home in his 10 seasons, improving to 8-0.

•    Wisconsin has now trailed at halftime in 31 of 161 home games at the Kohl Center. The Badgers have come back to win 21 of those contests, including three this year.

Beating a No. 1 team
•    Wisconsin defeated an AP No. 1 team for just the second time in school history. The other time was a 86-67 win over Ohio State on March 3, 1962.

•    The Badgers improve to 25-7 against ranked teams at the Kohl Center under Bo Ryan, including 10 straight wins.

•    The win marks the eighth time since 1969-70 that a school has beaten the No. 1 football team and No. 1 basketball team in the same season. It was last done by Florida against Ohio State in 2006-07.

Defensive Notes
•    The Badgers have still not allowed an opponent to score 70 points this season, the only team in the nation to do so. Under Bo Ryan, UW is 219-50 (.814) in such situations.

Individual Notes
•    Jordan Taylor had a game-high 27 points, including 21 in the second half. The Badgers went on a 30-8 run in the second half to turn a 47-32 deficit into a 62-55 lead. Taylor accounted for 26 of those points by scoring 18 himself and using three assists to add another eight points.

•    Taylor entered the game leading the nation with a 3.89 assist-to-turnover ratio. Against the Buckeyes he finished with seven assists to just one turnover. He now has 17 assists and two turnovers in five career games against OSU.

•    Jon Leuer finished with 12 points, reaching double figures for the 30th straight game. He went 1-of-2 from the free throw line, extending his streak to 26 consecutive shots made until his miss.

•    Taylor and Leuer came into the game leading the Big Ten at 39.2 combined points per game during conference play. They scored 39 against the Buckeyes.

•    Josh Gasser scored 11 points for UW, his most since reaching 12 against Manhattan on Nov. 25. He set a career high with three 3-pointers.

•    Mike Bruesewitz contributed 12 points in the victory, his best scoring output since a career-high 18 points against Green Bay on Dec. 13 and the second-highest point total of his career.

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