Dec. 5, 2009
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MADISON, Wis --
Wisconsin 79, Grambling State 46 - Post-Game Notes
• Wisconsin improved to 6-1 on the season, marking the fifth-consecutive year UW has opened with a record of 6-1 or better.
• Bo Ryan recorded his 199th win at Wisconsin. His 199 wins are third all-time among UW coaches.
• The Badgers improved to 199-74 (.729) under Ryan, including a 124-10 (.925) mark at home.
• Wisconsin is 63-5 (.926) against non-conference opponents at the Kohl Center under Ryan.
• The Badgers had four players in double figures: Trevon Hughes (20), Jason Bohannon (11), Jon Leuer (11) and Jordan Taylor (11). That marks the first time Wisconsin had four players in double figures since having four at Northwestern (1/31/09).
• Wisconsin shot 60.0 percent from the field. That is the team’s highest field goal percentage since shooting 62.3 percent vs. Southern on Nov. 19, 2006.
• UW made 50.0 percent of its 3-point tries (6-of-12), its highest percentage since shooting 50.0 percent (7-of-14) vs. Indiana on Feb. 19, 2009.
• Wisconsin tallied a season-high 18 assists, the most since posting 19 vs. Indiana on Feb. 19, 2009.
• The Badgers’ 33-point margin of victory was its largest win since beating Penn State, 77-41, in the 2007-08 regular season finale (3/5/08).
• Wisconsin out-rebounded Grambling State by a 37-27 margin. UW has out-rebounded six of its seven opponents on the year.
• Trevon Hughes topped the 20-point benchmark for the second-consecutive game. This is the third time in his career that he has posted back-to-back 20-point outings. He has also scored in double figures in six straight games, matching his longest such streak. Hughes also matched a career high with seven rebounds.
• Jordan Taylor finished with 11 points, a career-high seven rebounds, five assists and one steal. This marked his third career game in double figures and he now has 14 assists in the last three games. Taylor owns a team-high +3.8 assist-to-turnover radio (23 assists and six turnovers) on the season.
• Jon Leuer finished in double figures for the fourth-consecutive game. That is his longest streak of double-digit scoring games.
• Jared Berggren scored a career-high five points in a career-high 10 minutes of action.
• Dan Fahey saw his first action as a Badger, recording one minute.