Nov. 11, 2012
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Game Notes vs. Milwaukee
Nov. 11, 2012
Kohl Center, Madison, Wis.
Player of the Game
Sophomore AnnMarie Brown picked up her first career double-double with career highs of 11 points and 10 rebounds. The 6-0 guard/forward set or tied career bests in six statistical categories. She was 5-of-12 from the field and played a career high 34 minutes. Brown also tied her career best with one assist and one block.
The Badgers led 37-33 at the half and went on a 7-0 run to open the second half, to take a 44-33 lead. Taylor Wurtz led the UW with four points during the run.
Play of the Game
Senior Tiera Stephen scored a layup with 5:46 to play, landing and sliding on her butt after the make. She got up quickly and seven seconds later, recorded her sixth steal of the game.
Stat of the Game
Senior Tiera Stephen finished with a career-high eight steals which ties her for fifth on the UW all-time single-game record list. The Badgers finished with 11 steals, the most for the team since having eight steals at Iowa on Jan. 19, 2012.
Stephen also scored a career-high eight points on 4-of-8 shooting from the field. She tied her career high with seven rebounds.
- The Badgers opened their season with a win over Milwaukee for the second straight year. UW defeated the Panthers 68-51 in Milwaukee on Nov. 11, 2011.
- Head coach Bobbie Kelsey improves to 2-0 in season openers while the Badgers improve to 23-16 in openers in 39 years of competition.
- Wisconsin had four players score in double figures for the first time since four scored 10-or-more against Nebraska on Jan. 12, 2012.
- Junior Morgan Paige took a career-high 16 field goal attempts.
- Three freshman played five-or-more minutes, tallying career bests. Nicole Bauman scored a career-high 10 points on 3-of-6 shooting from the field. She was 3-of-5 from 3-point range. The 5-8 guard also pulled down five rebounds, added two assists, one block and one steal in 23 minutes of play. Dakota Whyte played 13 minutes, scoring three points and adding two assists and one steal. Tessa Cichy played five minutes, scoring two points and adding one rebound.
- The Badgers struggled in the two areas that they set school records in last season. Wisconsin shot just 21.1 percent (4-of-19) from 3-point range and just 55.6 percent (10-of-18) from the free throw line.
- Wisconsin dished off 20 assists, the most since handing off 20 dimes at Minnesota on Jan. 26, 2012.