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Game notes vs. No. 22 Nebraska


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Game Notes vs. No. 22 Nebraska
Feb. 5, 2014
Kohl Center, Madison, Wis.

Team Notes

-          The Badgers lost their first overtime game of the season. Wisconsin won two straight overtime games in late December and early January, defeating Green Bay 65-61 and Illinois 76-64 in OT.

-          Wisconsin falls to 0-2 against top-25 teams after it also lost to No. 23 Gonzaga on Dec. 10.

-          UW has scored more than 67 points its last three games after failing to hit the 60-point mark in three straight contests.

-          The Badgers shot better than 44 percent from the field for the third straight game after failing to crack 40 percent in four consecutive contests. UW shot 44.3 percent (27-31) from the field against Nebraska. The Huskers hit 43.5 percent (30-69).

-          Wisconsin shot a season-high 77.8 percent (7-9) from 3-point range but took a season-low attempts (9).

-          Nebraska made an opponent season-high 10 3-pointers and took an opponent season-high 24 3-point attempts.

-          Wisconsin outrebounded Nebraska 40-38, its third-straight game with outrebounding an opponent.

-          The Badgers recorded seven blocks in the game, tying their second-highest mark of the season.

-          Nebraska went just 1-5 from the free throw line, marking an opponent season-low makes and a season-low for the Huskers.

-          Wisconsin held the Huskers to just 21 first-half points, a season low for Nebraska.

Individual Notes

-          Three Badgers scored in double figures, led by a game-high 24 from Michala Johnson. The 6-3 post had just two points at the half and scored UW’s first eight points in the overtime period. She was 11-20 from the field (55 percent), taking an individual season-high attempts. Johnson also tied her career high with three blocks.

-          Senior Taylor Wurtz picked up her second-straight double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds. It was her team-best sixth double-double of the season and the 14th of her career. The 6-0 guard took a career-high 19 field goal attempts.

-          Junior Jacki Gulczynski pulled down 10 rebounds, her third-straight game with double-figure rebounds.

 

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