Dec. 15, 2011
Box Score |
Wisconsin vs. Savannah State
Kohl Center -- Madison, Wis.
No. 14 Wisconsin has won four straight games and improves to 10-2 on the season.
The Badgers have now won 10 or more non-conference games in six of the last seven seasons.
Wisconsin has won 44 consecutive home games against unranked non-conference foes.
UW is 159-12 (.930) at home under Bo Ryan, including a mark of 81-6 (.930) against non-conference opponents.
Savannah State scored 14 points in the first half. Wisconsin has limited 6 of its 12 opponents to 20 points or fewer in the first half.
In limiting Savannah State to a season-low 33 points, Wisconsin has now held 10 of its 12 opponents to their season-low point total.
The Badgers improved their nation-leading mark in scoring defense to 44.7 points per game.
Wisconsin has held 7 of its 12 opponents to fewer than 45 points, and has held 4 opponents below the 40-point threshold. The Badgers are now 33-1 under Bo Ryan when holding opponents under 45 points.
UW has held 16 consecutive opponents to 65 points or fewer, the nation's longest such streak.
The Badgers shot 56.8 percent from the floor (25-for-44), their second-best shooting performance of the season (.588 in season-opener vs. Kennesaw State).
Wisconsin attempted just 8 shots from 3-point range, its fewest 3-point attempts in a game since shooting 7 from beyond the arc in a 61-39 win at Milwaukee on Dec. 12, 2007.
The Badgers held Savannah State to an 0-for-3 mark from 3-point range, the first time a UW opponent went without a made 3-pointer since a 78-46 win at Indiana on Feb. 25, 2010.
Junior Jared Berggren scored a game-high 13 points on 5-for-8 shooting and has scored in double figures in 8 of 12 games.
Junior Ryan Evans scored 12 points for his seventh double-figure scoring game of the season, going 4-for-6 from the field and adding 5 rebounds.
Senior Jordan Taylor dished out 3 assists to go along with 12 points, 3 rebounds and a pair of steals.
Sophomore Josh Gasser scored 10 points on 4-for-6 shooting and pulled down 5 rebounds along with a career-high 2 blocks.
Sophomore Duje Dukan grabbed his first career steal and finished with 2 for the game.
Freshman Evan Anderson matched his career high with 2 points and pulled down a career-high 3 rebounds.
Freshman Frank Kaminsky posted a career-high 3 blocks.