March 3, 2013
Wisconsin vs. Purdue
Kohl Center -- Madison, Wis. -- March 3, 2013
• The Badgers lost their regular-season home finale for the first time under head coach Bo Ryan, with UW now 11-1 on Senior Day in Ryan’s 12 seasons. UW’s 11-game win streak in home finales was by far the longest active streak in the Big Ten. Purdue now owns the longest active streak with three straight Senior Day wins.
• UW lost to an unranked Big Ten opponent at the Kohl Center for just the third time in Ryan’s 12 seasons, falling to 69-3 (.958) in such games.
• The Badgers are now 181-18 (.910) at the Kohl Center during head coach Bo Ryan’s 12 seasons, the fourth-best mark in the nation during that span.
• Wisconsin was defeated for just the second time since Feb. 1, falling to 6-2 over that span. The Badgers are 79-27 (.745) in regular-season games played on Feb. 1 or later under Bo Ryan.
• The Badgers fell to 8-10 vs. Purdue under Bo Ryan. The Boilermakers are the only Big Ten team with a winning record against Wisconsin in the Ryan era.
• After shooting 50.0 percent from the field in the first half (14-for-28), the Badgers were limited to 29.6 percent shooting in the second half, including an 0-for-12 mark from 3-point range.
• Purdue’s 69 points were the most scored by a UW opponent at the Kohl Center in regulation this season. Iowa scored 70 in UW’s 74-70 overtime win on Feb. 6.
• Purdue is just the second team to score 60 points in regulation vs. the Badgers at the Kohl Center this season. Michigan scored 60 points in the first 40 minutes of UW’s eventual 65-62 overtime win on Feb. 9.
• The Badgers entered Sunday’s game allowing an average of just 50.9 points per game at home this season.
• Senior Jared Berggren scored a team-high 13 points and added 8 rebounds. He finished with 4 blocks, extending his own school record for career blocks to 130.
• Senior Ryan Evans scored 10 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished out 4 assists.
• Freshman Sam Dekker scored 10 points to finish in double figures for the sixth-consecutive game and 17th time this season. Dekker also had a career-high 2 blocks and finished with 3 assists. Dekker is averaging 9.4 points per game and shooting a team-best 51.9 percent from the floor (including 44.8 percent from 3-point range) in Big Ten play.
• Sophomore Traevon Jackson finished 3-for-4 from the field and scored 6 points to go along with 3 assists and a career-high 3 steals.