Nov. 20, 2012
Final Stats |
Wisconsin vs. Presbyterian
Kohl Center -- Madison, Wis. -- Nov. 20, 2012
• Wisconsin improved to 3-1 on the season with the 88-43 win.
• The Badgers improved to 112-28 (.800) in non-conference games under Ryan, including an 85-6 (.933) mark at the Kohl Center.
• After Presbyterian scored its first basket to make it 5-2, the Badgers held the Blue Hose scoreless over the next 7:01 while going on a 17-0 run. Presbyterian missed five consecutive shots and had five turnovers during the Badgers’ surge.
• Wisconsin’s 88 points were the team’s most since scoring 99 in the 2010-11 season opener against Prairie View A&M on Nov. 14, 2010.
• The Badgers held the Blue Hose to 43 points, marking the second consecutive opponent UW has held below 50. Last season Wisconsin held 13 teams under 50 points en route to leading the NCAA in scoring defense at 53.2 points per game.
• Wisconsin recorded 24 assists to just six turnovers, the team’s highest output since dishing out 24 assists in an 88-40 win over Florida A&M on Nov. 16, 2007.
• The Badgers allowed Presbyterian to pull down just one team offensive rebound, the fewest for a UW opponent in the Bo Ryan era (2001-02 season).
• UW knocked down 16 3-pointers, the second-highest total in school history and one shy of the school-record 17 set against Coppin State on Dec. 23, 2010. UW’s 37 3-point attempts was also the second-highest total in school annals, trailing only the 40 attempts vs. Temple on Dec. 3, 2001.
• Wisconsin shot 52.4 percent from the field (33-of-63), its highest field goal percentage since shooting 56.8 percent against Savannah State on Dec. 15, 2011.
• Four Badgers scored in double figures for the first time this season and the first time since a game vs. Illinois on March 4, 2012.
• Wisconsin has four double-doubles on the season (Ben Brust 3, Ryan Evans 1). The Badgers had four all of last season.
• Junior guard Ben Brust finished with his third double-double in four games, posting 20 points and 12 rebounds. Brust is averaging 9.3 rebounds per game this season.
• Brust is the first Badgers player to post back-to-back double-doubles since Jon Leuer did it in 2011 (22 points, 10 rebounds vs. Penn State on 2/20/11 and 12 points, 12 rebounds at Michigan on 2/23/11).
• Brust is also the first UW player to record a double-double in three out of four games since Mike Wilkinson did so in 2005 (10 points, 11 rebounds at Indiana on 1/8/05, 29 points, 10 rebounds vs. Ohio State on 1/11/05 and 28 points, 15 rebounds at Michigan on 1/22/05).
• In posting a season-high 20 points, Brust racked up his third-career 20-point outing.
• Freshman Sam Dekker scored a career-high 16 points on 6-for-8 shooting (2-for-4 from 3-point range).
• Freshman George Marshall tallied a career-high 12 points, hitting 4-for-6 from 3-point territory. He also had a career-best three assists with no turnovers.
• Sophomore Frank Kaminsky posted career highs with 10 points and three assists to go along with one rebound, one block and two steals.